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Taking care of your health makes green living that much easier. From protecting yourself from toxins and chemicals to exercising more and reducing your exposure to air pollution, follow the latest stories on Health News to know how you can achieve personal and environmental wellness.

Why the World Needs Clean Water (and how you can help)

The infographic below is full of astounding stats, such as: 780 million people lack access to clean water Every 30 seconds a child dies from a waterborne illness 80% of all disease in the world is caused...
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4 Everyday Chemicals That Are Bad For Your Brain

Eating whole foods is the best recipe for a healthy brain, as it minimizes your chances of consuming chemicals that are bad for your brain’s health.But whether it’s due to laziness, a busy schedule, a...

The anti-science wing of the organic movement

This article is written by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and is the author of Is it Organic?Reason is a tool, but it can never be the motive force of the crowd.–...
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Why Did Paris Ban Cars From The Roads?

Paris conjures up some beautiful and romantic images.Red roses, the Eiffel tower, corked wine, freshly baked bread. The aromas and atmosphere of France can't be matched anywhere else in the world and all work together...
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These 3 genetically modified foods will make the world a better place

Are GMOs all bad? Most of us who are advocates for sustainable agriculture have a negative view of GMO’s, and with good reason – they often come with pesticides, allergies, patent protection, harmful environmental impacts...
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Has PETA’s provocative autism campaign gone too far?

PETA faced criticism for their 2008 campaign linking dairy consumption to worsened autism symptoms, and their undated article on the topic is enjoying a revival of media attention. It's easy to see how this...
A policeman gestures as he works on a street in heavy smog in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on October 21, 2013. Choking clouds of pollution blanketed Harbin, which is famed for its annual ice festival, reports said, cutting visibility to 10 metres (33 feet) and underscoring the nation's environmental challenges. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

What Effect will Chinese Pollution Have on the Rest of Us?

Will Chinese Pollution Ever Be Under Control? The recent bad weather we experienced over the winter has been blamed on everything from changing North Atlantic currents to the government’s support over same sex marriage. Whatever...
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Travel Eco – Why We Should All Start Doing It

  The Benefits of Travelling Eco We’ve come a long way in the last decade in terms of tackling pollution, and being more aware of the impact our travel is having on the environment, both in...
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Avoid Bug Bites this Season by Wearing Stripes

Put that bug zapper away. You won’t need that awful stinky chemical spray either. There’s an easier, more environmentally-friendly way to keep the bugs from biting this summer.Just wear clothing with stripes.Seriously, scientists at...

Exercising the Eco-Friendly Way: 5 Tips for Success

Making a few changes to your workout routine can make a big difference for the Earth.

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