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Agent Orange Guam: The Loggerhead Which is Killing People Exposed to Agent Orange Herbicides on Guam

Veterans: Please Write to Diane Zumatto National Legislative Director. To all concerned, it is not hard to see from these reports from the Guam Cancer Registry that there is something bad going on on Guam. Are we going to allow this terrible injustice to continue to be swept...

Scientists Warn of Sperm Count Declines Linked to Pesticide Exposure

What they found was striking: almost all the studies reported a decrease in sperm concentration; decreased motility was also reported though less frequently; while morphological changes were not strongly associated in studies—only two indicated any changes to sperm shape. These...

A Tattoo to Monitor Blood Sugar Levels May Not be Far Off

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are developing a new continuous glucose monitoring technology that will allow those with Type 1 diabetes check blood sugar levels using a glucose “tattoo.” The device has the potential to free people with diabetes...

Medical Research – FOCUS ON: The Global Burden of Disease and “Big Science

Over the years 1990 to 2010, the greatest increase in disability is ischemic heart disease (now number one—an increase of 29% and up from number 4 in 1990), stroke (a 19% increase since 1990), depressive disorders (a 37% increase), and metabolic disease such as diabetes The...

We’re in contact with uncontrolled chemicals

The 10 Americans were newborns. “Babies are coming into this world pre-polluted with toxic chemicals,” he said. More than 80,000 chemicals are in use today, and most have not been independently tested for safety, regulatory officials say. Yet we come in contact with...

The genome of diamondback moth provides new clues for sustainable pest management

The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) preferentially feeds on economically important food crops such as rapeseed, cauliflower and cabbage. It has developed resistance to against more than 50 insecticides, including DDT, Bt toxins, among others, making the use of chemicals as...

Excess Cancers and Deaths with GM Feed: the Stats Stand Up

Séralini and his colleagues had previously found evidence for toxicity of GM feed in data from Monsanto’s own experiments, which they had obtained through a Freedom of Information demand [2]. Monsanto challenged their conclusions and, to no one’s great surprise...

War Of Words Over Looming EPA Dioxin Study Read more:

  Risk Assessment Of Possible Carcinogens Decades In Making By David MartinCNN Vietnam veterans, environmental advocates and women's groups were among the more than 2,000 individuals and organizations signing a letter Thursday urging EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to...

Organic yogurt mogul has a warning for Washington

Organic yogurt mogul has a warning for Washington By Joey Cresta Stonyfield Farm co-founder Gary Hirshberg said the Londonderry-based yogurt company proves organic makes economic sense and he plans to take that message to Washington in a fight for the nation's health,...

Natural Healing – Chronic Pain: Complementary and alternative medicine use among veterans with chronic noncancer pain [Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development]

  Natural Healing – Chronic Pain: Complementary and alternative medicine use among veterans with chronic noncancer pain [Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development]      The VA healthcare system, the largest integrated care system in the United...