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New Study Raises Concerns About Heavy Metals and Chemicals in Tampons
A recent study has found detectable levels of lead, arsenic, and other potentially harmful chemicals in tampons. The study, conducted by researchers at Columbia University, tested 30 tampons from 14 brands purchased in the United States, United Kingdom, and Greece.“The average menstruating person will spend about five years of their total reproductive lifespan using tampons,” said...[ Read More... ]
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Ninja blender
Ninja support replies to customer concerns regarding the Prop 56 Cancer Warning on their blenders:We definitely understand your concerns. We would like you to know that we are required by law in the state of California to include the California Prop 65 Warning. We include the warning in abundance of caution and to comply with this California warning mandate. The mere presence of even one of over...[ Read More... ]
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Tap Water Database: Check out what's in your tap water by zip code
Enter in your zip code and you can check EWG's Tap Water Database for contaminants detected above health guidelines and other detected contaminants.  Good reasons to opt for water filters.Since 2010, water utilities' testing has found pollutants in Americans' tap water, according to an EWG drinking water quality analysis of 30 million state water records.https://www.ewg.org/tapwaterWhat...[ Read More... ]
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New treatment for sepsis: Vitamin C, hydrocortisone, thiamine
Vitamin C given intravenously is different than orally; it can nfluence the immune system's response to inflammation, says Dr. Berry Fowler, researcher at Virgina CommonWealth University in Richmond.  And the clinical results support it.via "Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis"Dr. Paul Marik, chief of pulmonary and critical care at Eastern Virginia Medical School,...[ Read More... ]
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Toxic Herbal tea causes critcal illness and death in San Francisco Chinatown
Within an hour of drinking the tea made from the leaves supplied by the same San Francisco herbalist in Chinatow, a woman in her 50s and man in his 30s became critically ill.  Both victims quickly developed weakness, and then life-threatening abnormal heart rhythms, requiring resuscitation and intensive hospital care...The male victim recovered and was released earlier this month, while...[ Read More... ]
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