(NaturalNews) As California’s drought continues, there is more to people’s problems than browning lawns, challenging water conservation efforts and devastation to crops. The latest discovery to plague the parched state is the finding that groundwater – which many residents and farmers are now turning to in larger quantities – contains dangerous levels of the poison arsenic. Exposure to high levels of the poison has been linked to bladder, skin and lung cancers as well as causing birth defects and wreaking havoc on the central nervous system. Continue reading
Ebola is a lot easier to catch than health officials have admitted — and can be contracted by contact with a doorknob contaminated by a sneeze from an infected person an hour or more before, experts told The Post Tuesday.
“If you are sniffling and sneezing, you produce microorganisms that can get on stuff in a room. If people touch them, they could be” infected, said Dr. Meryl Nass, of the Institute for Public Accuracy in Washington, DC. Continue reading