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A Dangerous 'Rule' That Isn't

“The dose makes the poison.”

We’ve all heard this familiar phrase before in our school science textbooks. It’s a central tenet in the field of toxicology and used often to describe a linear or montonic dose response – when a higher dose is has a greater effect. 679 more words

Pesticides

Gee, Your House Smells... Damaged...

I need some opinions. I have difficulties thinking for myself so I’m reaching out to my readers (Mom, I’m talking about you).

So, like many others, I love air fresheners. 939 more words

Funny

Quirks and Quarks: Bees Like Neonics

Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks show, interviews Dr. Geraldine Wright about her recent study that seems to indicate that honeybees and bumble bees prefer sugar solution laced with neonicotinoids. 6 more words

Cool And Interesting

Pseudo progress and other things..

The first change that I wanted to incorporate was to carry my reusable shopping bags every time I went grocery shopping and while this was difficult at first, I managed to establish a system which helped me overcome this. 311 more words

Goals

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette. Part 3 of 3

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette – Part 3 of 3

Noting that e-cigarettes remain unregulated, a representative with the American Cancer Society said these findings highlight the lack for the US Food and Drug Administration oversight. 119 more words

Health

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette. Part 2 of 3

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette – Part 2 of 3

Users open up the devices, put their own unstatic in and adjust the operating temperature as they like, allowing them to greatly alter the vapor generated by the e-cigarette. 230 more words

Health

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette. Part 1 of 3

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette – Part 1 of 3

Cancer-Causing Formaldehyde In The E-Cigarette. E-cigarette vapor can control cancer-causing formaldehyde at levels up to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes, a new study finds. 225 more words

Health