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Environmental Toxins and Cancer Risk

Environmental Toxins and Cancer Risk






The chemicals in our water, air, and food, the materials in our home, and non ionizing radiation present cancer risks. Researchers have identified several mechanisms by which most cancer-producing toxins disrupt our body’s defense systems. How Toxins Produce Cancer While we once thought of “cancer” as a single devastating disease, we now recognize that a range of […]






Six most common places where your hands pick up germs and bacteria

Six most common places where your hands pick up germs and bacteria






Oh, those hand sanitizers, chock full of antibacterial ingredients that kill bad and good bacteria! To use them or not to use them? That is the question. Maybe you could just carry around some rubbing alcohol in a small spray container, mixed with some water and a couple of drops of essential oils for fragrance. […]






Thousands of ‘organic’ beauty products found to contain banned chemicals

Thousands of ‘organic’ beauty products found to contain banned chemicals






As your body’s biggest organ, your skin is covered with thousands of pores, all of which should be thought of as entry points to your body. When you consider the fact that your skin is like a sponge that absorbs everything you put on it, you will quickly realize that being cognizant of everything you […]






8 Killer Reasons to Ditch Dryer Sheets

8 Killer Reasons to Ditch Dryer Sheets






Dryer sheets cause hormone imbalance, neurotoxicity, respiratory problems, & even cancer











Deep breathing of polluted air puts city bike riders at higher risk of lung cancer and strokes

Deep breathing of polluted air puts city bike riders at higher risk of lung cancer and strokes






It doesn’t seem to make much sense, telling bicyclists not to pedal as quickly because it’s not healthy for them. Peddling more quickly, you might think, would lead to better conditioning – right? Perhaps, but according to new research, that isn’t the point, per se. Thank air pollution for the confusing dichotomy. As reported by the […]






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