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Top 5 kitchen items for the home health medicine cabinet

Natural News - 14 hours 35 min ago
(NaturalNews) I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over-the-counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top five kitchen items my family uses for first aid and healthcare. Apple cider vinegar Garlic Coconut oil Aloe...

WHO quietly admits that 5% of Ebola patients incubate the virus beyond 21 days

Natural News - 14 hours 35 min ago
(NaturalNews) Nearly 42 days have passed since any new cases of Ebola have turned up in the countries of Senegal and Nigeria, both in West Africa. But a recent update issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that as many as 2 percent of Ebola patients can start to show...

How to be eco-friendly when you're dead.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Standard burial and cremation take tons of energy and resources. So what's the most environmentally sound way to deal with a dead person?
Categories: Ecological News

Scientists implicate more than 100 genes in causing autism.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
On Tuesday, researchers at more than 50 laboratories said they had identified more than 100 genes that are mutated in children with autism, dozens more than were known before.
Categories: Ecological News

As infrastructure crumbles, trillions of gallons of water lost.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Imagine Manhattan under almost 300 feet of water — 2.1 trillion gallons of it. That's the amount of water that researchers estimate is lost each year in this country because of aging and leaky pipes, broken water mains and faulty meters.
Categories: Ecological News

Politics and the pipeline.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Shannon and Kevin Graves are typical of those involved in the pipeline fight in Nebraska. The Keystone has activated once politically dormant sections of the state, creating alliances between liberals, independents and conservatives. (Part 1 of 3)
Categories: Ecological News

A mysterious killer of common eiders.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
After seven years of research by 18 federal agencies and academic institutions, scientists still don't know if the water birds, who wash ashore listless, thin and weak, are exposed to a virus here or bring the disease with them from elsewhere.
Categories: Ecological News

Coastal havoc boosts jellies.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Jellyfish blooms have probably struck the world’s seas periodically for hundreds of millions of years, but researchers suspect that human activity has made them worse, with knock-on effects on marine ecosystems and especially on fish, because jellyfish compete with fish for food and feed on their larvae.
Categories: Ecological News

Good for the gander? As Alaska warms, a goose forgoes a 3,300-mile migration.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Right now virtually the entire population  – about 160,000 birds – is gathered in the sheltered and remote wetlands within the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, feasting on the most extensive beds of eelgrass on Earth. In the past, the Izembek was just a stopover in the brant's autumn journey down North America's western coastline. But nature doesn't follow that predictable course anymore.
Categories: Ecological News

Toxic chemicals, carcinogens skyrocket near fracking sites.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Oil and gas wells across the U.S. are spewing "dangerous" cancer-causing chemicals into the air, according to a new study that further corroborates reports of health problems around hydraulic fracturing sites.
Categories: Ecological News

Pennsylvania congressman launches frack waste investigation as concern rises.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
In a reflection of growing national concern about the disposal of oil and gas waste, a Pennsylvania congressman launched an investigation Wednesday into the way his state regulates the discarding of the unwanted, often toxic material.
Categories: Ecological News

Asbestos legacy: The families fighting for compensation.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Thousands of families across the U.K. are still being diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses every year. For many of them, it is just the beginning of a long fight for compensation.
Categories: Ecological News

Are money and power changing the environmental movement?

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Not only are environmental groups spending record amounts of cash on the races, they are also trumpeting a common vision with what advocates call an unprecedented level of coordination. And they vow it will last through future elections.
Categories: Ecological News

Ship runs aground near Stockholm, spilling oil among pristine islands.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
A ship carrying 52 tons of oil in the Baltic Sea ran aground off Stockholm’s sprawling archipelago Wednesday morning and began leaking its cargo into the intricate network of islands and inlets, an online news agency reported.
Categories: Ecological News

'Pervasive' amounts of radioactive material found in LA, Long Beach harbors.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Scientists studying kelp beds along the coast of Southern California have detected "pervasive" amounts of a radioactive isotope known as Iodine-131 in the waters off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Categories: Ecological News

Town divided after Sendai nuclear plant restart clears another hurdle.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
The city hosting the Sendai nuclear plant in Kagoshima Prefecture has decided to approve a resumption of operations at the facility, highlighting a conflict between people who benefit from the largesse of the industry and those who do not.
Categories: Ecological News

Gas wastewater likely triggered 2011 quake in Colorado: USGS.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Underground disposal of wastewater from gas production likely triggered a moderate earthquake in Colorado in 2011, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday in a study that may fuel debate over the impact of the U.S. energy boom.
Categories: Ecological News

Two years later, Sandy’s wrath still felt.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
The two-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy was marked across the region Wednesday by somber speeches and events that put a spotlight on the rebuilding projects happening since the devastating storm.
Categories: Ecological News

Engineered plants, microbes mop up toxic waste, oil spills.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Using genes from waste-munching microbes, plants may help clean up harmful chemicals in contaminated areas such as farm lands in the oil rich Delta Region of Nigeria. Scientists say engineered greenery may one day clean up the chemical fallout of oil spills and air pollution.
Categories: Ecological News

Fed to give $4M in honey bee aid in Michigan, other states.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:30
Midwestern farmers and ranchers are getting $4 million in federal help to improve the health of honeybees, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday.
Categories: Ecological News
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