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Rural Americans Struggle With Access to Fresh Food

By Ryan Schuessler Roger Chilen remembers what Brewster was like before the town largely became a collection of vacant storefronts and crumbling houses. There were businesses and families and crowded town barbecues in front of the bar. For residents, it was … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Defends Amazon And Environment In Brazil

By Bradley Brooks Pope Francis took on the defense of the Amazon and the environment near the end of his weeklong trip to Brazil, as he donned a colorful Indian headdress Saturday and urged that the rainforest be treated as … Continue reading

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This Week’s Killer Heat Wave Threatens To Cause Earth’s Hottest Temps Ever

By April M. Short If you’re spending this week in California, Nevada, Arizona, or even parts of Wyoming and Idaho, prepare to burn. A potentially historic heat wave is headed your way from Thursday through next week, and experts warn … Continue reading

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Deepak Chopra – Journey to Enlightenment

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Elysium

Elysium is a film that makes a social statements about immigration, wealth disparity, and the environment. In the future, the super rich (1%) live on a space station named Elysium. The rest of us lives on an overcrowded, environmentally bankrupt … Continue reading

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What Will Future Generations Condemn Us For?

Kwame Anthony Appiah wrote a compelling article for last Sunday’s edition of the Washington Post. The four chosen would all be considered tyrannical, unjust, unhealthy, and irresponsible by future generations. We have the power to change each of these four items … Continue reading

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Sick Neighborhoods Create Barriers to Health for Men of Color

I wholeheartedly believe this. Before, I moved from NYC I had really bad asthma and allergies, splotchy skin and psoriasis, and a nervous muscle twitch in my hands. Needless to say, since I moved the asthma is almost non-existent, my allergies … Continue reading

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Renters: Know Your Health Rights

This article by Dr. Marcus is important for anyone and everyone who is living in a rental. This article hit me personally because the last apartment I lived in caused my allergies to flare and irritated me so much I was … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Public Transportation?

John Robbins has written a very insightful article.  It is so true that public transportation systems will help the environment and by extension our health.  I HATE to drive. Now I know why, its my New York City upbringing there’s … Continue reading

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Marvin Gaye-Mercy, Mercy Me (the ecology)

With the oil spill is the gulf and everything else happening to “Mother Earth” around the world, I think this is a good choice for today. Listen to the lyrics. It’s unfortunate that we have not gotten our acts together about … Continue reading

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