COVID-19 and Inflammation

Researchers at Mount Sinai in New York and in the Netherlands have noticed young patients testing positive for COVID-19 have a significant increase in strokes, heart attacks, and pulmonary embolisms. Often these patients have no symptoms of COVID-19, or at most, very mild symptoms. What is happening? Is there a link between COVID-19 and inflammation?…

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Phthalates and Preterm Births

Phthalates, a group of hormone-mimicking chemicals that are utilized in many of the products we use, may increase the risk for preterm births, a new study suggests. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality, and a recent study discovered that exposure to phthalates, even before conception, may increase the risk of preterm birth.…

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Coronavirus and the Flu

Named for their appearance, coronaviruses look like they are covered with pointed structures that surround them like a crown (corona) under a microscope. Common around the world, there are different varieties of coronaviruses, but the recently identified type that has caused an outbreak is called COVID-19. The symptoms associated with COVID-19 include shortness of breath,…

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Environmental Illness

When you are continuously exposed to substances or toxins in your environment that makes you sick, an environmental illness can occur. An environmental illness can arise from your workplace, home, or even from a place that you often frequent. The person’s environment triggers this illness, and sufferers often experience allergies and become sensitive to chemicals…

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As part of every pediatric workup, a child must have their lead levels checked to make sure there is no environmental exposure to lead. If your child is not sitting in the corner of your living room eating paint chips off your windowsill, chances are we stop testing for lead in the blood at a…

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Why You Should Use a Shower Filter

When you drink a cup of water, you want that water to be free of contaminants and harmful chemicals. However, many of us don’t realize that we don’t just need clean water to drink but to bathe in as well. The water from the shower can also be harmful, and it can affect your health…

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Autism is a disorder characterized by delays or challenges with social interaction, communication, and repetitive behaviors. Though the causes of autism have been generally inconclusive, environmental exposures during the pregnancy have long been under scrutiny as a potential cause. In recent years, multiple studies have confirmed a link between heavy metal pollution and autism. Studies…

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The Dangers of EMFs

Every day, more and more people are waking up to the serious health conditions that can be caused by overexposure to high-intensity electromagnetic fields (EMFs). Natural EMF radiation is not harmful. In fact, all biological organisms emit and are sensitive to EMF. Ever wonder how certain animals are able to travel vast distances, back and…

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Dangers of Modern Cookware

Before you reach for your favorite pan or kitchen gadget to cook your next meal, you might want to take a closer look at what it’s made from. It might surprise you that your cookware could be making you sick, or worse. In May of 2015, hundreds of scientists from various disciplines published “The Madrid…

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