Commercial pesticides not as safe as they seem

Lack of information on the effects of all pesticide ingredients makes them appear safer than they are—potentially causing serious harm to people and the environment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is causing microcephaly in Brazil?

The outbreak of the Zika virus has been widely associated with a rise in microcephaly cases in Brazil. While there is some evidence for this connection, the link has not yet been proven with scientific certainty. Alternative ...

Inflammatory disorders

Pesticide exposure contributes to heightened risk of heart disease

Pesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk and inflammation in premenopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...


Study finds that organic food reduces pesticide exposure

While health-conscious individuals understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies, they may not be aware of the amount of pesticides they could be ingesting along with their vitamin C and fiber. A new study to ...

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