Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Disappearing Birds from

Here is more evidence that we are shredding the biosphere one small decision at a time, diminishing the world we will leave to our children. This occurs because of what we produce and how we produce it, both of which are the result of choices.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Dog Flu Diet and Diseases
Another Caution on Cardiovascular Risks From HRT
MedPage Today - 1 hour ago
By Neil Osterweil, Senior Associate Editor, MedPage Today ADELAIDE, Australia, July 12 -- Once again, hormone replacement therapy started a decade or more past menopause has been found to increase the risk for cardiovascular and thromboembolic events, ...
Hormone Therapy Not For Older Women CBS News

Monday, July 09, 2007

Workers Say Pesticides Made Them Sterile

NOAKI SCHWARTZ July 9, 2007 04:46 AM EST AP

LOS ANGELES — The pesticide was designed to kill worms infesting the roots of banana trees on Latin American plantations. But at least 5,000 agricultural workers from Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama have filed five lawsuits in this country claiming they were left sterile after being exposed in the 1970s to the pesticide known as DBCP. Click here for more.

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Almanac ... July 8, 1998 ... Dow Corning Reaches Settlement Agreement for Women Harmed by Their Products

Almanac  ... Sunday July 8, 1998

In 1998, a tentative settlement was reported between Dow Corning Corp.
and lawyers for 170,000 women who claimed they had become ill from the
company`s silicone breast implants
Nine years later ... a very large percentage of the women have received no compensation ... and the last figures I saw was less than $10,000 per woman had been paid out for years of surgeries, scars and failed implants. Many women have given up hope ... others have died.
Blessings to all from Ilena