Pollution soars in Houston after chemical industry leaks

Houston is still suffering from Hurricane Harvey, long after the storm has passed. But not just because of the flooding or number of damaged homes and roads. Rather, it’s because of the leeching of thousands of tons of pollutants thanks to their large petrochemical industry. RELATED ARTICLE: ExxonMobil refineries damaged in Hurricane Harvey and releasing hazardous pollutants The Source: HealthNutNews .....

Aquaculture sector loses $1 billion a year to outbreaks of tiny crustaceans infesting and devouring fish farmed for human consumption

Right now, wholesale prices of salmon are 50 percent higher than they were last year, due in part to a surge in parasitic sea lice. And this infestation is threatening to disrupt cultures that count salmon farming as a way of life. The tiny lice are actually little crustaceans that attach themselves to salmon and feed on Source: HealthNutNews .....

Body of missing advocate found

Twyla Roscovich, the 38-year-old filmmaker, activist, and mother vanished on September 7th prompting a widespread search. She was known for creating films about the area she loved “in an effort to protect the salmon and the environment and raise awareness about everything from First Nations to oil tankers. Last Friday her family released a written statement saying her body had Source: HealthNutNews .....

Serum Ferritin and GGT — two potent health indicators you need to know

By Dr. Mercola While many health screens and lab tests are overrated or unnecessary, there are a few that are vitally important, such as vitamin D. I recommend checking your vitamin D level at least twice a year. Two other really important tests are serum ferritin (which measures stored iron) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase or sometimes called Source: HealthNutNews .....

How 3 drops of oregano oil and baking soda could heal your lungs

Pneumonia is the 6th leading cause of death worldwide, and oregano oil and baking soda could act as another line of defense! Currently, we use prescription medication to manage respiratory problems. And since the majority of these illnesses are bacterial infections, we use antibiotics to treat them. But Oregano Oil, with its potent antibacterial properties, Source: HealthNutNews .....

How university foundations circumvent conflict of interest disclosure rules and hide corporate ties to faculty

By Dr. Mercola In the last few years, freedom of information act (FOIA) requests have revealed a loophole that allows corporations to hide funds given to university-based researchers and academics, thereby also hiding their behind-the-scenes collaborations to promote corporate viewpoints while maintaining an air of independence. A recent defamation suit offers an intriguing opportunity to Source: HealthNutNews .....