Flame Retardants and Fluoride—Two Neurotoxic Chemicals Again Linked to Reduced IQ

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An estimated 90 percent of Americans have flame-retardant chemicals in their bodies, and studies have linked them to human health risks, including liver, kidney, testicular, Continue reading

Nasty Pesticide Broken Down by Probiotic Used In Culturing Food

A new study published in Letters in Applied Microbiology shows that a commonly used food probiotic known as Lactobacillus plantarum is capable of degrading dangerous pesticide residues in wheat (pirimiphos-methyl), confirming the traditional fermentation-based food-processing technique Continue reading

Greater Lifetime Pesticide Use Causes Telomere Shortening

Researchers from Northwestern University’s School of Medicine have determined that the use of certain pesticides over a lifetime produces a shortening of chromosome telomeres. Continue reading