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Best foods to detoxify the body

Natural News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The benefits of detoxifying the body go well beyond merely striving to help it bounce back after a weekend of unhealthy eating or drinking. In fact, the flushing out of toxins on a regular basis helps eliminate harmful substances that gradually accumulate in the blood...

Global economy headed for massive crisis, warns widely respected Geneva Report

Natural News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A respected report that summarizes the world economic outlook has said that record global debt could trigger a massive economic crisis that would last for years, as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global economic growth projections.According to The...

More Dallas hospital workers could have Ebola: CDC chief continues to blame 'breach in protocol,' insists 'any hospital' can handle virus

Natural News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that anyone who cared for Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital could be at risk of contracting the disease.The admission by Dr...

Heroin overdoses possibly linked to other causes

Natural News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) A report was recently released that found a full-blown heroin crisis to be on the rise this year, plaguing the streets of New York. This has allegedly been the worst episode of state-wide drug overdoses related to heroin for any given year since 2003. In total, 420 people...

Study finds mother’s exposure to pollution during pregnancy can affect baby.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of giving birth to a child with weak lungs, researchers said yesterday.
Categories: Ecological News

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
United Nations human rights experts described Detroit's mass water shut-offs as "a man-made perfect storm" Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Categories: Ecological News

Staff crunch, poor upkeep hit Bhopal gas tragedy research institute.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
A national level research institute meant to study the impact of Bhopal gas tragedy on health of the survivors and environment around the abandoned Union Carbide factory is limping with staff crunch, poor facilities and little progress on research front.
Categories: Ecological News

World's scientists call on Stephen Harper to restore science funding, freedom.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Hundreds of scientists around the world are asking Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to end "burdensome restrictions on scientific communication and collaboration faced by Canadian government scientists."
Categories: Ecological News

Texas on lonely side of battle over ozone pollution.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
At the state agency responsible for protecting Texans from pollution, a cadre of scientists is now marshaling its arguments to fight tougher federal standards on ozone levels — even as the overwhelming majority of the scientific community heads in the other direction.
Categories: Ecological News

Algal blooms in Lake Erie demand more resources from state and feds.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
To its credit — as the Ohio legislature dithers on the toxic algal blooms that left half a million residents without safe drinking water for three days — the Kasich administration has crafted a coordinated, if limited, plan to focus resources on a few key initiatives.
Categories: Ecological News

Ebola fear shows science denial spreads quickly.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Whether it involves Ebola, climate change or childhood vaccines, opinions have somehow become counterbalancing facts to scientific conclusions, giving the perception that the mutterings of the uninformed are worth hearing. They are, in most cases, not.
Categories: Ecological News

Limiting global warming to 2°C: the philosophy and the science.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Industrial civilization must become technologically, economically, politically, and morally sustainable to hold the earth’s temperature below 2°C (3.6°F) higher than its preindustrial average. The problem is not insurmountable.
Categories: Ecological News

Coal seam gas, or clean drinking water. It can’t be both.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
There are few things more fundamental to our health and wellbeing than access to clean air and water. Australia is lucky enough to have some of the highest quality drinking water in the world, due in no small part to the protection of our drinking water catchments.
Categories: Ecological News

Loaded with lead: How gun ranges poison workers and shooters.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
The youngsters knew their sport could be dangerous, even deadly. But for the junior team at the Vancouver, Washington, Rifle and Pistol Club, the peril that emerged from their sport didn’t come from a stray bullet. It came from lead (Part 3 of 3).
Categories: Ecological News

Chemicals in plastic 'are making women less interested in sex.'

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Chemicals found in PVC flooring, plastic shower curtains, processed food and other trappings of modern life may be sapping women’s interest in sex.
Categories: Ecological News

The drilling industry's explosion problem.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
The oil and gas industry has more deaths from fires and explosions than any other private industry, according to an EnergyWire review of federal labor statistics. It employs less than 1 percent of the U.S. workforce, but in the past five years it has had more than 10 percent of all workplace fatalities from fires and explosions.
Categories: Ecological News

New report: USDA must act to drive down dangerously high poultry pathogen rates.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
The U.S. Department of Agriculture must set strict pathogen limits for poultry products with the highest contamination rates and find ways to measure a poultry plant's success with these new standards, according to a government report.
Categories: Ecological News

Drive to mine the deep sea raises concerns over impacts.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Armed with new high-tech equipment, mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood.
Categories: Ecological News

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say. That's because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.
Categories: Ecological News

US takes the helm of council assigned to deal with fast-changing Arctic.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:30
The Obama administration is pushing to make climate change a focal point as the United States becomes the new leader of the international Arctic Council, a move that is winning praise from environmentalists, even though it's unclear how it may translate into action.
Categories: Ecological News
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