Environmental Health

Avoid This Deadly Weed Killer At All Cost

If you remember the horrors of the deadly weed killer Agent Orange, then get ready for a double shock. However, if you think Agent Orange may be a character from a Doctor Who episode, here’s a bit of background: Agent Orange was developed by a British team during the Second World War and was later […]

BPA: Chemical Found In Plastic Worsens Migraines

Bisphenol A or BPA (a synthetic oestrogen) is a chemical used to harden plastics and it is one of the world’s most widely manufactured chemicals, with more than 2.2 million tons made each year. We’ve written about this dangerous chemical on numerous occasions in the past. While the UK, European Union and the US have […]

Can Fluoride Affect Male Fertility?

Every now and then fluoride rears its ugly head again. It’s a contentious issue. Die-hard fans, like the Australian Dental Association (ADA), claim there is no convincing or credible scientific evidence that fluoride, when supplied at the optimum level (one part per million or ppm) in drinking water, causes any adverse health effects. However, many […]

Arsenic In Your Drinking Water?

If you struggle to keep your blood sugar in line, and you struggle with weight that yo-yos up and down, you’re sure not alone. That’s not much comfort, knowing that others are struggling too. But you’ve got to wonder — all these people, working hard to be diligent about blood sugar and weight control — […]