Elizabeth Renter

Elizabeth Renter

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Delaware Marijuana Bill Legalizes Possession

A bill introduced in Delaware would allow for adults 21 and over to possess up to one ounce of marijuana for their own personal consumption.


Minnesota: First State to Ban Ingredient in Antibacterial Soaps

Minnesota has banned the potentially-harmful ingredient triclosan, commonly found in antibacterial soaps and tied to numerous health issues.


More Evidence that Conventional Cancer Treatments Are More Deadly than Cancer

Research shows that children with low-grade gliomas are less likely to survive over the course of 20 years if treated with radiation therapy.


Fibromyalgia Patients and Studies Report Marijuana may be Viable Treatment

Emerging research and first-hand experiences indicate marijuana could offer even better relief than drugs for Fibromyalgia – without the side effects.


Study Links Anti-Bacterial Agent Triclosan to Breast Cancer Cell Growth

A recent study indicates that triclosan, an ingredient found in antibacterial soaps, could lead to the increased growth of breast cancer cells.


4 Benefits of Parsley: Detoxification, Immune Health, and More

Herbs like parsley offer a purely natural and completely healthful manner of fighting illness and disease. Here are 4 benefits of parsley.


Coffee and Honey Shown as Superior Cough Treatment

According to some research, combining coffee and honey could be more effective at treating certain coughs than the commonly-prescribed systemic steroids.


8 Foods that may Soon Cost more Due to CA’s Drought

For the first time in 15 years, the entire state of California is suffering a water shortage. Here are 8 foods that may soon cost more due to the drought.


$31 Million in “Fake” Drugs Seized in Global Crackdown, Safety Called into Question

A British-led investigation has resulted in the arrests of 237 people worldwide and the seizures of more than $32 million in counterfeit medicines.


5 Hidden Toxins Found in Baby Products

There are several different toxins lurking in baby products and we all need to be aware of their presence. Here are 5 of those toxic substances.


76% of Seed Market is Patented by Corporations: Save the Seeds!

Just 6 companies in the world have patented most of the seeds grown in the entire global agricultural market. We need to save the seeds.


Americans Support Medical over Recreational Marijuana Overall

A new survey indicates that 78 percent of those surveyed support medical marijuana, while only 43 percent backed all-out legalization.


Want to Garden, But Have No Land? 3 Steps to Using Containers

Want to plant a garden, but don’t have much space? Container gardens can be budget- and space-friendly, while providing a bountiful harvest.


26 Easy Ways to Be More “Green”

Living a green lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Here are 26 tips for greening up your life to save the planet and yourself.


Wheat’s Risks may Include Depression, Psychological Symptoms

As research unveils the dangers of wheat, the food is vilified more and more each day. Well, one study suggests wheat may be to blame for depression.


Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Research indicates that a deficiency in the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D, could lead to particularly aggressive forms of prostate cancer


5 Lesser-Known Edible Trees and Shrubs

From Pawpaw to Mulberry, there are numerous fruit-producing trees and shrubs you can plant which don’t receive mainstream attention. Here are 5 of them.