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‘Cancer on Steroids’: 15 Men Exposed to 9/11 Wreckage Now Have Breast Cancer

Over a dozen men who were in the vicinity of the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001, attacks destroyed the two towers have acquired breast cancer – a statistical rarity for men, of whom only 1 percent nationwide will get the illness, the New York Post reported.

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Agent Orange, White Phosphorus… Roundup: Monsanto’s Killer History in Full

A Californian court has found chemical giant Monsanto’s weedkiller caused a 46-year-old man’s terminal cancer and ordered the company to pay almost US$290 million in compensation, in a landmark ruling which could open the door to thousands of similar cases being brought the world over. For the company’s critics, the news is a long-time coming.

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Fluoride Literally Turns the Pineal Gland to Stone, Research Suggests

‘Research published in 2001 showed that fluoride (F) deposits in the pineal gland with age and is associated with enhanced gland calcification. Eleven aged cadavares were dissected and their pineal glands assayed: “There was a positive correlation between pineal F[luoride] and pineal Ca[lcium] (r = 0.73, p<0.02) but no correlation between pineal F and bone […]

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Avocado, quinoa…cancer: Millennials set to become fattest generation on record

Millennials are on course to become the fattest generation on record. A staggering three-quarters of ‘Generation Y’ will be obese or overweight by the age of 40. Despite fad diets and Instagram health stars shooting to fame among the health-trend generation, the majority are actually putting themselves at serious risk, new figures show.

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‘Dirty meat’: Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants

Previously unseen government records detail ‘deeply worrying’ incidents in pork and poultry plants, raising fears of ‘dirty meat’ entering the UK under a post-Brexit trade deal. Shocking hygiene failings have been discovered in some of the US’s biggest meat plants, as a new analysis reveals that as many as 15% (one in seven) of the […]

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Obama tried to close a big pollution loophole. Trump wants to keep it.

The EPA is using a shady study to carve out a massive pollution exemption for dirty glider trucks. The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to protect a loophole that allows vastly more pollution than is typically permitted from heavy-duty commercial vehicles — all in the name of helping out a Trump supporter.

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New York sues Big Pharma for deadly opioid epidemic

New York City is suing eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids for their role in the ongoing opioid crisis. The suits aim to recover $500 million for current and future costs combating the epidemic. Mayor Bill de Blasio said opioids killed more people in the city in recent years than car crashes and […]

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Why We’re Losing the War (On Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cancer)

The first step to solving a problem is to admit that one exists. I was recently sitting in a department meeting in my hospital, where we had recently raised over $1 million to fund a Centre for Integrative Medicine (CIM) in conjunction with the University. There was great fanfare when it began, a few years […]

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There’s a Hidden Carcinogen Tainting Tap Water and Consumer Products Nationwide

More than 7 million Americans across 27 states are impacted. Water supplies for more than 7 million Americans in 27 states are contaminated with an industrial chemical at levels higher than what federal scientists say poses a minimal lifetime risk of cancer, according to a new analysis by Environmental Working Group (EWG).

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America is Tired

The major takeaway from the US Presidential election, and from the events which have shaped the first two weeks of Donald Trump’s Presidency – both his actions and the reactions of his opponents – is that America is tired. It is not difficult to see why since the US has for decades been behaving in […]

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Why Most Americans Are Sitting Ducks

A new story published on Tuesday by the Daily Mail drops a bombsell on possibly 100+ million Americans but is getting very little attention from the mainstream media because of the ‘very real story’ that lies behind their story. According to a very disturbing new study, at least 6 million people living across America are […]

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Exposed: Pesticide Industry Deployed Aggressive Lobby Effort to Quash Bee Protections

Despite the abundance of scientific studies documenting the rapid and dangerous decline of pollinator populations, state and federal lawmakers have yet to pass any meaningful protections for bees.The reason, according to the findings of a new investigation, is that pesticide giants such as Bayer, Monsanto, and Syngenta have deployed an aggressive lobbying campaign to dilute […]

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In This Passionate Anti-Fracking Town, Civil Disobedience Just Became Protected Civic Duty

Order sanctioning citizen direct action called “one of the boldest moves to stop the natural gas industry’s attacks on our communities, climate and democracy.” For one community attempting to stop fracking wastewater injection wells, civil disobedience just became a sanctioned civic right.

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The US lagging behind other countries in its slow walk to GMO labeling

The recent success in beating back an anti-GMO labeling bill in Congress, coupled with the State of Vermont passing a mandatory labeling law, led Campbell’s to announce its support for GMO labeling, the first big food company to do so.

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New study shows leaked fracking wastewater in West Virginia has fertility-threatening chemicals

Fracking is causing more disruptions than just earthquakes in West Virginia, according to a new study. The chemicals in leaked wastewater created from hydraulic fracturing is causing negative health effects there ‒ specifically when it comes to fertility.

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