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Which Apple?

Which APPLE do I eat? It can be a little overwhelming if you don't know one from another. But I found this simple 'Tart...

KRON 4 | Carcinogens to Plastics: There's WHAT in My Water?!

Did you know that drinking water increases your risk of cancer? Contaminants (from known carcinogens to plastic particles) found in public water systems could...

Antibacterial Agent Can Impair Heart Muscle

Due to an obsession with germs by Americans, antibacterial products have flooded the marketplace. Triclosan, introduced in the 1970's, has become a popular antibacterial agent in...

Is Deodorant Shortening Your Life?

Do you often wonder if you smell? Are you one who NEVER leaves home without a heavy coat of deodorant under your armpits? If...

Why Supplements Can Make You Sick

UPDATE: In 2011 I reported on dietary supplement safety and warned that supplements are not risk-free. Today, based on the cease-and-desist letters sent to...

When Organic Produce Pays Off

UPDATE: Fresh fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber and a special treat at any time of year.  However,...

Frankenfood: Eating GMO Foods

GMO stands for genetically modified organisms which are specifically, genetically modified (GM) or 'biotech' crops, used to produce genetically modified foods. These GM plants...

Unplug the Ad and Read the Label

The manufacturer of Nutella® was sued in a class action lawsuit and agreed to pay $3.5 million over false advertising. As a result, they...