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Aluminum in the Environment

Aluminum is a neurotoxin and has been linked to a spectrum of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, ALS, and autism spectrum disorders. Abundant literature shows that exposure of humans and animals to aluminum from various sources can have deleterious consequences.

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Hospitals withdraw surgical device over aluminium exposure fears

The Guardian March 3, 2019 Several UK hospitals have withdrawn a common surgical device, used to warm fluids to body temperature during surgeries, over fears that it could cause dangerous levels of aluminium exposure in patients. The team found that when an electrolyte fluid was passed through the element, the level of aluminum rose to…

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The Special Ed Epidemic: Minimizing Risks – Protecting our Children

This article is part five of a five-part series. Autism, developmental delays, and chronic illnesses including allergies and asthma are at an all-time high, affecting 1 in 6 children across the US. Autism alone has increased in prevalence from 1 in 1000 in 1995 to 1 in 59 US children in 2018. The rise in…

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The Profile of a Vulnerable Child

Our founder, Barry Segal, has a passion to help this growing population of children which he strongly believes stems from the effects of a heavy toxic load and other environmental factors.

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Gardasil Vaccine Even More Dangerous than Previously Thought

March 8, 2016 Originally published by our partner Alliance for Natural Health Recently, the American College of Pediatricians (ACP) raised concerns that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could be linked to increased occurrences of premature ovarian failure, also known as premature menopause. In a press release, ACP focused on two case reports in which adolescent…

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Lead: No level is safe

Lead (Pb), like most metals, is naturally found in the earth’s crust. It is a cheap and malleable metal that is harmful at all levels to humans. Now, largely because of industrialization, Pb can be found not only in our soil, but also our air and water supply. The oldest know use was discovered Egyptian…

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The State of Epilepsy

Epilepsy has no known cause in nearly half of all cases. As rates of this disorder continue to rise, researchers explore environmental and immunological clues to causation. Learn more about this condition, and ways to reduce your risk.

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Metal Exposure

You’ve heard about Lead, but what about mercury and aluminum exposure?

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Share Your Story: Surviving Lymphoma

“At least I had been thinking of myself as young and healthy. The truth is, before the cancer diagnosis, I had absolutely no idea what the actual state of my health really was.” -A nurse and mother of three

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Environment and Your Health

Important diseases and disorders thought to be environmentally triggered include autism, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, Alzheimer ’s disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and cancer.

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Do vaccines cause autism?

Question 7 of A Parent’s Guide to Vaccines: A Conversation About Vaccines for New Parents A newly released survey reports that the number of children with autism is now 1 in 45. This shows an increase from the CDC’s 2014 number of 1 in 68. These numbers are enough to motivate any new parent to…

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Maternal Health and Inflammation

Inflammation is a normal response of the body, but knowing what it is, why it happens, and its role on prenatal health can help prevent unnecessary complications.

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