By Dr. Mercola Washing your clothes is not as harmless as you might imagine. Detergents carry toxins and your clothes lose microfibers when washed, polluting the water supply. Your clothes may also harbor flame retardant chemicals, even if you carefully purchase “green” furniture. Just as purchasing organic foods is integral to your overall health and […]
Anxiety is a common problem among Americans, and drugs like benzodiazepine are commonly used to treat it. Not only can these drugs cause withdrawal symptoms, but they also lead to a host of health problems that include memory loss, hip fractures, and impaired concentration, which further develop into unnecessary stress and expenses. Instead, the underlying […]
Politicians are putting pressure on the FDA to review and potentially revise existing regulations that govern the cosmetic industry to make sure products are safe.
By Dr. Mercola The right of every patient to make decisions about their own bodies — including what filling material is implanted in their teeth — is enshrined in laws, policies and resolutions throughout the world. In the video below Charlie Brown, executive director of Consumers for Dental Choice and former attorney general for West […]
By Dr. Mercola Monsanto has a long and infamous history of manufacturing and bringing to market such chemicals as DDT, Agent Orange, aspartame, Roundup and dioxin1 — chemical compounds from which society continues to feel the effects. In an effort to distance the current corporation from past deeds, Monsanto refers to the company prior to […]
Hundreds of redheads gathered at the seventh annual Irish Redhead Convention to celebrate their rare hair color with a series of fun events — including a competition for most freckles per square inch.
By Dr. Mercola Sugary beverages, soda chief among them, have been blamed for rising rates of obesity and related chronic diseases in developed countries, and there’s evidence to support such claims. Leading beverage companies like Coca-Cola, however, want the public to believe they’re not part of the problem but rather are innocent scapegoats. To get […]