Tuesday, July 12, 2011

District judge dismisses Lejeune water suit

ENCToday reports that:
"After a U.S. District Court judge dismissed the case recently, lawyers of a woman who believes the time she lived aboard Camp Lejeune caused her non-Hodgkins lymphoma said they have filed an appeal."

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Friday, July 8, 2011

New Clues on Autism

According to a recent study conducted by Stanford University, environmental factors may play an even more important role than genetics in causing autism.
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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

This Company Spends Over $5M a Year to Lobby U.S. Government to Make You Sick

According to a recent story published on the Food Consumer website:
"The Monsanto Company spent $1.4 million to lobby the federal government just in the first quarter of 2011, according to a recent disclosure report. That's still less than the $2.5 million Monsanto spent in a single three month period only a year earlier."
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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Is Your Meat Habit Giving You Diabetes?

According to Mother Jones, a leading independent news organization:
A new peer-reviewed study published in the journal Diabetes Care found a strong link between diabetes onset and blood levels of a group of harsh industrial chemicals charmingly known as "persistent organic pollutants" (POPs), most of which have been banned in the United States for years but still end up in our food (hence the "persistent" bit—they degrade very slowly).
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