Tag Archives: toxins

What is Lurking Under Your House?

One of my patients sent me a question about her home’s environment.  During earthquake retrofitting, she was informed that some dirt in front of the house had to be pushed back from the foundation. After the dirt was moved, she noticed … Continue reading

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Lead in Your Plumbing?

The disastrous contaminated water situation in Flint, Michigan this year has alerted the populace across the country to the problem of lead contaminated water.  People were unaware of lead as a problem in the first place, unless you remember leaded … Continue reading

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Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

When we discover a bug in the kitchen (this story is not about computers) it is really easy to grab the “bug bomb” and zap it.  It seems to be that, as a society, we are very intolerant of bugs even though … Continue reading

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Endocrine Disruptor in Nail Polish Gets Absorbed By women’s bodies

There is Danger in those Beautiful Nails                   Environmental Working Group, which provides valuable information about chemicals and their effects on our health, has noted a study done by Duke University that we … Continue reading

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Pesticide Effects Seen Over Three Generations

…environmental exposures in one generation can affect the health of offspring even two generations later. Continue reading

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You Still Think GMO’s are Safe?

Dr. Don Huber is an award-winning, international scientist and professor emeritus of plant pathology at Purdue University.  In this interview he describes how glyphosate (the active ingredient in Round Up herbicide) works, how it is damaging plants systemically and reducing their … Continue reading

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See if you still want to eat meat out after reading this

…terrifying summary of a report from the USDA Inspector General about the drugs that are used in the animals from which our meat comes. Continue reading

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