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1. Is nicotine all bad?

2. Study may explain mysterious cancer–day care connection

The image shows an abnormal blood cell from a mouse that developed leukemia after being injected with cells treated to simulate multiple infections. The coloring marks pairs of chromosomes. In this case, the diseased cell has three copies of chromosome 18

3. Study: Americans’ exposure to heat extremes could rise six-fold by mid-century

4. U.S. FDA considers expanding tests for drug residues in milk

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5. Where Is Avian Flu Hiding?

6. Pearl River Delta air quality improves but ozone levels rise, report shows

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When you sit down to a meal, you don’t necessarily think about or even want to think about all the different things that could be a health hazard floating about in your food. But it’s more important than we realize to think about it.  We need to want to make things safer for all of us.  I’ve read the following articles that you may all find helpful.  Happy reading.

1. Health food expert Joseph E. Pizzorno on toxins and modern diet

Takeaway: Dr Joseph E. Pizzorno says salt is a "toxin of choice", along with cigarettes and alcohol.

2. Dietician cautions against excess mercury in seafood

3. Food safety scientists have ties to Big Tobacco

‘Hired guns’ tasked with overseeing approval of additives

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Massive legal loophole means companies can add new ingredients to foods with no government safety review


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1. More than 600 reported chemical exposure in Iraq, Pentagon acknowledges.

2. Pesticide levels on food unknown due to poor government testing.

3. What’s the environmental impact of modern war?

Environmental impact of modern war

4. The San Jacinto River waste pits unleashed toxics into the river and, residents say, their bodies.

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5. Puget Sound eagles show high levels of banned toxic compound.

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6. The Amish: Makers of jam, fine cabinetry, and polluted rivers.

7. Freight train carrying diesel plunges into river in Quebec.

8. Environmental, public health groups sue FDA over feed additive.

9. Where do fracking fluids go? Scientists create the first detector.

Where Do Fracking Fluids Go? Scientists Create the First Detector

10. Under blue skies, Beijing rolls out red carpet for Obama, Putin.

11. OK given to restart nuclear plant in Japan.

12. Ivory Coast tackling its toxic mobile waste problem.

Waste and pollution in water

13. Future of Great Barrier Reef divides scientists.

14. Freedom says deal with DEP could ease chemical cleanup.

15. North Carolina orders Duke to redo coal ash monitoring plans.

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16. Latin America’s water woes blamed on politics and poor infrastructure.

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17. Canada’s Potash to spend over $53 mln in US Clean Air Act case.

18. Exide ordered to clean up homes tainted by battery plant.

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McKenzie Lowe diagnosed with rare disease 2 years ago


Legislation sent to governor’s desk