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Gum disease - three ingredient natural home remedy

Natural News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Gum disease affects many people worldwide but most individuals don't know they have some type of gum disease. Swollen gums that are deep red, sensitive to brushing, and easily bleed have a mild form of gum disease, also known as gingivitis. If left untreated, gingivitis...

Babies smell their mothers' fear to learn what to be afraid of

Natural News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Mothers may emit odors that teach their babies what to be afraid of, even if the fearful experience is one that the baby has never been exposed to, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan and published in the Proceedings of the National...

Prevent skin cancer by avoiding the sun? Not necessarily

Natural News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The sun is out for most of us, and exposure to sunlight typically brings with it fears of skin cancer. Many people avoid the sun totally to prevent this fate, but is that a wise choice? The research on how sun exposure, sunburn and skin cancer are linked could surprise...

Study shows shocking rates of undiagnosed malnutrition in older adults

Natural News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A new study investigating seniors' ER visits and corresponding nutrition levels reveals that physician care in the US is out of touch with reality, that there are gaping holes in the nutritional quality of the American food supply and that modern day health insurance...

Liberation is our birthright! Palestine stands with Ferguson

The Ecologist Magazine - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:27
Blacks, Indigenous peoples and Palestinians are all engaged in a single struggle against a racist empire that systematically robs, colonises, impoverishes, terrorises, enslaves, imprisons, tortures and murders its subject populations. Their struggle for liberation is one, and will ultimately vanquish as the empire collapses from within.
Categories: Ecological News

Monsanto Trickbag 101

Farm Wars - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:15
Use a GMO contaminated bag of conventional seed, get sued for patent infringement. By the way, expect contamination.
Categories: Ecological News

It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Now it’s moving into Africa’s cities.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
Already, the hardest-hit West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have reported more than 3,000 cases, including the infections of 240 health-care workers. Ebola is now spreading from the remote provinces and into the teeming cities such as Freetown, where 1.2 million people jostle for space.
Categories: Ecological News

Fracking fire points out failings.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
Three years ago, before the shale-gas industry started booming in Ohio, oil and gas companies had permits for five hydraulically fractured wells in Monroe County. As of June 28, the day a well pad caught fire there, oil and gas companies had permits for 135 wells that either had been or could be hydraulically fractured.
Categories: Ecological News

Amid oil and gas boom, Colorado continues role as earthquake lab.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
In an area peppered with wells pulling energy resources from below ground — and many pumping wastewater from the process back into it through injection wells — an old question resurfaced: Could the same geological tinkering that has revved a formidable economic engine also trigger potentially damaging earthquakes?
Categories: Ecological News

Century-old extinction of the passenger pigeon still a cautionary tale.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
Monday is the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon in North America. And conservationists are marking the date as an opportunity to rekindle efforts to protect species currently at risk.
Categories: Ecological News

‘People are swimming in a plastic sea’.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
No part of the Mediterranean Sea is immune to plastic pollution, and area to the east of Malta hosts a particularly high concentration of such debris, a research expedition has discovered.
Categories: Ecological News

Hot harbinger: Torrid summer a glimpse into region's future.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
Heat, massive wildfires and violent thunderstorms: The summer of 2014 will be remembered for its intensity and disruption. Climate scientists say it is also a look into the future.
Categories: Ecological News

WHO: Climate change major threat to human health.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
The World Health Organisation is warning climate change is the greatest threat to human health this century. It has just concluded its first-ever global conference on climate change, and a New Zealand doctor who was there says the effects of a warming world are already being felt.
Categories: Ecological News

Swinomish tribe worries rising sea levels threaten tradition, culture.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
With 95 percent of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s reservation borders on the water, the tribe is concerned about the rise in sea level and storm surges expected as the planet warms.
Categories: Ecological News

Koch oil leftovers fire Michigan race.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
The four-story tall mountains of black petroleum coke are gone from the banks of the Detroit River, but they’re still providing a campaign weapon for Democratic Rep. Gary Peters in his Senate race against Republican Terri Lynn Land.
Categories: Ecological News

Utah fracking fine highlights wastewater pond threat.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
When fracking causes controversy, it’s often because of wells. Often overlooked is a way to dispose of waste: massive surface ponds in which fracking water is stored until it can be recycled or buried or is left to slowly evaporate. Now environmentalists say a recent controversy over the ponds in Utah highlights their increasing impact across the U.S.
Categories: Ecological News

Iowa counties stick to home to win fights over frac sand mining.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
A group of northeast Iowans effectively is keeping large frac sand mine companies from mining silica-rich sand in their county by building a consortium that set aside politics and focused on dealing with the matter locally, instead of with state intervention.
Categories: Ecological News

Fracked off - natural gas victims flee Colorado's toxic air.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
A general contractor in Colorado's Grand Valley, Duke Cox says the first time he became aware that drilling for gas might be a problem was back in the early 2000s when he happened to attend a local public hearing on oil and gas development.
Categories: Ecological News

Will Brazil elect Marina Silva as the world's first Green president?

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
The unveiling in São Paulo of Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva's platform for government on Friday was a sometimes bizarre mix of tradition and modernity, conservatism and radicalism, doubt and hope: but for many of those present, it highlighted the very real prospect of an environmentalist taking the reins of a major country.
Categories: Ecological News

The 'Blob' is gone.

Environmental Health News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:30
It melted the rubber of his goggles. Twenty-nine years later, Brian Martin still isn't certain what kind of chemical he burrowed into at the bottom of the St. Clair River in September 1985. But one thing is certain: Martin's eerie discovery revealed years of pollution along the St. Clair River.
Categories: Ecological News
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