Toxicity

Secondhand smoke is toxic — especially to children.
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David Dunlap, a deputy in the EPA's Office of Research and Development, worked for chemical giant Koch Industries for more than eight years.
The environmental activist spoke out after reports the EPA may stop regulating two toxic chemicals seen in tap water.
A toxic chemical tainted one water well. Then another. Then another. Now black sediment spews from the taps.
Something is rotten in the state of Michigan. One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired flee the scene.
Though nutrition is key to a proper detox, what is equally important is whether you are digesting your life or not. Is life nourishing you or eating you alive? Are you satisfied and fulfilled with the life you have created?
Each year, the lion's share of mercury poison comes from burning more than 8.3 billion tons of coal to provide energy for electricity grids. As a result of this insatiable addiction to coal, mercury toxicity has tripled in our oceans to over 80,000 tons of poison. Eighty-four percent of fish tested are laced with methyl-mercury.
Let's be real: We've all acted in toxic, damaging ways at one time or another (none of us are immune to it). No matter how hard your life has been, or the deep challenges you've faced, you can strive to overcome toxicity and become more gentle, calm and loving with yourself and others.
Did you know that the majority of U.S. cities are home to contaminated water sources?
The more I spoke in public forums, the more I realized that PREVENTION is the answer! Let's NOT get cancer in the first place -- How's that for a cure?
Researchers found that nearly one-third of reports on large, randomized studies over-emphasize some benefits of therapy. In the majority of reports evaluated, the investigators found insufficient attention or discussion of treatment side effects.
We are all grieving, and we are all afraid of what's next if battle lines continue to be worshiped by insecure egos.
After sharing with Chan Luu the work we are doing to create our GPS for the Soul app and go-to-guide for getting back on course when stress overtakes us, I asked her to share how she manages to keep herself in balance.
Is there any association between eating Atlantic salmon and developing diabetes? All Atlantic salmon is farmed, so if it
Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her?
"EPA recognizes that dispersant usage is an environmental tradeoff not to be taken lightly," said Paul Anastas, EPA's assistant
Though federal and state officials claim to be "forward leaning" in their response to the oil leak, is total and absolute transparency the order of the day? Or is PR serving to pull the wool over the eyes of a confused public?
So the question everyone is asking is: If you can smell the oil, is it toxic? The answer (unfortunately) is: "it depends".
Imagine being able to sidestep encounters with common urban pollutants like benzene, carbon monoxide, ammonia, and nitrogen
Eighty thousand toxic chemicals have been released into our environment since the dawn of the industrial revolution, and very few have been tested for their long-term impact on human health.