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Peony Pink and the Ides of Plutonium

By Lynda Lehmann, published on Mar 20, 2011

Spring solstice has arrived! This tender season is usually regarded as a time to rejoice at life's beauty and renewal. Life is precious. It is also delicate and perishable, and not at all guaranteed. It's a gift and a miracle, with or without a religious perspective to cast it in. I present to you a photo of a delicate Peony as a reminder of life's fragility, as the towns on the Northeast coast of Japan and well inland, struggle for their very survival.

I will continue to wish, hope and pray for the Japanese people to find comfort, solace and the support of the world community in... (more)

Tags: environment, japan, energy, survival, poisoning, disaster, nuclear technology, nuclear power, toxic, contamination

Limit Fluoride to Prevent Lead Poisoning, Study Says

By nyscof, published on Apr 17, 2010

Fluoride chemicals added to public water supplies boosts lead absorption in lab animals’ bones, teeth and blood, report Sawan, et al. (Toxicology 2/2010). Earlier studies already show children’s blood-lead-levels are higher in fluoridated communities, reports Sawan’s research team.

“…exposure to increased amounts of lead and fluoride occurs at about the same age (1-3 years)… Therefore, this is a critical time when systemic exposure to fluoride should be minimized since fluoride may increase lead accumulation,” the researchers caution. Fluoride purchased from China and used in Frostburg,... (more)

Tags: environment, fluoride, fluoridation, water, cavities, teeth, fluorosis, lead, poisoning, tooth, decay

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