Well, some of it we just have to live with, but decreasing exposures where we can will minimize the burden. So this would be a good place to post reports on topics like cell phone radiation, latest research, etc, as well as counter-measures, such as nutrients that can be taken to fortify the body's ability to resolve toxicity, and alternatives to the more dangerous materials.
For starters, anyone with granite counter-tops, or considering a purchase for kitchen remodeling, would want to google for radon exposure. Radon is a naturally occuring radioactive decay in soil which produces trace amounts of uranium. Dangerous levels of the gas are found more often in the colder climbs. Radon mitigation appears to be quite successful in lowering the health risk, but there may not be much to do re: granite counter-tops other than replace them.
Here's an excerpt from an article review you can google for and find the full summary re: health risks and exposure to petrochemicals in plastics:
"And Tuesday a study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggested a new concern about BPA. Using a health survey of nearly 1,500 adults, the study found that those exposed to higher amounts of BPA were more likely to report having heart disease and diabetes. Because of the possible public health implications, the results "deserve scientific follow-up," its authors said.
The study is preliminary, far from proof that the chemical caused the health problems. Two Dartmouth College analysts of medical research said it raises questions but provides no answers about whether the ubiquitous chemical is harmful."
Cell Phone, Brain Cancer Link Debated
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Bringing a growing health concern to Congress, scientists squared off Thursday over whether cell phones contribute to brain cancer.
Studies have indicated that long-term cell phone use may be associated with brain cancer, according to Dr. Ronald Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Dr. David Carpenter, director of Institute for Health and the Environment at University of Albany. They both testified in front of the House Subcommittee on Domestic Policy.
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