User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-National
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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes 12.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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Hula Dancing Helped Native Hawaiians Lower Their Blood Pressure 8.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists challenged participants to take hula lessons to see if it would improve their health.
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The Average Menstrual Cycle Isn't 28 Days. It's Time We Dispel This Dated Period Myth | Opinion 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
This is one of the largest ever analyses of menstrual cycle characteristics. These initial results only scratch the surface.
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Newsletter: Just in time for Labor Day, why 'uncured' deli meats aren't as safe as you thought 2.9.2019 LA Times: Business

The label may say "no nitrites." But that doesn't means there are no nitrites.

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Rosacea treatments: 10 creams, lotions and salves that promise to save your skin 28.8.2019 LA Times: Health

Here are 10 rosacea products that promise to soothe inflamed, red skin: We tried them all.

I'm a Pro-Business Republican, but Weakening the Endangered Species Act Will Hurt Us in the Long Run | Opinion 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Development is great, but at what price?
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Dr. Jen Gunter Wants to Protect Your Vagina From Gwyneth Paltrow 23.8.2019 Mother Jones
Inside a serene natural grocery store in Mill Valley, California, Dr. Jen Gunter is scowling at the women’s health aisle. “What’s wrong with the way the vagina smells?” she scoffs, looking over the topical wipes, creams, and washes promising to resolve undesired aromas. “There are no products here to make balls smell better.” Gunter whips […]
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Juul’s Campaign to Raise the Tobacco Age Is More Complicated Than It Seems 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
On July 25, Juul, the $38 billion e-cigarette company, appeared before the United States House Oversight Committee to explain its role in youth nicotine addiction. Juul presented itself as a steward of public health before Congress. “Our incentive is to help [smokers] achieve their goal of transitioning from cigarettes,” said James Monsees, a co-founder of […]
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2015 North Dakota liquid gas spill much bigger than reported 21.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A 2015 pipeline spill of liquid natural gas in western North Dakota initially reported as just 10 gallons is at least hundreds of thousands of gallons larger and may take another decade to clean up, state health officials said.
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Woman Steams Her Vagina to Treat Prolapse, Gets Second Degree Burns 8.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Experts stress this part of the body is able to clean itself, and "v-steaming" can increase the risk of infection.
Pain rescue team helps seriously ill kids cope in terrible times 5.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An interdisciplinary team in San Francisco uses acupressure, massage, counseling and other methods, as well as medicine, to help kids get relief from chronic pain. But such pediatric centers are rare.
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Home of the Week: Stimulating good health in Beverly Hills 3.8.2019 LA Times: Business

In Beverly Hills, a newly-built home features a full range of wellness amenities. Asking price: $12.195 million.

Carbon capture: a life-affirming force of action 25.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Soil restoration. Wetland protection. Systems change.
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Just how sustainable is that synbio startup? 23.7.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
To gain consumer confidence, life-cycle analyses and transparency are key.
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FDA Warns 'Big Penis' Male Enhancement Supplement May Be Too Powerful 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The agency cautions it can't test all supplements "that have potentially harmful hidden ingredients."
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California could become first state to protect natural black hair from discrimination 27.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Kari Williams has worked to make her natural hair salon a refuge for black Angelenos, including those who’ve felt pressured to alter their hairstyles to hold on to a job.

Some customers have asked her to cut their locs — short for dreadlocks — because their bosses deemed them unacceptable. Others...

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Yes, clean, electric buildings can reduce emissions and save money in new construction 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
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Edible AI? The future of food is up to tech 19.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
The world's most sophisticated robots may become farmers.
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