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Commentary: As Silent Spring's 50th anniversary nears, what would Rachel Carson be saying now?

Many people have the impression that climate disruption is the worst environmental problem humanity faces, and indeed, its consequences may be catastrophic. But the spread of toxic chemicals from pole to pole may be the dark horse in the race.

BPA-Free Products Still Contain Bisphenols of Equal Toxicity

Just when you thought you'd learned everything there was to learn about how to avoid bisphenol-A (BPA), the endocrine-disrupting plastics chemical, new research shows that there's more hormone-disrupting bisphenols around you than you probably thought.

Dozens of autism brains at Harvard hospital found rotting after freezer failure

The autism research industry experienced a major loss recently after it was discovered that a freezer at the Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., had failed.

Triage Theory of Aging, Specific Nutrient Deficiency Identification by Simple and Cheap Laboratory & Clinical Testing

The triage theory of aging proposes that a single nutrient deficiency will increase age-related diseases because vitamin-dependent proteins and enzymes needed for short term survival processes (breathing, eating, etc.) are protected at the expense of proteins needed for long-term survival processes (immunity, cellular repair, heart function, etc.).

The Salton Sea Fades Away, And A Town With It

In the middle of California's driest desert is the Salton Sea, the state's largest lake. Once a popular tourist destination, the storied salty and toxic lake nestled in the Imperial Valley has been slowly shrinking over the years.

Dark chocolate shown to protect against heart attack and stroke in at-risk individuals

Heart disease and stroke continues to rank as the leading, preventable cause of death in most Western societies, killing three-quarters of a million people combined. Any natural compound that can significantly lower the death rate from vascular diseases should be embraced by natural health advocates and the medical profession alike.