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Learning to Let Go

I think the easiest part of accepting your fate with someone is accepting the facts. It’s knowing that person was never fully accepting of you or fully wanted to hear what you had to say. 300 more words


Responses of Hyalella azteca to acute and chronic microplastic exposures

Limited information is available on the presence of microplastics in freshwater systems, and even less is known about the toxicological implications of the exposure of aquatic organisms to plastic particles. 222 more words


Environmentally Relevant Concentrations of the Flame Retardant Tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) Phosphate Inhibit Growth of Female Zebrafish and Decrease Fecundity

Bioconcentrations of tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCIPP) in brain, gonad, and liver as well as effects on fecundity and development of zebrafish (Danio rerio) were determined. Zebrafish (1-month old) were exposed to environmentally relevant concentrations of 29 ± 2.1, 600 ± 21, or 6300 ± 130 ng TDCIPP/L. 201 more words


Ingestion of nanoplastics and microplastics by Pacific oyster larvae

Plastic debris is a prolific contaminant effecting freshwater and marine ecosystems across the globe. Of growing environmental concern are ‘microplastics’ and ‘nanoplastics’, encompassing tiny particles of plastic derived from manufacturing and macroplastic fragmentation. 195 more words


Are your 3D Prints Toxic?

With the rising popularity and increasing availability of 3D printers, it was inevitable that someone would start looking into the potential environmental impact presented by them. 211 more words


Something you can do NOW about the cost of care and "financial toxicities"

In an article in the October 25 issue of The ASCO Post, Dr. Jonas de Souza of the University of Chicago has introduced a new initiative to help all cancer patients and their doctors address the increasing problems associated with the costs of cancer care. 570 more words


Breathing Clean Through Green

By Dr. Shawna Eischens, Scottsdale Naturopathic Physician

The Phoenix area tends to rank high for polluted cities, but is staying inside the best medicine? Not necessarily, but how can you breathe air as clean as possible? 248 more words

Dr Shawna Eischens