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February 5, 2019

 

Study Finds People Against GMOs Had Shakier Knowledge Of Science

GMO opponents say they want more rigorous testing by the FDA. But the study reinforces the idea that people may be reticent to learn facts they find morally upsetting, says one of the researchers.

November 9, 2016

 

Why Scientists Disagree On Cancer Risk From Glyphosate

After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.

May 5, 2011

Poisonous Chemicals 

Pesticide Exposure Means Lower IQ For Kids, Say Studies

New data shows that when mothers are exposed to pesticides before giving birth, their children are more likely to have a lower IQs.

July 30, 2010

Processed Foods 

Pay Attention! Processed Foods May Lead To ADHD, Study Shows

A new study published this week found an association between "Western-style" diets and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in teens.

June 10, 2010

Food Safety 

Health Risks From Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products In Food

Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.

December 17, 2009

School Lunch Programs 

Research Suggests Fast-food May Be Healthier Than School Lunches

Do you know what's in your kid's school lunch? You might be surprised, but recent reports show that they might be better off eating fast food.

July 28, 2009

Obesity Epidemic 

New Study: Obesity Continues To Fatten Health Care Costs In U.S.

As obesity has been outed as a major cause of rising health care costs, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at a proposal to stop the expanding waistlines and costs.

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