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The Truth About Sunscreen That Every Parent Needs To Know

May 26, 2015 0 Comments
The Truth About Sunscreen That Every Parent Needs To Know

It is that time of year again, when the cold winter months have come to a close. The mornings are brighter and summer is on the way. Many people try to refresh their habits in line with the season, and one that we have been advised to be extra vigilant about is of course…..wear sunscreen! […]

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Are E-Cigarettes Really A Reduced-Risk To Health?

April 11, 2015 0 Comments
Are E-Cigarettes Really A Reduced-Risk To Health?

They are growing in popularity, Electronic Cigarettes, which are generally considered a better choice than the mainstream tobacco options, in terms of the impact on health. But are they really much better for us? A study recently posted in April 2015 evaluated the effect of the liquid vapour from electronic cigarettes on human bronchial cells. […]

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A Modern American History of Toxicology – The Men Who Fought Against Politics To Reveal Poisons

April 8, 2015 0 Comments
A Modern American History of Toxicology – The Men Who Fought Against Politics To Reveal Poisons

The birth of toxicology could be attributed to two men, Charles Norris (1867–1935) and Alexander Gettler (1883–1968). Norris was New York’s first ever appointed Chief Medical Examiner, a role which replaced that of Coroner in identifying the cause of death. He changed the face of murder cases by analysing bodies of victims in order to […]

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Under The Dome – The Devastating Truth About China’s Smog and What We Can Learn

March 4, 2015 4 Comments
Under The Dome – The Devastating Truth About China’s Smog and What We Can Learn

A stark video, ‘Under the Dome’ documenting China’s dangerously high levels of air pollution has spread rapidly across the Globe. Chai Jing, a former state television presenter gives her personal account of living in a smog filled city, weaving in scientific evidence and shocking images for maximum impact. The video can be watched here, although […]

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The Health Implications Of Pesticide Exposure According To Scientists

February 11, 2015 0 Comments
The Health Implications Of Pesticide Exposure According To Scientists

This article aims to raise awareness of the concerns surrounding the use of pesticides. It is not intended to scaremonger, rather to educate so that people maybe think twice before continually spraying harmless bugs. Pesticides are commonly used in many homes, they are sprayed on non-organic foods, public parks, office gardens and more. This is […]

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How To Use Houseplants In The Battle Against Toxins – Plus 10 Of The Best To Absorb Airborne Contaminants

February 10, 2015 0 Comments
How To Use Houseplants In The Battle Against Toxins – Plus 10 Of The Best To Absorb Airborne Contaminants

It can feel at times that we are on the losing side of the battle against toxins in our lives. It is constant work to avoid these invisible enemies as they sneak across our front line and into our homes and onto our plates at every turn. We have toxic water supplies, soil, air and […]

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