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Nitrates in deli meat dangerous? Food labels and cancer claims don’t tell the whole story

NPR just ran a scare piece called "Duped In The Deli Aisle? 'No Nitrates Added' Labels Are Often Misleading," which ...
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Viewpoint: EPA has science on its side in glyphosate-cancer label battle with California

By any measure, California’s Proposition 65 is an exercise in madness. The law, which is officially titled “The Safe Drinking Water ...
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Viewpoint: FDA must do more to protect consumers from ‘outright fraud’ of dietary supplements

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Dietary supplements are often ineffective, if not dangerous. What does the path to supplement legislation and regulation look like? ...
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Viewpoint: Welcome to California, where coffee causes—and prevents—cancer

California's Proposition 65, which began its miserable life as The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, now has ...
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Your blood type may influence your vulnerability to stomach flu

Not only is a case of norovirus gastroenteritis the personification of misery, but the virus that causes it is also one ...
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Video: Glyphosate and other health ‘boogeymen’ aren’t causing all diseases

Should John Oliver decide that he’s had enough, perhaps because generating sarcasm is exhausting, there is someone who can slip ...
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Using molecular trickery to cross the blood-brain barrier

[There are a] number of methods that are being used to break down the [blood-brain] barrier that keeps drugs for ...
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Viewpoint: New glyphosate study suggesting danger to honeybee microbiota is detailed, sophisticated—and wrong

Erick Motta and colleagues at the University of Hawaii just published a paper in PNAS entitled "Glyphosate perturbs the gut microbiota of honey bees." ...
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Viewpoint: There’s no such thing as an organic ‘superfood’

If you do a Google search of "Oz superfoods" you will get more than 40,000 hits. The good doctor really likes superfoods ...
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What causes cancer? Challenge is distinguishing ‘between myth and reality’

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Misleading information about what can and can't cause cancer is incredibly prevalent in our society ...
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Olympic gender confusion: Woman with too much testosterone required to take estrogen to compete while drug that blocks estrogen is banned

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Erik Lief and Chuck Dinerstein have each weighed in with companion pieces about a highly controversial rule by the International Association of ...
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Viewpoint: Divide between ‘natural’ and ‘artificial’ chemicals is meaningless

Since pesticides and herbicides are routinely in the news, lately because of the "Glyphosate Wars," (2) I thought it might be interesting to ...
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Banning glyphosate: France may replace well-tested herbicide with pelargonic and other more toxic ‘natural’ chemicals

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Activists say glyphosate can be replaced with natural herbicides—but "natural" doesn't necessarily mean that they're safer or better for the ...
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Biologics joining fight against asthma

Should you be unfortunate enough to suffer from asthma, things are looking up. There are new biological therapies out there that ...
Viewpoint: Media focus on 'scare fears' like trace chemicals ignores real dangers like dietary supplements

Viewpoint: Media focus on ‘scare fears’ like trace chemicals ignores real dangers like dietary supplements

There can hardly be a better example of […] logical disconnect than the silly July 12th hit piece in the [New York] Times about ...
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Dissecting MIT computer scientist Stephanie Seneff’s claim that glyphosate herbicide causes autism

[Editor's note: Josh Bloom is director of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences at the American Council on Science and Health. He ...
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Why the FDA is powerless against supplement makers’ dangerous, dubious health and cancer claims

[Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)] was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994, but really this ...
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“Getting Risk Right”: Geoffrey Kabat on health, risk and bad science

Why do things that are unlikely to harm us get the most attention? Dr. Geoffrey Kabat, a cancer epidemiologist at ...

Chemist explains why organic labels are about marketing, not chemistry

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Do all brains interpret music the same way?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Last night, as I was ...
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City uses vinegar instead of glyphosate for weed control, odor proves problematic

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. It borders on hilarious ...
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NRDC plays scary Agent Orange card about 2,4-D herbicide found safe by regulators

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. There has been a ...
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Why ‘female viagra’ flibanserin flopped?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. If you want to ...
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If we use DDT to fight Zika mosquitos, should we worry about carcinogenicity of chemical?

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. With Zika being in ...
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Drinking organic wine to avoid ‘dangerous chemicals?’ New analysis shows it’s full of them

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Sorry, chemophobes, but if you ...
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“Female viagra” flibanserin pushed through FDA under false cover of feminism

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  As I’ve written here, ...