Tag Archives: mortality

Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease

Photo credit: Ed Kashi for La Isla Foundation/VII The mystery of what is causing thousands to die each year from a fatal kidney disease may now be solved, with evidence pointing to the world’s most heavily used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) … Continue reading

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Health Risks of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are drugs that are often prescribed for heartburn, peptic ulcers and  “hearburn-like” disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract. PPIs are among the most frequently (over)prescribed drugs overall and their use has been increasing sharply, especially among … Continue reading

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Sunbathing Good for Longevity

Avoiding the sun could be as dangerous as smoking… Although they have an increased risk of skin cancer, sunbathers are less likely to die from heart disease, or pretty much any other disease. In fact, avoiding the sun could be … Continue reading

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