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Farm Pesticides Linked to Skin Cancer

Sun exposure has always been considered the driving force behind rising rates of melanoma. But new research suggests that repeated, long-term use of pesticides may be an important factor, too

March 31, 2010 — Gordon Shetler and Environmental Health News

Fish Kill: Nanosilver Mutates Fish Embryos

Tiny particles of silver--potent antimicrobial agents that can kill bacteria on contact--are becoming increasingly popular in consumer goods. But nanosilver washes down drains and is discharged into waterways, where fish and other aquatic life are exposed

November 17, 2009 — Gordon Shetler and Environmental Health News