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August 24, 2009
Did you happen to read the front page article, “Debating How Much Weed Killer is Safe in Your Water Glass,” in this Sunday’s NY Times? I’m adding to this good piece of journalism so that you can see why and how a harmful chemical such as the weed killer atrazine is allowed to make its way into your home. There’s more to it than the article reveals. This chemical does even more harm to fetuses and children, EPA is even more complicit in allowing us to drink it in, and the manufacturer plays an even more shameful part. The company that makes this chemical is the Swiss-based Syngenta, the world’...
August 11, 2009
As we watched each of our five grandchildren and their friends enter this world and begin their life’s journey, it became more and more clear that something is amiss with this generation. How are your children and your friends’ children doing? Most likely, one of three of the children you know in this generation suffers from a chronic illness. Perhaps it’s cancer, or birth defects, perhaps asthma, or a problem that affects the child’s mind and behavior, such as Downs Syndrome, learning disorders, ADHD or autism. Though one in three may sound exaggerated, unbelievable, the figures are there...
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