Dangerous Chemicals

Glyphosate warning: Unfavorable birth outcomes for moms exposed to Roundup

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(NaturalHealth365) New data was recently presented at a children’s health conference warning the public about the grave dangers of glyphosate, the active ingredient in weed killers like Roundup and similar herbicides. When glyphosate gets into the systems of expectant mothers, the risk of a number of adverse outcomes rises. These include lower birth weight, shorter gestation times and additional risks ... Read More »

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Chemotherapy now proven to cause cancer cells to spread, scientists reveal

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(NaturalHealth365) Chemotherapy has been one of the primary treatments against the growth of cancer cells in many cancer types. Now research is showing that chemotherapy could actually be exacerbating the presence and growth of cancer cells, especially in persons with breast cancer. A common treatment protocol for breast cancer patients is chemotherapy followed by surgical removal of the tumor. It ... Read More »

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Sunscreen chemical turns highly toxic when exposed to sunlight, study reports

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(NaturalHealth365) Chronic low vitamin D levels have already been linked with an overuse of sunscreen, which has blocked many populations from receiving enough of the sun’s nourishing rays for adequate vitamin D production. Now, in a bizarre revelation, recent research is showing that sunscreen lotion can also break down into dangerous chemical compounds on the skin when exposed to sunlight ... Read More »

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WARNING about Alzheimer’s disease: Air pollution deposits toxic nanoparticles inside human brains

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(NaturalHealth365) Air pollution is a global health crisis and being linked to the rise in Alzheimer’s disease. The WHO reports that the most popular form of dementia (Alzheimer’s) contributes to 5.4 percent of all deaths worldwide, and living in areas with a high degree of air pollution is known to increase the odds of heart disease, cancer and stroke. But, ... Read More »

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California declares glyphosate a toxic cancer-causing chemical, effective July 7, 2017

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(NatualHealth365) In a win for consumer rights and safety, the OEHHA (California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment) has declared that glyphosate weed killer is a known, cancer-causing carcinogen. It will be added to the state’s Proposition 65 warning list. Proposition 65, also known as “The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,” was passed in order to ... Read More »

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Flame retardant linked to common type of thyroid cancer, study says

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(NaturalHealth365) An increasing number of flame retardant chemicals in various household products have been linked with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), the most common thyroid cancer type. Thyroid cancer rates are currently increasing the most rapidly of all kinds of cancer. It is believed that environmental factors such as the increased addition of flame retardant chemicals in common products are contributing ... Read More »

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Cancer patients say Roundup is to blame as EPA officials aids Monsanto

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(NaturalHealth365) Over 800 cancer patients are suing Monsanto – the producer of the glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup – saying the agrochemical giant corporation failed to warn consumers about cancer risk. And, their attorney says the number of plaintiffs is expected to soar within the next year. Meanwhile, explosive Monsanto emails, recently unsealed, seem to show that an EPA official cooperated with ... Read More »

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Environmental health organization sues Mott’s for labeling pesticide laden applesauce “natural”

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(NaturalHealth365) On May 5, 2017, national environmental health organization Beyond Pesticides sued Mott’s applesauce under consumer protection law. They are alleging false and misleading claims by the Mott’s brand that their applesauce is “natural” despite evidence showing that it contains a toxic pesticide. Residues of the neonicotinoid insecticide acetamiprid were found in Mott’s applesauce, says the lawsuit filed by Beyond ... Read More »

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Tap water is contaminated with popular insecticides, according to a new study

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(NaturalHealth365) A new study has found that even treated water could be harmful to your health. The study, titled Occurrence of Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Finished Drinking Water and Fate during Drinking Water Treatment, determined that tap water in some locations contains neonicotinoids, a class of harmful, toxic insecticides. At this time, there are no federal established guidelines regarding safe amounts ... Read More »

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The chronic effects of low-dose mercury exposure

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(NaturalHealth365) Natural health experts are sounding the alarm on chronic (low level) mercury exposure, calling it a “biochemical train wreck” and an “under-recognized epidemic.” Mercury, a known neurotoxin, binds to molecules, tissues and cells in the body and sets the stage for a host of serious chronic diseases – although both the American Dental Association and the FDA continue to ... Read More »

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Pesticide that paralyzed a family is commonly used in growing U.S. crops

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(NaturalHealth365) Methyl bromide, a chemical that seems to have paralyzed a Delaware family while they were vacationing in St. John, is still in use on U.S. produce. It is a toxic chemical known for causing neurological damage in humans. Methyl bromide use is banned by the Montreal Protocol, an international agreement; however, it still receives “critical use” exemptions from the ... Read More »

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Head of EPA rejects conclusions of EPA scientists, allows neurotoxic residue in food

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(NaturalHealth365) A recent action by the head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ensures that residue from a toxic pesticide can remain on food. Just under the deadline mandated by a federal appeals court, the new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt reversed a tentative 2015 decision to revoke food tolerances of chlorpyrifos – an insecticide linked with cancer and ... Read More »

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