Poisoning Coworkers More Common Than You Think

Let’s face it.  We all have that coworker that just gets on our nerves.  Pencil tapping, humming along to the bad office music, personal phone conversations—it all gets to be too much.  But how far would you go to get rid of them?  Judging by the news lately, some...

Marijuana Edibles A Growing Danger for Pets

Marijuana is now legal in some form in 33 states.  While the case is still up in the air whether or not this is beneficial for humans, it’s definitely not good for our pets.  Marijuana is toxic to dogs. Even inhaling THC exhaled by someone else could lead to...

Arsenic In Rice

As more and more people are looking for gluten free options, rice is gaining in popularity.  But you might want to think again.  Far more worrisome than gluten is the arsenic in rice. Rice is THE leading contributor to arsenic in the diet And the type doesn’t...

Woman Poisons Entire Family With Antifreeze

Woman Poisons Entire Family With Antifreeze A woman poisons her entire family and is facing prison. According to authorities, Diane Staudte, age 51, of Springfield, Missouri confessed to poisoning three family members with anti-freeze. The Springfield, Missouri native...

Tammy Moorer Guilty in Kidnapping Case

It has taken five years, but the family of Heather Elvis feel like they have finally received justice.  Heather disappeared in December of 2013 and her body has never been found.  Three trials later, Tammy Moorer has been convicted of two counts of kidnapping...

Should You Worry About Glyphosate in Your Food?

A San Francisco jury recently ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay a California man $289 million.  DeWayne Johnson claimed that spraying Roundup on weeds during his years as a school maintenance worker had caused his cancer.  A recent Cornell University study found...

Fracking Water Usage Surges

Waste water generated by first year fracking wells jumped by a whopping 1440% between 2011 and 2016.  A study by the journal Science Advances also shows that the amount of water used by those wells was up 770%.  “After more than a decade of fracking operation, we now...

Fracking Effects on Drinking Water

A new study by Yale School of Public Health researchers confirms that many carcinogens involved in the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” have the potential to contaminate air and water in nearby communities. Air and water testing is exposing...

Lead Poisoning on US Army Bases a Real Risk

31 children at Ft. Benning have lead poisoning.  Additionally, 77 children at Fort Polk in Louisiana, Fort Riley in Kansas, and Fort Hood and Fort Bliss in Texas test positive for high lead levels. According to a recent report by Reuters, lead is in paint in on-post...

How to Get Away With an Affair

Want to have an affair and get away with it?  The key is to choose the right partner.  The infidelity website Saphrina asked its members what the most important trait a partner could have.  The ability to keep an affair secret was the number one result.  It ranked...