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New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
Both organic milk and meat contain around 50 percent more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products, report researchers who conducted systematic literature reviews and analyzed data from around the world.
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Another nutritional benefit to eating the organic meats/dairy.

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Images show a 6-year-old McDonald's Happy Meal

Images show a 6-year-old McDonald's Happy Meal | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
The six-year-old chicken nuggets and french fries look untouched.
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A pretty good sign our kids shouldn't be eating this food!

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A Live Surgery Draws Attention to Black Lung Disease in China · Global Voices

A Live Surgery Draws Attention to Black Lung Disease in China · Global Voices | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
A black lung patient prepared a coffin for himself after ten years of languishing with the disease before receiving a lung transplant watched online by millions.
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Would you be more inclined to wear PPE if you saw this surgery?

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Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce - EcoWatch

Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce - EcoWatch | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
The University of Washington School of Public Health study suggests that by eating organically grown versions of those foods highest in pesticide residues, we
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Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds

Happy face or angry face? A dog can tell the difference, study finds | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
Word to the wise: Don’t play poker with your dog. He can read your face like a book. A new study shows that man’s best friend is remarkably good at discerning happy expressions from angry ones – even when he’s only looking at half of a person’s face.
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Just think this is cool...

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Fitbit rash complaints start popping up, again

Fitbit rash complaints start popping up, again | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
The problem doesn't appear to be as widespread as it was with the Force, but a number of users of the Fibit Charge and Surge are complaining of rashes after wearing the activity trackers.
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Van Dyken-Rouen accident shines spotlight on ATV dangers - kdvr.com

Van Dyken-Rouen accident shines spotlight on ATV dangers - kdvr.com | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
Van Dyken-Rouen accident shines spotlight on ATV dangers kdvr.com “We have a major public health problem with ATVs,” said David Gilkey, an associate professor in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at CSU.
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Zika Virus Not to Blame; Doctors Cite Man-Made Cause For Birth Defect Epidemic

Zika Virus Not to Blame; Doctors Cite Man-Made Cause For Birth Defect Epidemic | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
[DIGEST: GM Watch, BBC, NPR, ABC, New Scientist, CDC, Human Rights Watch] The Zika virus has been blamed for thousands of cases of the birth defect microcephaly, a condition in which babies are bor…
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I do not know this source or its validity, but certainly there are environmental influences that may be, at the very least, contributing to the problem of microcephaly.

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Employee Wellness Programs Use Carrots and, Increasingly, Sticks

Employee Wellness Programs Use Carrots and, Increasingly, Sticks | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
Workers at many companies now face stiff financial penalties for refusing to undergo health screenings.
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Windsor cancer research sparks call for action by global health organization - Windsor Star (blog)

Windsor cancer research sparks call for action by global health organization - Windsor Star (blog) | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
A University of Windsor couple's "groundbreaking" local research into possible workplace causes of breast cancer has sparked a call for global action by...
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At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health

At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health Offer Price $17.96 ISBN:0983463948 Authors Paul D.
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Chemical Blast in Spain Spreads Toxic Cloud

Chemical Blast in Spain Spreads Toxic Cloud | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
The Spanish authorities ordered residents of five northeastern towns to stay indoors Thursday after a chemical explosion at a warehouse spread a toxic cloud over the area.
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Safety Foul-Up Exposes CDC Staff to Anthrax

Safety Foul-Up Exposes CDC Staff to Anthrax | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
A procedural breakdown has exposed 84 CDC staffers in Atlanta to live anthrax, the agency said.
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Indicators | Climate Change | US EPA

Indicators | Climate Change | US EPA | EOH current topics | Scoop.it
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New report from the EPA on Climate Change and Human Health

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