Tag Archives: Disease

A Perspective on Disease

Illness, disorder, disease – all words for indicating a condition of unease, or absence of normal good health. We usually use the word illness for a condition caused by an infection, e.g., measles or influenza. We often use the word … Continue reading

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More on Diabetes, Obesity, and Prostate Cancer

The evidence continues to build: POPs chemicals (e.g., organochlorine pesticides) and a common fumigant in strawberry agriculture (methyl bromide) cause type 2 diabetes and obesity and prostate cancer. The Pesticide Action Network just published (8-31-2011) an article describing two more … Continue reading

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