Cancer Prevention

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Threaten Women’s Health Throughout Life

By Dr. Mercola

Recent research reveals American girls are hitting puberty earlier than ever before. The median age for breast development is now around 9, with rare cases of extreme precocious puberty occurring in girls as young as 4.

Precocious puberty is triggered by premature release of hormones, which results in sexual maturation, sometimes years before the natural norm. Research into the phenomenon reveals that environmental exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals plays a major if not decisive role. 

10 Things to Throw Away for Better Health

By Dr. Mercola

Each and every day, you come into contact with a large number of items—many of which have health risks that can accumulate over time. Many chemicals appear safe yet aren't, and are not likely to be suspected when your health starts failing.

But other items that are part of the "standard" of contemporary living—such as electronics and even your office chair—can also do more harm than good in the long run. 

Pages