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May 14, 2018

Pesticides Harming Honeybees

Pesticides are affecting the behavioral biology of honeybees. Scientists aren’t sure how this will play out but it could be very disruptive to our food supply. Two scientists from the […]
May 10, 2018

Don’t Raise Your Glass, it May be Toxic

Toxins are linked to many health concerns. One of the things I test for in my patients is the presence of toxins. When toxins like lead or cadmium are found […]
February 9, 2018

Breathing to Death

Pollution Linked to Decreased Lifespan and Death Fossil fuels are contributing to global air pollution. Countries like Norway, India, the United Kingdom and France are adjusting their domestic and international environmental […]
September 20, 2017

My Dream Home Turned Into A Toxic Mold Nightmare

My Dream Home Turned Into A Toxic Mold Nightmare A mother of two put all of her life savings into buying a house that ended up poisoning her family. Read […]
June 6, 2017

Glycine – The Versatile Amino Acid

March 22, 2017
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The Buzz Around Bee Extinction

Bees make us honey. They help pollinate our plants. They even help teach kids about sex ed. They do so much good for our environment. Yet, they are on the […]
February 26, 2017

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

The Dalai Lama says sleep is the best meditation. That’s probably because sleep is also the best tool for cleansing the brain of neurotoxins. According to the National Sleep Foundation […]
February 25, 2017
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The Super Memory Mystery

Alzheimer’s disease is known to devastate the brain. There can be severe memory loss, mood changes, and an interference with intellectual abilities—like the inability to retain new information. Alzheimer’s disease […]
February 15, 2017
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Banning America’s Peskiest Herbicide: Atrazine

The battle over the use of atrazine is largely contained between the Midwest farmers versus the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But its impact is sending ripples throughout our environment and […]