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Cleanliness Is Next to…Alzheimer’s?

A recent study out of Cambridge University suggests that, in the words of Telegraph title writers, Really?! According to the abstract, Based on our analyses, it appears that hygiene is positively associated with AD [Alzheimer’s disease] risk. Countries with greater … Continue reading

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It’s in the Water: Triclosan

There are things besides fluoride that you’re better off not having in your toothpaste – sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), for instance, and triclosan. As we mentioned before, the latter is a known endocrine disruptor. Other health risks include increased allergies, … Continue reading

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Then There Are Those Other Chemicals That Get in Our Bodies…

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Durian’s Anti-Cavity Potential, & Other News of Note

A Durian a Day Keeps Caries Away, Research from Asia Suggests (Dental Tribune International) A sugary gel found on the thorn-covered husks of the Durian fruit is currently under observation by researchers for its potential to work as a mouth … Continue reading

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Toxic Town

Our health depends on the health of our planet, and overall, neither are faring too well these days. Sometimes the toxic assault is concentrated and dramatic, as in the case of cancer clusters like the one in Crossett, Arkansas, where … Continue reading

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Biosis 34: Chemicals & the Biological Terrain, Natural Rejuvenation & More

The August 2011 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online. In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Natural Rejuvenation When you’re out on the water with fishing pole in hand, the boat gently rocking, you have time to take … Continue reading

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“Just the Act of Living Now Involves Exposures to 100s of Chemicals Every Day”

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