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What are EDCs and Why They Pose a Threat to Public Health

What are EDCs and Why They Pose a Threat to Public Health

Perhaps the most egregiously understated threat to widespread public health is that of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) on the human hormone system. There’s no way to really measure how common these chemicals are because they’re essentially found in everything from baby products to the clothes on your back.

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What's causing the bee population's rapid decline— and why it matters

What's causing the bee population's rapid decline— and why it matters

The survival of our species is dependent on the survival of bees, yet we have seen a 60% world wide population decline since 1947. The US began using synthetic pesticides in the 1930s and became wide spread after World War II and by 1950, pesticides were found to increase farm yields far beyond pre-World War II levels and we became heavily dependent on synthetic pesticides moving forward. 

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