Corn’s Part in an Upward Trend Yielding Downward Results
201710.30
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Corn’s Part in an Upward Trend Yielding Downward Results

According to analysis performed by local physicians, a dangerous trend has become quite noticeable in Waimea, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii: the number of severe heart malformations has risen to more than ten times the national rate. Local doctors now find themselves at the center of a growing controversy about whether the substantial increase…

Vietnam Veterans Pass on a Tragic Legacy from Agent Orange
201710.18
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Vietnam Veterans Pass on a Tragic Legacy from Agent Orange

Birth Defects in Descendants of Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Raise Concerns about Enlist Duo because of its Similar Chemical Makeup Vietnam veterans are leaving behind a tragic legacy with their children and grandchildren – birth defects related to toxic exposure to Agent Orange during the war. Agent Orange was a herbicide used during the Vietnam…

Cancer Warning Will Make Consumers Think Twice About Roundup
201710.07
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Cancer Warning Will Make Consumers Think Twice About Roundup

Glyphosate, the Main Ingredient in Roundup, Will be Added to California’s List of Carcinogens – A Cancer Warning Must be Placed on the Herbicide’s Product Label The main ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, will be added to California’s list of substances known to cause birth defects, reproductive harm, or cancer in accordance with Proposition 65. Glyphosate has been…

Can Toxic Exposure Cause Birth Defects?
201709.25
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Can Toxic Exposure Cause Birth Defects?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one baby in 33 will suffer from a birth defect. Yet some are completely preventable. One of the primary causes for birth defects in the US? A parent’s exposure to toxic chemicals, often unwittingly at the workplace. Three industries commonly known for potential of toxic exposure are the…

Economics “Trump” Safety: EPA Approves Harmful Pesticide
201709.02
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Economics “Trump” Safety: EPA Approves Harmful Pesticide

Scott Pruitt, the New Head of the EPA, Reverses Previous Steps Towards Banning a Dangerous Pesticide – Families of Farmworkers Will Suffer the Consequences. The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent dismissal of scientific studies linking a common pesticide to birth defects could have harmful consequences on unprotected families of farmworkers. Chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used to kill insects, was…