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Why industrial farms are good for the environment.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 19:30
There is much to like about small, local farms and their influence on what we eat. But if we are to sustainably deal with problems presented by population growth and climate change, we need to look to the farmers who grow a majority of the country's food and fiber.
Categories: Ecological News

Beyond the headlines.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 19:30
In this week’s trip Beyond the Headlines, Peter Dykstra takes host Steve Curwood back to the music of the 1970s to invoke long-standing and maybe prescient thoughts on the California drought. And new studies reveal how nutrient pollution in the ocean is helping disrupt the vital soundscape marine life needs. Also in environmental history, some fish and other wildlife that became potent symbols in U.S. politics.
Categories: Ecological News

TRIBALISM: New mini-documentary from the Health Ranger reveals how globalist manipulators hijack the animalistic control centers of your brain

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) My new mini-documentary unveils exactly how globalist manipulators hijack the animalist control centers of your brain. If you're ever wondered how globalists manage to convince the masses that Islamic terrorism doesn't exist, that half the population is gay or transgender...

10 worst cancer-causing household products likely penetrating your skin daily

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Our bodies constantly absorb from and communicate with our surroundings; they are not separate from the environment. The largest organ of the body, the skin, is a porous, absorbent network of glands that is always feeling and interacting with external elements.We...

Pharma-hacker reveals how to make your own 'EpiPen' for just $30

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The pharmaceutical industry in America is a rigged system that continues to jack up prices, block out competition, and restrict price negotiations for cheaper forms of the same medicine. Americans are left navigating a medical system fraught with greed and control. Simple...

Apple hopes to use 'big brother' software to change medicine

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) For those who monitor the tech world, it's not a surprise that gadget giant Apple would like to branch out into the medical industry. For that matter, Apple boss Tim Cook, the company's CEO, has even said he's got "massive interest" in health.But the idea begs some...

Prevent food allergies by introducing peanuts and eggs at an early age

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Food allergies are on the rise in the Western world, but evidence suggests that feeding kids peanuts and eggs early in their life may reduce their risk of developing allergies to these foods.Scientists at Imperial College London analyzed data from 146 studies, involving...

China introduces yoga campaign to fight stress and depression among university students

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Since ancient times yoga has been practiced throughout India. It combines breathing techniques, exercise, and meditation to clear the mind and boost overall health. Nowadays this 5,000-year-old practice has become extremely popular among health conscious people in the...

Montana salad bar possibly served hepatitis A to customers for almost an entire month

Natural News - Sun, 09/25/2016 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) An unknown number of residents living in Missoula, Montana, may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, a viral liver disease that may result in mild to severe illness, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).The possible transmission may have occurred due to...

Analysis: Environmental journalism reaches middle age, with mixed results.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
There's a wariness that environmental journalists are a hybrid of activism and reporting. Can the beat ever outgrow that?
Categories: Ecological News

Report slams EPA civil rights compliance.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
The nation’s top environmental regulator has failed to meet its civil-rights obligations, forcing communities to endure extreme delays or inaction when seeking respite from polluters, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights found.
Categories: Ecological News

Tiny bits of plastics, fiber are building up in the Mississippi River.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
Microscopic fibers and pieces of plastic are accumulating at the bottom of the Mississippi River in the metro area, posing a rising threat to fish and other wildlife and reflecting changes in urban life along its banks.
Categories: Ecological News

AUDIO: How climate change is cranking the heat on public health crises.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Dr. Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about the public health impacts of global warming.
Categories: Ecological News

Two chemicals together may knock out zika-carrying mosquitoes.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
CDC reports that spraying a controversial insecticide and applying larvicide may be best tools for combating local Zika.
Categories: Ecological News

Rubio: FDEP at fault for keeping sinkhole spill from public.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
A state environmental agency’s decision to keep the public in the dark about the leak of 215 million gallons of contaminated water into the Floridan Aquifer has seen it come under fire this week from prominent Democrats including presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and likely 2018 gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham.
Categories: Ecological News

The key to driverless cars: Balancing innovation and safety.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
The Obama administration threw its weight — hard — behind driverless cars this week, earning praise from big players in an industry with the potential to transform American life.
Categories: Ecological News

Lessons from the environmental front line .

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
The Dakota pipeline protests have drawn indigenous people from across the Americas. But everyone else needs to understand it’s their fight too.
Categories: Ecological News

Analysis: Environmental journalism reaches middle age, with mixed results.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
There's a wariness that environmental journalists are a hybrid of activism and reporting. Can the beat ever outgrow that?
Categories: Ecological News

Lousiana senator defends 'hostage' comment about Flint, Michigan.

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy on Friday defended his comment that people in his flood-ravaged state deserve immediate help and should not be held "hostage" to Flint, Michigan, where residents are struggling with lead-poisoned water.
Categories: Ecological News

Chromium-6 in water: What should you do?

Environmental Health News - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 19:30
Chromium-6, a toxic substance linked to cancer, made headlines this week when the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report that showed nearly 200 million Americans, including most of the Jersey Shore, was drinking tap water that contained the dangerous chemical compound.
Categories: Ecological News
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