Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Trial

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million in Roundup Cancer Trial

September 06, 2018

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a school groundskeeper who said the company’s weedkillers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. The company was ordered pay $289 million in damages.

 

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Underarm Antiperspirants/deodorants and Breast Cancer

Underarm Antiperspirants/deodorants and Breast Cancer

September 05, 2018

Clinical studies dating back decades report a disproportionately high number of female breast cancers originating in the upper outer quadrant of the breast [1], and although this is attributed to a greater amount of epithelial tissue in that region, it is also the area to which underarm cosmetic products are applied [2, 3]. Early studies reported 31% of cancers in the upper outer quadrant [1], but later studies in the 1990s report up to 61% [2, 3]. The annually recorded quadrant incidence of breast cancer in Britain documents a rise in England and Wales from 47.9% in the upper outer quadrant in 1979 to 53.3% in 2000, and in Scotland a rise from 38.3% in the upper outer quadrant in 1980 to 54.7% in 2001 [4]. Any increase in the disproportionality of breast cancer in the upper outer quadrant would be inconsistent with an explanation relating to the greater amount of target epithelial tissue in that region but does parallel the increasing use of cosmetics in the underarm area [2, 3, 4, 5].

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Ditch the Dirty Dozen! Beware of These 12 Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Beauty Products

Ditch the Dirty Dozen! Beware of These 12 Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Beauty Products

September 04, 2018

Have you heard of the dirty dozen? In skin care and beauty products, “dirty dozen” refers to the group of 12 toxic chemicals that are often found in makeup, lotions, hair products and moisturizers, etc. These ingredients have been linked to a wide variety of scary health issues.

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How Pit Polish was Born!

How Pit Polish was Born!

September 04, 2018

Pit Polish was created out of necessity.  Most great products are.  Fed up with poisonous deodorants I was on a quest to find a natural, organic brand that did the job.  

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6 Reasons You Should Switch to Natural Deodorant

6 Reasons You Should Switch to Natural Deodorant

September 03, 2018

Find out the real reasons people are demanding a natural and organic deodorant alternative to the dangerous conventional types.  

"Modern day deodorants are filled with countless chemicals that can be dangerous to your health. Continued use of these potentially hazardous chemicals can pose negative long-term health effects."

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