Though the headline of this post may sound alarming to you, it is true
that pharmaceuticals released into water systems dramatically affect
marine ecosystems and eventually humans. As pharmaceutical use has risen
steadily around the globe, the amount...
A recent journal article that I read titled, Identification of
Tobacco-Specific Nitrosamines as Disinfection Byproducts in
Chloraminated Water (link to abstract) enticed me into reading more
about the water treatment process and the resultant disinfe...
This summer when you plan your next outdoor barbecue think about how
Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be hazardous to your health but,
wait, PAHs are not just in your grilled and smoked meats but also in our
soil and drinking water!The Agency of ...
Spring is allergy season and as I made my customary trip to the farmers
market to stock up on local wild flower honey this last weekend, I could
not help but notice the honey stand was considerably smaller than I
remember it in past years. In additio...
Like many others, I too have been following the ongoing story on the
relationship between dietary fats and increased risk of cardiovascular
disease not only from a personal standpoint but also from a chemist's
perspective trying to find sample prepar...