The glow of city lights blotting out stars in the night sky has frustrated many a stargazer, but recent studies have shown that “light pollution”—defined as excess or obtrusive light at night—can actually have serious health effects, including a potential breast cancer link.
Vegan Health Benefits Outweigh the Risks Sink your teeth into 6 delicious vegan recipes sure to convert the vegan-curious
What are the health benefits of going vegan anyway? You’ll live longer, enjoy improved physical fitness, protect against osteoporosis, and lose weight…
Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor uses Roundup in her yard routinely and tells me it’s harmless to people and pets, but I’ve heard that it is carcinogenic. Can you set the record straight? —Maise Alexander, New Hope, PA Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides contain three key components: the […]
Artificial Turf Issues Could exposure to artificial turf really be linked to cancers and other health problems?
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that playing on artificial turf fields can cause cancer? If so, how can I minimize exposure for my sports-loving kids? — Melanie Witmer, Syracuse, NY Just when you thought it was safe to play soccer on that brand new synthetic turf field, it may be time to think again. Those little […]
Food Additives: What You Need To Know To Stay Healthy Hidden Dangers Could Be Lurking in Foods We Love
Nitrates/nitrites, potassium bromate, parabens, BHA, BHT, theobromine, phosphates, aluminum—these food additives and others could be harming your health.
Ten years out the health impacts of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centers in NYC are still being felt with an increase in cancers & other illnesses.
In certain circles, the dispute over the safety of mobile phones and the towers that support them, is as great as the popularity of the gadgets themselves.
The United States is the world’s largest producer of soybeans, although you wouldn’t know that from the American diet, which mostly takes in soy from soy sauce. But soy can serve as an alternative to meat or milk, create new organic inks and prevent certain kinds of cancer. Asians have known about these benefits for […]