Posts Tagged ‘drinking water’

The Rising Suicide Trend Among Women

The Rising Suicide Trend Among Women

The rising suicide trend among women is spot-lighting the serious increase in the number of women who suffer from mental illness. Kate Spade’s death highlights a worrisome trend in the United States: Women are dying by suicide at an increased rate. From 1999 to 2016, there was almost a 128 percent increase in death by suicide in women…

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EPA’s Failure to Regulate Our Drinking Water

EPA's Failure to Regulate Our Drinking Water

The EPA and it’s failures are in the news again. The contaminate that is being targeted is perchlorate, a chemical that harms the thyroid – critical for normal growth and development – and that contaminates drinking water systems serving over 17 million people in the U.S.  The EPA determined back in 2011 that perchlorate meets…

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Fluoridating Water is in the News Again

Fluoridating Water is in the News Again

Fluoridating water is still a huge debate in this country. Activists in Boston are calling for a ban on fluoride in our drinking water. “Medical mandates like this are politics pretending to be science,” said Karen Spencer, a Gloucester activist who is involved with anti-fluoridation campaigns. “No government has the right to put something into…

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Can Plastic Harm Your Health?

Can Plastic Harm Your Health?

Plastic is harming more than just our environment, it’s just as damaging to our skin, hair and hormone health. But as we all know, plastics are everywhere. In this article by Dr. Kiran Lohia, she will first examine how plastic harms us and then focus on the plastic products we can avoid that might be…

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