Pesticides Found in 84% of Fruit

Pesticides Found in 84% of Fruit

When you eat conventionally grown fruit, you’re probably consuming measurable amounts of pesticide residues in every bite. The U.S. FDA, which evaluates produce for such chemicals via their pesticide residue monitoring program, continues to assert that pesticide residues in your food aren’t cause for alarm, but no one knows what health More...

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By Boston Journal On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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pharma money paid to doctors : Health

From the article: Oncologists are now on Twitter in ever-growing numbers. My team found that when oncologists tweet about a cancer drug and have a financial tie to the maker, their tweets are more likely to be More...

Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma
By Boston Journal On Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma

Dr. James Gordon is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist who uses self-care strategies and group support to help patients heal from psychological trauma. In this interview, he shares some of those strategies, which More...

By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Americans Want Dramatic Shift in Health Care System: New Poll

ED nurse in the US here. This is such a complex topic and something I’m passionate about. Hardworking people shouldn’t go bankrupt from one illness. I shouldn’t have to hear a patient tell me More...

Air Pollution Now Strongly Linked to Mental Problems
By Boston Journal On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Air Pollution Now Strongly Linked to Mental Problems

Worldwide, 93% of children live in areas with air pollution at levels above World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.1 Further, more than 1 in 4 deaths among children under 5 years is related to environmental More...

By Boston Journal On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Private insurers are improperly rejecting Medicare drug claims, watchdog finds : Health

Quite often actually. I work in pharmacy and often for drugs like Ondansetron (a nausea drug) which is covered under part D and part B they will automatically reject the claim unless you can prove its not being More...

Fake Meat Is Junk Food
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Fake Meat Is Junk Food

The junk food industry has a new product they are offering in exchange for your health and finances. Using strategies to position it as a healthy alternative for natural meat, the industry’s fake meat is just More...

By Boston Journal On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Why Some People Have Endless Thoughts of Death. They May Be ‘Existentially Isolated’ : Health

Nah, it’s natalists who live in fear of death, feeling like they’re dying constantly if their children are imperfect. I’ve found that living on the edge of society has equipped me uniquely to More...

Do Plants Have a Brain?
By Boston Journal On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Do Plants Have a Brain?

Plants may be the most underappreciated life forms. Since they can’t move like animals, they’re usually considered simple environmental bystanders –– soaking up sun, providing oxygen through photosynthesis, More...

By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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The consumption of foods high in sodium and low in potassium, such as fast food, contributes to the development of depressive symptoms in early adolescence, suggests new study, which found that greater urinary sodium excretion and lower potassium excretion predicted more severe depressive symptoms. : Health

I’ve deliberately linked to the original source journal article that is open access and full-text. The title of my post is a copy and paste from the abstract of the linked journal article here: The results More...