Cancer Prevention

The Pollution in People: Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Americans' Bodies

By Curt DellaValle, Senior Scientist, EWG
June 14, 2016


More than 1,400 chemicals and chemical groups are known or likely carcinogens. Through industrial applications, consumer products and food, water and air, Americans are exposed daily to these cancer-causing compounds, which invade the body and build up in blood and urine. 

STRESS:  Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It

Written by Marianne E. Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC

STRESS; the word itself gives us grief.  We know that prolonged, unmanaged stress is harmful to our health, and as such, we can’t continually live with it.  Unfortunately, it is nearly impossible to live life without some type of stress, and as such, we can’t live without it.

So what is stress, how does it affect our body, mind and spirit, and how do we manage it?  These are some of the questions we will be exploring in this article.

How to Make a Homemade Mosquito Repellent That Works

The Dirt On DEET: Scientific research has shown that chemical-based bug sprays may cause adverse effects to the human body. When they come in contact with the skin, these chemicals may actually cause blistering, rash, soreness and may irritate the eyes.

6 Steps To Detox The Air In Your Home

It’s no surprise that air pollution can affect your health, but did you know that indoor air is 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air? Have you ever thought about how much time you spend inside?

How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread

From The Scientist

A mouse study reveals how chronic stress remodels lymphatic vasculature to facilitate the spread of tumor cells.

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