Toxic Exposures Unleashed

I have previously discussed ways to prevent myeloma.  A key step is to avoid toxic exposures. Although the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), part of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, clearly identifies chemicals known to cause cancer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently rolling back many programs and rules to protect Americans. This is especially disturbing since the same chemicals that cause cancer, also cause brain damage in children.

 

The Secrets to a Long, Healthy Life Remain Elusive: Updates from Around the World

The Tsimane tribe lives in the Amazon lowlands of Bolivia. For some reason, according to a new study published in The Lancet, they do not get heart disease! The study, notes the New York Times, paired anthropologists with cardiologists to investigate.