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Poisonings from Rodent Baits

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 28, 2010 12:00 AM
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Thousands of children are poisoned every year from accidentally eating rodent baits. A report compiled annually from incidents reported to poison control centers shows just how big this problem is. read more...

Ontario Family Physicians Systematic Review

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 27, 2010 12:00 AM
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Is there solid scientific evidence to show that pesticide exposure is harmful to human health? Sometimes this question is thought to have a controversial answer, especially among health professionals. However, the Ontario College of Family Physicians just completed a year-long systematic review of published research and concluded that there are "consistent links to serious illnesses." read more...

Common Herbicide Linked with Pregnancy Problems and Hormone Disruption

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 27, 2010 12:00 AM

New research often finds that pesticides cause unexpected effects on our health. A recent study of the commonly used herbicide Roundup not only found unexpected effects, but also found that the combination of ingredients in Roundup was more toxic than glyphosate, the so-called "active" ingredient in Roundup. read more...