The aluminum-Alzheimer’s connection grows stronger
Everyday items we come in contact with can impact our health. One of those is aluminum. Long associated with breast cancer and Alzheimer’s, it’s back in the news as researchers find it all wrapped up in tau tangles. Do you know all the ways you’re exposed to it?
How not to get breast cancer from your salad
In 1972, the United States banned the use of the pesticide DDT. But other endocrine-disrupting pesticides have taken its place and are still in use. Luckily, there are ways to protect yourself from exposure to these endocrine-disrupting chemicals that cause breast cancer.
How concerned should you be about arsenic levels in your rice?
If you eat rice regularly, it’s time to understand the very real arsenic risk that experts believe contributes to a whopping 50,000 premature deaths yearly — many due to its impact on the heart. Does this mean you have to give it up completely? Not as long you’re careful and follow these tips…
9 hand sanitizer brands that contain a life-threatening toxin
Most of us are using a lot of hand sanitizer these days… even if we don’t normally touch the stuff. And we should continue to do so whenever a sink and soap aren’t an option since keeping your hands clean is one of the most effective ways to avoid coronavirus. Just make sure the hand sanitizer you’re using doesn’t contain this incredibly toxic ingredient…
The unexpected way lead gets in your drinking water
Depending on the age of your home, your pipes may be lined with lead. As long as the lead doesn’t leach into your drinking water it’s not a problem, but another heavy metal commonly used in municipal water systems could be making it easier for that lead to flow from your sinks…
Your stove may be cooking up unsafe levels of indoor air pollution
Most of us don’t think twice when we click our gas stoves on to cook. But maybe we should. Gas stoves are exposing us to pollution levels so high they would be illegal if they were outside. And this exposure can contribute to everything from asthma to heart disease to cancer.