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Air Pollution Bad for Kids’ Brains

trafficA small imaging study suggests prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), the toxic air pollution caused in part by vehicle emissions, coal burning and smoking, may be bad for children’s brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems, including attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) symptoms, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Continue reading


Water Pollution Harming Deep Sea Fish


Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies of its type has found.

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Great Barrier Reef Corals Eat Plastic

Photo Credit  Mia Hoogenboom

Photo Credit Mia Hoogenboom

Are you aware of the sickly state of our marine ecosystems?

Researchers in Australia discovered that corals commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef will eat micro-plastic pollution.

“Corals are non-selective feeders and our results show that they can Continue reading


Yogurt Protects Against Heavy Metal Poisoning

Yogurt has been known as a great source of probiotic, the “good” bacteria for the health of our digestive tract.


An exciting study by Canadian scientists reveals that probiotic yogurt reduces the uptake of certain heavy metals and environmental toxins by up to 78% in pregnant women.

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Dr. Woodson Merrell’s Detox Program – Part II

We live in a world that is full of various toxins, which can be disruptive to almost every system in the body. But a proper detox program can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.


Here, Dr. Woodson Merrell cited highlights from recent research that make detoxing your life as essential as getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym.

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