Dangerous Chemicals

Sunscreen warning: Is the Sunscreen Innovation Act of 2014 actually promoting skin cancer?


(NaturalHealth365) We all know the statistics: skin cancer is the most common form of diagnosed cancer in the U.S.  There are many reasons for the epidemic: the thinning of the ozone layer; our blind trust in labels and even toxic sunscreen products. (to name a few) The Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) was specifically designed to address the ‘effectiveness’ of sun-protective ... Read More »

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Toxic nail polish chemicals found in women’s bodies, researchers say


(NaturalHealth365) The nail polish market is booming. The industry estimates that about one-third of the women in the U.S. have at least 25 bottles of nail polish in their homes, and the industry is raking in about $770 million a year in sales with no decline in sight. But few women realize their use of this popular beauty product is ... Read More »

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People who eat fast food have hazardous levels of phthalates


(NaturalHealth365) Most people who consume fast food are aware that it isn’t good for them. Fast food is notoriously high in fat, sodium, processed carbohydrates and calories. However, what consumers might not be aware of is that these foods are also high in harmful chemicals called phthalates. A study from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health ... Read More »

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Buyer beware: Common laxative has antifreeze chemicals


(NaturalHealth365) A popular laxative continues to be wrongly and widely prescribed, despite a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about its primary ingredient – which has been linked to “neuropsychiatric events.”  At the time it issued the warning a few years ago, the FDA declared no further action was necessary. (truth is stranger than fiction) MiraLAX and its ... Read More »

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Food packaging chemical causes irreversible damage to children’s teeth


(NaturalHealth365) The results of a new study should be of concern to parents. The findings suggest that the exposure of young children to a chemical included in food packaging components can result in irreversible tooth enamel damage. Another chemical used in common fungicides causes these damaging effects as well. The study findings were presented in Munich, Germany at the 2016 ... Read More »

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Alzheimer’s Association says mercury fillings, aluminum, flu shots and aspartame do not affect brain health


(NaturalHealth365) Using its well-funded position as the authoritative voice on Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association has made some odd statements regarding certain factors believed to contribute to the risk of Alzheimer’s.  On its website, the organization claims that known probable and potentially contributing factors behind the Alzheimer’s epidemic are simply myths. (are you kidding?!) Many experts from the scientific and medical ... Read More »

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9 diseases linked to pesticides


(NaturalHealth365) The scientific evidence is unmistakable: exposure to pesticides is associated with elevated rates of some of the most significant – and potentially deadly – diseases of our lifetime. Yet, there continues to be a huge disconnect between the very high – and in some cases, epidemic rise of these diseases and the need for tighter controls (or elimination) of ... Read More »

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Replace toxins in your home with these essential oils


(NaturalHealth365) Most people are aware of the dangers of outdoor toxins and pollutants from sources like car exhausts, heavy manufacturing, industrial chemicals and agricultural run-off, to name a few. But, how much do you know about the toxins that could be lurking in the cabinet right under your kitchen sink? The fact is, the very products you may be using ... Read More »

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Glyphosate detected in 93 percent of Americans tested


(NaturalHealth365) It is the most-used herbicide in the world. So alarming as it may seem, it should come as no surprise that glyphosate – already labeled as a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization in 2015 – has now been identified inside most Americans.  In the first-ever, comprehensive, validated testing project carried out across America, this toxic chemical ... Read More »

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Man sues for 5 million dollars over glyphosate contaminated oatmeal


(NaturalHealth365) Eating a healthy breakfast is a great way to start your day, but not when your favorite breakfast food is contaminated with glyphosate – a highly toxic weed killer ingredient.  If you think that sounds ridiculous, think again. The presence of the toxic chemical glyphosate in a breakfast staple has become the subject of a $5 million lawsuit brought ... Read More »

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Fat cells triggered by new chemical in food packaging


(NaturalHealth365) There has already been controversy over chemicals used in the packaging of many foods. The health dangers of bisphenol A, or BPA, have caused consumers to look for “BPA-free” products just to be safe. Bisphenol A is a known endocrine disruptor that can cause the growth of fat cells. The top source of human exposure to bisphenol A has ... Read More »

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5 ways environmental toxins increase your risk of cancer


(NaturalHealth365) Understanding the causes behind a disease as fear-provoking as cancer can feel terrifying.  It seems every few days, there is news of research that has uncovered yet another potential carcinogen. Over time, the list of cancer-causing agents can become overwhelming. The reality is, you live, work and play amidst toxins and radiation every day. But arming yourself with knowledge ... Read More »

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