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Causes of non-communicable diseases

The Deteriorating Health of our Population (The Rise in NCD)

NCDs or non-communicable diseases are those conditions that are usually not passed on from one affected person to others, but are caused as a direct result of lifestyle and environmental factors.

These include a host of different

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Chemical pollution examples

The Different Kinds of Chemical Pollution

We are constantly advised to recycle and dispose of our waste in the proper manner, but only a very small percentage of the global population heeds this advice. The result is that they contaminate our environment, resulting in chemical pollution.

It is good

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What are toxic chemicals?

What doesn’t kill you… can make you sick

The Environmental Protection Agency descries a toxic substance as any chemical or mixture that may be harmful to the environment and to human health if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. Most toxic chemicals are man-made or synthetic, but there

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What is chemical pollution?

Chemical pollution definition

Thedefinition ofchemical pollution:

When chemicals are released into our environment and disrupts the balance of our ecosystems, threatening our health, polluting the air we breathe and contaminating our food.

There are many sources of chemical pollution. Our technological

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What pesticides kill bees?

Let me tell you about the Bees…

Bees are not just our suppliers of honey; they’re one of the most important pollinators of our crops. So it’s quite a concern when whole thriving colonies of bees started disappearing – flying off and never returning to their hives, abandoning their queen. It’s a

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Hazardous waste facts

Do you know what is Toxic?

Hazardous waste is any chemical or by product that can harm the environment and any living thing that gets exposed to it. These wastes are produced by manufacturing plants, agricultural processes and some household products. The latter is the most overlooked - those that

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Chemicals used in daily life

A Chemical World

There is currently an estimated 79,788 artificial chemicals in the market today. And this number keeps growing.

We have toothpaste, cosmetics, processed food, pesticides, air fresheners, shampoo, soap and many other consumer goods that we enjoy. They’re everywhere! We live in a world

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Parabens and cancer

What are Parabens?

Parabens are used as a preservative in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. They are also used as food additives. Due to their low cost and their efficiency as a preservative, they have been used for a long time without any issues.

Lately however, Parabens have become increasingly

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Household hazardous waste statistics

Is your Home a Safe Place?

Household Hazardous Waste is any product that you use at home regularly for cleaning, which contains chemicals that are harmful to human health and our environment.

All the products that we have in our homes seem pretty harmless, and they do keep our homes clean. It will

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