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House conservatives planning reboot of Obamacare repeal and replace — and it just might work

Natural News - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 02:58
(Natural News) One of the main reasons why voters gave Republicans control of the House, Senate and White House was their promise to repeal and replace the disastrous Affordable Care Act, also known derisively as “Obamacare.” But six months into President Donald J. Trump’s first term, the GOP has failed miserably to deliver on its...

Trump Interior moves to stop mountaintop removal study.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Trump administration officials have told the National Academy of Sciences to cease all work on a study of the public health risks for people living near mountaintop removal coal-mining sites in Appalachian.
Categories: Ecological News

In northeast Ohio, air pollution finds its way to the lungs.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
There is one part of Ohio where the risk for experiencing breathing problems is one of the highest in the country.
Categories: Ecological News

Researchers look to nanomaterials to clean air, water and land.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
First explored for applications in microscopy and computing, nanomaterials — materials made up of units that are each thousands of times smaller than the thickness of a human hair — are emerging as useful for tackling threats to our planet’s well-being.
Categories: Ecological News

Visitors get hands-on coastal experience.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
A summer visit to the North Carolina coast by a group of school children from Belarus is part of a program that seeks to help children living in areas with residual radiation from the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant.
Categories: Ecological News

Right of way.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Pennsylvania residents in the path of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline brace for a fight over its construction.
Categories: Ecological News

Escaping one of the nation’s worst environmental disaster zones.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
The mayor of East Chicago, Ind., ordered everyone to leave a Superfund site one year ago. But for some, that wasn’t so easy.
Categories: Ecological News

Monsanto attempts takedown of agency linking its weedkiller to cancer.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Monsanto is on the attack. The debate focuses on whether scientists failed to consider German studies on the safety of glyphosate.
Categories: Ecological News

An end to secondhand smoke: Can Southeast Asia finally breathe a sigh of relief?

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Cutting decades of destructive practices in just two years was unrealistic.
Categories: Ecological News

South Asia faces fury of floods.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Aid agencies warn of a serious unfolding humanitarian crisis as floodwaters continue to inundate new areas of three South Asian countries, forcing millions of people to flee their homes for shelters.
Categories: Ecological News

Escaping one of the nation’s worst environmental disaster zones.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
Last summer, shocked residents in the public housing complex called West Calumet were told that the soil in their yards had been contaminated for decades. In some places, the lead in the dirt measured 228 times the maximum level considered safe.
Categories: Ecological News

How Trump is enabling famine.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 19:30
The president’s love for the despotic regimes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is perpetuating the crisis.
Categories: Ecological News

Beware of the "dark side" of humanity during any collapse

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 16:12
(Natural News) While there have been countless books, movies and television shows about life after some type of apocalyptic event, chances are none of us will ever actually be forced to experience what its like trying to rebuild society from the ground up. More than likely, the majority of us will never be so hungry...

Contaminated HOUSE DUST found to promote growth of body fat

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:55
(Natural News) By now it is pretty self-evident that the United States is fighting a growing obesity problem. Most of us are aware that a diet low in fresh fruits and vegetables and high in junk food, along with a lifestyle virtually devoid of physical activity is making Americans overweight. Now, a startling new study by...

Mainstream media food propaganda claims CHIPS are better for you than an avocado

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:53
(Natural News) If there’s one nutrient that we need to consume on a daily basis, it’s protein. Not only does protein help us maintain and build up muscle mass, it curbs hunger and makes us less likely to snack in-between meals. Obtaining protein is commonly associated with meat consumption, but eating too much meat can...

Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:34
(Natural News) Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly reduced levels essentially makes the body of water a biological desert. Hypoxic zones usually occur around summertime. But while these areas are...

Moderate drinking protects your brain as you age... really

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:33
(Natural News) A nearly 30-year old cohort study has found that moderate drinking can improve the cognitive health of middle- to upper-class white adults. These findings, while limited to its homogeneity, could potentially indicate a medically preventive effect in social drinking. Should the data be further verified across all races and ages, moderate consumption of...

Is this why so many city dwellers have health issues? Air pollution found to radically increase stress hormones and alter metabolism

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:32
(Natural News) There really is something to be said for getting out into the fresh country air for a day. There is a tangible difference in how much better one feels in the country than in the city, especially if you have a very demanding job. While the stresses and strains of fast-paced city life...

Probiotics the key to CURING nut allergies for life

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 15:31
(Natural News) Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies, and one that children are often unable to grow out of. Though a recent study may be set to change that. Led by allergist and immunologist Professor Mimi Tang, a team of Australian researchers have uncovered a successful treatment for children with peanut...

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy reverses drowned toddler's brain damage

Natural News - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 04:33
(Natural News) After Eden Carlson almost drowned in her family’s pool in February 2016, she suffered brain damage that left her immobile and unresponsive to nearly all stimuli. Doctors informed her family that she would remain in that vegetative state for the remainder of her life. A little over a year later, the now-three-year-old Arkansas...
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