Browsing the "health" Tag

Fukushima radiation found in California milk, fruit, vegetables

June 1st, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

As the crippled reactors in Japan continue to emit radiation into the environment, the risk grows that it will appear in our food. Radiation has already been detected in trace amounts in milk across the U.S., and in strawberries, kale and other vegetables in California

Mercury Falling: New Bill Proposition to Curb Mercury Pollution

July 10th, 2009 | by Ruedigar Matthes

Highly toxic by ingestion or inhalation of the dust, it can also poison a person through exposure to soluble forms, inhalation of its vapour, or eating fish contaminated with it. It's mercury. We all know mercury for its presence in thermometers. And we all know what it means for the mercury to be rising (as is currently a major global issue). But what does it mean when mercury is falling

Ron Paul Wants to Make the Sale of Raw Milk Legal

March 9th, 2009 | by Jennifer Lance

Do you drink raw milk? Unless you milk your own cow, the answer is probably no since the sale of raw milk is illegal in about half of the United States. Ron Paul would like to change that law

Feds to Drug Test Miners, but Deny Black Lung Aide

September 15th, 2008 | by Alex Felsinger

Miners are outraged that the government entity which is supposed to protect their safety seemingly holds little concern for the impact that the job has on their health, yet has decided to make their marijuana habits an issue worth tackling

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