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1 in 5 people will have a pituitary tumor in their lifetime

1 in 5 people will have a pituitary tumor in their lifetime. 1 in 600 will have a large tumor like I had. Sadly, only 1 in 100,000 will ever be diagnosed. 660 more words


Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine Disruptors


Worst Chemicals Ever?

When the United Nations comes out with a report calling something a “global health threat,” we should probably be more than a little concerned. 2,207 more words

Endocrine Disruptors

Susan Nagel explores links between fracking and endocrine disruption

By Caleb O’Brien

COLUMBIA, Mo. — It was a warm, crystalline day in Garfield County, Colo., in September 2010. Susan Nagel stood in a stream with an amber glass bottle clutched in her hand. 2,303 more words


French Gov’t Insists EU Raise Awareness About Toxic Chemicals in Foods

by Christina Sarich, Natural Society:

Endocrine disruptors –chemicals that cause our normal hormonal functions to work improperly – are in a host of foods produced by numerous corporations. 179 more words


Oh, You Average Doll

The news this week has been abuzz over a young man’s attempt to create an alternative fashion doll to the ultra-popular Barbie, by modeling it on the measurements of an “average” 19-year-old woman, as reported by the… 296 more words


The Real Cie reblogged this on Sly Fawkes and commented:

Interestingly, in spite of the "healthy lifestyle" that has been forced upon me by diabetes, I still can't get below 300 pounds despite the fact that I exercise for an hour plus a day a bare minimum of four days a week and eat one whole fuckton less than I used to when I had an actual appetite. It pisses me off that although I am physically active (considered a positive thing) and have a reasonably "healthy" diet (also considered a positive thing) I am still considered a horrible, horrible excuse for a human being because my body refuses to adhere to social standards of attractiveness. So, for the record, anyone who adheres to the stupid idea that all fat people are unhealthy, or even that anyone has an obligation to be healthy, can kiss my fat, diabetic, hypothyroid, middle-aged ass.