Tag Archives: toxic chemicals

Air freshener gases causes car to explode

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(NaturalHealth365) Gases from a car air freshener recently caused a car to explode in the UK. The automobile, a Ford Focus hatchback, was parked in a B&Q car park in Essex at the time. This unexpected explosion reportedly blew off the doors and roof of the car, injuring one person. While the person’s injuries were said to be minor, this ... Read More »

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Commonly used cleaning products: A big threat to family health

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s hard to think of a substance more seemingly harmless and wholesome than soap. Yet many of these cleaning products, especially those billed as “antibacterial,” contain a stew of toxic chemicals, allergens and irritants – which may cause physical harm when used long-term. And laundry detergents and household cleaners can be fatal if ingested – a frightening situation, in ... Read More »

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DNA repair damaged by being exposed to cancer-causing, common household products

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(NaturalHealth365) If you’re not favoring organic, chemical-free personal care product choices or natural solutions whenever possible, you (quite frankly) are probably raising your risk for getting cancer. Research out of the University of Cambridge has verified the link between toxic chemicals called aldehydes, the destruction of DNA repair mechanisms and a higher risk of cancer due to their effects at ... Read More »

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Pesticide DANGERS: The Poison Papers expose decades of collusion between industry and regulators

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(NaturalHealth365) A massive cache of documents and correspondence between regulatory agencies and the chemical industry has now seen the light of day – and it exposes a stunning pattern of collusion and deceit. Over 200,000 documents – including study summaries, internal secret memos, meeting minutes and sworn testimonies – attest to the fact that both industry and regulators were aware ... Read More »

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Macaroni and cheese products test positive for toxic chemicals

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(NaturalHealth365) In an alarming revelation from food industry watchdogs, it’s been found that 29 of 30 mac and cheese products test positive for toxic chemicals called phthalates.  Keep reading to learn more about why these food products should be avoided. Phthalates are hormone-disrupting chemicals that have been known to alter thyroid functioning and lower testosterone, the male sex hormone. Exposure ... Read More »

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300 toxic “inert” ingredients used in pesticide products, but not listed on the label

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(NaturalHealth365) Despite efforts by environmental groups, over 300 toxic chemicals are currently hiding in pesticide products. As “inert” components, these hidden ingredients don’t have to be identified on the label.  Where is the transparency?! And “inert” doesn’t mean “insignificant” – the majority of pesticides are formulated so that the unlisted ingredients comprise an overwhelming 95 percent of the product volume ... Read More »

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Colorado court rules pesticide drift is trespassing against adjacent landowners and people with health sensitivities

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(NaturalHealth365)  This is a major pesticide warning for all farmers.  It took nearly six years in the Colorado court system, but justice has finally been served. Rancher James Hopper must pay a $7,500 fine and spend two days in jail for spraying pesticides that drifted onto his neighbor’s property. This “trespassing” of pesticides is in violation of a 2012 court ... Read More »

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Warning: Toxic chemicals in dental crowns from China

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(NaturalHealth365) No one wants elevated levels of toxic chemicals in their homes or their bodies. However, it is estimated that tens of thousands of Americans could have crowns and other dental components in their mouths that contain toxic chemicals. Many of these items are imported from China and other Asian countries. Unfortunately, reports of products from China containing dubious materials ... Read More »

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Pesticides cause up to 41 million people to suffer from adverse reactions and 200,000 deaths a year

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(NaturalHealth365) The UN has released a report that condemns the use of toxic pesticides – and attributes over 200,000 deaths per year, worldwide, to their use. The report also attacks the claim of agrochemical manufacturers that the use of pesticides is essential to address global hunger – and highlights the “systemic denial” of the companies regarding deaths and injuries from ... Read More »

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Death of 4 children due to toxic pesticides on their house

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(NaturalHealth365) Four children have died in Amarillo, Texas as the result of illegal use of toxic pesticides.  Aluminum phosphide, classified by the EPA as a “restricted use pesticide,” was applied on January 3, 2017 under a mobile home in which 10 people were living. When people in the home complained of feeling sickened, a family member tried using water to ... Read More »

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New study reveals unsafe toxic levels of chemicals in drinking water of 33 states

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(NaturalHealth365) The toxic chemicals perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) have been found in alarming levels in drinking water around the United States. In fact, they exceed safe levels that have been set by the Environmental Protection Agency, and are threatening the health of over 6 million people around the country. This disturbing news was uncovered by research teams from the Harvard ... Read More »

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Government advises airlines to spray pesticides on passengers

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(NaturalHealth365) Have you ever felt sick after flying, only to assume it’s jetlag or a virus you picked up from another passenger? Well, think again!  You might have been exposed to an insecticide, pesticides or other toxic chemicals – deliberately used by airline staff. I think airline passengers should be outraged to know that poisonous chemicals are now being sprayed ... Read More »

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