ADHD Linked To Food Pesticides

Common pesticides found on fruit and vegetables are being linked to attention disorders in young children who were exposed to the pesticides while in utero. Research from the University of California, Berkeley has just been published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) explainging the connection between syndromes like ADHD and the widely used pesticides…

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Meditation Boosts Brain Connectivity

New research shows that lack of good brain connectivity, which is associated with attention deficit disorder, dementia, depression, schizophrenia and many other disorders, can be mitigated by meditation. Integrative body-mind training (IBMT) is the form of meditation that a team of Chinese researchers led by Yi-Yuan Tang of Dalian University of Technology in collaboration with…

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Chicken Farm Food Linked To Water Pollution

New research has revealed a troubling connection between chicken farming and water pollution. Arsenic that starts as a common product in large poultry farms has been ending up in agricultural soils and nearby streams and rivers. According to studies by scientists at the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the arsenic originates in a product called roxarsone…

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Pain Killers Linked To Asthma

Scientists are now reporting that acetaminophen,  the active ingredient in pain killers like Tylenol, appears to be the cause of asthma in young teenagers. “This study has identified that the reported use of acetaminophen in 13- and 14 year old adolescent children was associated with an exposure-dependent increased risk of asthma symptoms,” said the study’s…

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Cell Phone Radiation: Best & Worst Phones

The debate about whether or not electromagnetic fields (EMF’s), that cell phones radiate, are dangerous continues throughout the country. The answers about cell phone radiation safety may be a long time off and many people want to err on the side of safety. While waiting for a definitive conclusion about EMF’s please find this list of the ten highest and ten…

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