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Obamacare: How screwed are you, exactly?

Natural News - Wed, 12/16/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) (Story by Rodney Lee Conover, republished from TheDailySheeple.com) ObamaCare was never about healthcare, the poor, insurance, or anything else.It's about controlling the populace, paying off cronies, donors, supporters and expanding the size and authority of the...

Ten reasons why you shouldn't vaccinate your children

Natural News - Tue, 12/15/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) Vaccinating a child or not is an important decision that every parent must make. But not all parents understand the true risks involved, risks that could leave a child debilitated for life, or even kill him. The pro-vaccine mafia is quick to sweep all cases of vaccine...

Itchy bum? Common causes and simple solutions

Natural News - Tue, 12/01/2015 - 11:30
(NaturalNews) An itchy bum can almost certainly be found at the top of the "taboo health topics" list, but don't fret -- it's a common problem that may be contributed to a few minor causes. In some cases, the cause of an itchy anus is a bit more serious and may require treatment from...

Back to School with Sustainability in Mind

EarthEasy Blog - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 02:55
Perhaps the most important lesson for students today is the value of sustainable practices.
Categories: Ecological News

Video: How People With Disabilities Helped Shape New Orleans’ Disaster Policy

Yes! Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:30
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans disability activists talk about the city’s lack of accessible disaster plans and what they’ve done to change it.
Categories: Ecological News

Framing the Climate Talks

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:30
Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how the framework for the Paris Climate Change talks are set to skew the debate and distract us from the real agenda which should be to find a global solution to a global emergency.
Categories: Ecological News

Ukraine sues anti-nuclear campaigners

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:19
Ukraine's state-owned nuclear generator is suing anti-nuclear activists in its latest attempt to stifle public debate over the country's ageing fleet of 15 nuclear reactors, while refusing to release information in breach of international obligations.
Categories: Ecological News

Pine martens' return could bring a red squirrel resurgence

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 22:33
The return of pine martens to central Ireland has been followed by a resurgence of red squirrels, writes Emma Sheehy. Now that the predatory mammal is being seen south of the Scottish border, the same could happen in England. The heavier grey squirrel is easy prey for pine martens, and their demise could open up ecological space for the native red to recolonise.
Categories: Ecological News

The Festival of Wellbeing: from economic growth to growth in wellbeing

The Ecologist Magazine - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 22:16
Resurgence & Ecologist presents the annual Festival of Wellbeing, 10th and 11th October. A weekend of talks and workshops designed to explore wellbeing, happiness and sustainability.
Categories: Ecological News

Urine made sparkling clean with new bio-filter.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
An experiment heading up next week to the space station could help landlubbers down here on Earth conserve water by doing a better job of filtering out chemicals, salts or other contaminants.
Categories: Ecological News

Nanosilver: Naughty or nice?

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
Questions abound about the possible effects of those tiny antibiotic particles that are showing up all over.
Categories: Ecological News

Many scientific studies can’t be replicated. That’s a problem.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
The reproducibility crisis in science just got a little more intense.
Categories: Ecological News

Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global vegetable domination might.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
Broccoli may seem out of step with Monsanto’s corn- and soy-heavy business, but it’s right in line with shifting consumer preferences for healthier, less processed foods.
Categories: Ecological News

Mutant super lice may be coming to a school near you.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
In 25 states, lice are becoming genetically resistant to traditional forms of treatment.
Categories: Ecological News

Lead poisoning settlements deals draw scrutiny, calls for reform.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
Maryland lawmakers vowed to clamp down on companies that "buy" lawsuit settlements after learning that hundreds of lead-poisoning victims in Baltimore had cashed in long-term financial support in return for quick cash.
Categories: Ecological News

Zebra mussels invade Middle River.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
Possibly aided by June's record wet weather, invasive zebra mussels have found their way down the Chesapeake Bay as far as Middle River, not far from Baltimore.
Categories: Ecological News

Corps must pay full $3 billion cost of restoring MR-GO wetlands.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
The Army Corps of Engineers must pay the full $3 billion cost of restoring wetlands destroyed by the agency's improper construction and maintenance of the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet, a federal judge in New Orleans ruled Thursday.
Categories: Ecological News

School lunches are getting better — healthier, anyway — CDC says.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
They're lower in sodium, more likely to include whole grains and have more fruit and vegetable offerings than in years past, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey finds.
Categories: Ecological News

Robbing the victims of lead paint poisoning.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
People terribly damaged in childhood by lead paint poisoning are being robbed of the compensation that is supposed to sustain them.
Categories: Ecological News

Beyond Katrina: 7 portraits of grit and determination.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 19:30
New Orleanians describe the hard journey back home ten years after their beloved city was destroyed by floodwaters when the levees broke.
Categories: Ecological News
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