Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Mulch your soil—inside and out.
Wednesday November 30th 2016, 9:00 AM

If we want healthy crops and people the prescription is really pretty simple—cultivate microbial allies., If we want healthy crops and people, the author of "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations" has a simple prescription—cultivate microbial allies. [News Source]

Burning less coal isn’t just making air cleaner. It’s making your tuna safer.
Wednesday November 30th 2016, 9:00 AM

Studies of tuna caught in the Gulf of Maine between 2004 and 2012 revealed that levels of methylmercury in their bodies decreased at a rate of 2 percent per year, or nearly 20 percent over a decade. [News Source]

Mulch your soil—inside and out.
Wednesday November 30th 2016, 9:00 AM

If we want healthy crops and people the prescription is really pretty simple—cultivate microbial allies. [News Source]

Hydroelectric projects pose risk to indigenous people, Harvard study warns.
Tuesday November 29th 2016, 9:00 AM

Environmental scientists have known since the 1970s that there's a serious link between building dams and higher levels of toxic methylmercury in fish and mammals. Yet Canadian corporations keep building the dams without working to mitigate such problems. [News Source]

The questionable science of Vancouver’s port expansion.
Tuesday November 29th 2016, 9:00 AM

A flawed environmental impact assessment may have consequences for the western sandpiper. [News Source]

For Flint residents, a fog of unanswerable questions.
Monday November 28th 2016, 9:00 AM

Amid government ignorance and equivocal science, Flint residents mold their lives around perpetual crisis and endless unanswerable questions. [News Source]

Even as Trudeau reaches out to First Nations, mercury rises.
Monday November 28th 2016, 9:00 AM

The Canadian prime minister has made reconciliation with native peoples a critical goal. But an environmental threat could scuttle his mission. [News Source]

Bay, sea-level rise top Virginia environmental list.
Sunday November 27th 2016, 9:00 AM

Of all the environmental issues facing Virginia, from the mountains to the sea, two that stand out are the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and rising sea levels in military-job-rich Tidewater Virginia. They deserve an early nod of recognition by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump. [News Source]

As soda taxes gain wider acceptance, your bottle may be next.
Sunday November 27th 2016, 9:00 AM

For more than a decade, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other beverage companies have fought mightily against efforts to tax sugary sodas, defeating more than three dozen such proposals around the country. [News Source]

Microbes might explain why many diets backfire.
Saturday November 26th 2016, 9:00 AM

The gut microbiomes of mice take time to change after bouts of weight loss, making them more vulnerable to regaining weight. [News Source]

Terminator redux: Lionfish edition.
Friday November 25th 2016, 9:00 AM

A new fish trap uses artificial intelligence to target lionfish. [News Source]

Why I’m going to Standing Rock for Thanksgiving.
Thursday November 24th 2016, 9:00 AM

I'm going to Standing Rock because I hear a voice saying, "Follow the Indians. They know the way." [News Source]