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Environment & Animal Life, Health, International

Pollution causing one in six of all deaths: report

Pollution is linked to an estimated nine million premature deaths each year, according to a report from the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health. Health and environmental authors used data from the Global Burden of Disease study to produce the »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Insidious, harmful effects of everyday chemicals

As a society we have surrounded ourselves with chemicals, all theoretically designed to help make our lives easier in some way. More and more however, these chemicals  initially thought to be harmless, are showing themselves to have unexpected side effects. »

Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Cumulative affect of common chemicals on children

A respected expert in children’s environmental health has helped produce a new video to drive home the message that even small amounts of toxic chemicals can have a cumulative effect on a child’s brain development.  It’s called “Little Things Matter” »