The latest data from the Pew Research Center estimates that 96 percent of American adults own a cell phone. Given the sheer number of people using cell phones, scientists have been keen to establish a link between cell phone use and chronic diseases like cancer. Recent research suggests that the brain is the most susceptible organ when it … Continue reading How do cell phones cause cancer? Studies explain
Many health conscious consumers rarely, if ever, microwave their food anymore, but when they do, they probably do not realize that they’re not just destroying the nutritional value of the food, but the “nuker” is negatively impacting their hearts. The typical microwave frequency radiation coming from “nukers” seen in the average American kitchen is more … Continue reading Microwave ovens ‘fluke’ your heart while they ‘nuke’ your food – alarming studies reveal microwave frequency radiation can affect heart and blood
There is a revolution occurring in cancer treatment, and it could mean the end of chemotherapy, as we know it now. Chemotherapy is a brutal crushing treatment has no place in the future of medicine. Orthodox oncology is looking at new pharmaceuticals that not only are less toxic but also more targeted. Dr. Martin Tallman, chief … Continue reading The End of Toxic Chemo and Radiation
No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA
A documentary by Stéphane Horel on endocrine disrupting chemicals (2010). Our ordinary everyday lives are steeped in chemical products. Invisible, they are encrusted in plastic, in detergents and toasters, concealed in our food, in toys, in shampoo. They have invaded everything, including our bodies. Thanks to the consumer society, petrochemicals, with their magicical powers and … Continue reading The Great Invasion – Documentary on endocrine disruptors
For years we’ve been seeing scientific literature describe the various health risks associated with having elevated levels of (potentially) toxic heavy metals. The reason this information is so important is because it opens the door to a discussion about both prevention and treatment for the associated diseases.Certainly, one disease that draws interest from both perspectives … Continue reading Heavy Metals – A Risk for Alzheimer’s?
Pure, clean water. That’s what the ads say. But what does the lab say? When you shell out for bottled water, which costs up to 1,900 times more than tap water, you have a right to know what exactly is inside that pricey plastic bottle. Most bottled makers don’t agree. They keep secret some or … Continue reading What’s In Your Bottled Water – Besides Water?
12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential … Continue reading DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS
Energy efficient light bulbs are good for the environment and your pocketbook. Learn more tips on staying healthy at home with EWG's Healthy Living: Home Guide: http://www.ewg.org/healthyhomeguide EWG Explains: How to choose the most energy efficient light bulbs Video Length: 1:34 minutes Related Post 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home 6 Tips … Continue reading EWG Explains: How to choose the most energy efficient light bulbs
When most Americans drink a glass of tap water, they're also getting a dose of industrial or agricultural contaminants linked to cancer, brain and nervous system damage, developmental defects, fertility problems or hormone disruption. That's the disturbing truth documented by EWG's Tap Water Database – the most complete source available on the quality of U.S. … Continue reading EWG’s Tap Water Database: What’s in Your Drinking Water?