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Diet Soda Linked to Depression in NIH-Funded Study

Posted by on January 9, 2013 in Environmental Hazards with 3 Comments
Diet Soda Linked to Depression in NIH-Funded Study

A new study has been published from the University of Rochester Medical Center that links long-term diet soda and diet fruit drink consumption with depression. The researchers also established a link showing that the higher the rate of consumption, the more likely one is to be diagnosed as depressed.

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Action Alert! What Is the “Irradiation Loophole,” and How Can You Help Close It? Sign the Petition Today

Posted by on January 8, 2013 in Environmental Hazards, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Action Alert! What Is the “Irradiation Loophole,” and How Can You Help Close It? Sign the Petition Today

The FDA’s big idea seems to be irradiation. Irradiated foods are exempted because FDA believes nuked, sterile food is safer. The agency is apparently not concerned with what happens to the food’s nutritional value or whether the irradiation itself is safe. How many food producers, hoping to avoid burdensome and expensive compliance requirements, will simply irradiate their fruits and vegetables? With such onerous rules combined with this big loophole, the FDA is actively encouraging irradiation.

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‘Smart’ Utility Meters Causing Sleep Trouble, Headaches, Heart Problems

Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Environmental Hazards with 6 Comments
‘Smart’ Utility Meters Causing Sleep Trouble, Headaches, Heart Problems

Smart meters—utility meters that use radio frequencies (RF) to report data to utility offices for billing and other purposes—may be harmful to your health. Smart meters cause sleep problems, stress, headaches, ringing in the ears, and heart problems.

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5 Sure Ways to Help you Exercise and Eat Right

Written by on January 5, 2013 in Environmental Hazards, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
5 Sure Ways to Help you Exercise and Eat Right

You can enjoy your favorite TV program or work on your laptop and still end up being physically fit. Below are five tips to help you eat right and exercise: eat three full meals a day, do snacks the smart way, …

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Billionaire Peter Thiel Invests in Atmospheric Vortex Technology to Harvest Clean Energy Using Tornadoes

Posted by on January 3, 2013 in Eco-Friendly with 0 Comments
Billionaire Peter Thiel Invests in Atmospheric Vortex Technology to Harvest Clean Energy Using Tornadoes

Peter Thiel, member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group and former owner of PayPal, has invested $300,000 to Canadian inventor Louis Michaud’s start up corporation called AVEtec which has created a machine that will harness the static energy created by the vortexes generated by tornadoes.

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Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At Risk

Posted by on January 3, 2013 in Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments
Study: Some Eco-Friendly Light Bulbs May Put Health At Risk

Money saving, compact fluorescent light bulbs emit high levels of ultra violet radiation, according to a new study. Research at Long Island’s Stony Brook found that the bulbs emit rays so strong that they can actually burn skin and skin cells.

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Proven Link Between Flame Retardants and Neurodevelopmental Delays in Children

Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Environmental Hazards with 3 Comments
Proven Link Between Flame Retardants and Neurodevelopmental Delays in Children

This “public-safety measure” has backfired, and now people, including children, are being exposed to high levels of these toxic chemicals in their everyday lives, and suffering serious health consequences as a result.

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