The stinking rose, as Shakespeare called it may ward off more than vampires. Fresh garlic, often considered a natural antibiotic, may also protect us from viruses; according to studies at Brigham Young University.

Read More

An Amazon Jungle Delight.

Read More

City water is closely regulated for some health hazards and is very unlikely to contain dangerous biological contamination. It is, however, almost always treated with chlorine to reduce the microbial count. Chlorine combines with such organic compounds as natural methane gas (from decomposed material) in water, to form organochlorine compounds. The most common are the THM’s (trihalomethanes), such as chloroform. These are carcinogens. They also give water an unpleasant taste and odor.

Read More

The Rate of breast cancer has been rising steadily since the 1940s. Many researchers and activists are asking whether exposure to carcinogens in the environment – including some of the 75,000 synthetic chemicals released since World War II – could be responsible, a 1985 study in Preventative Medicine found that breast cancer rates in New Jersey – Where 21 counties have hazardous waste disposal sites – were the highest in the country.

Read More

Indoor Air Pollution

Read More