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Study Suggests That Flint's Contaminated Water Led to an Increase in Miscarriages  Study Suggests That Flint's Contaminated Water Led to an Increase in Miscarriages 

A new working paper found that the lead-poisoned water the city of Flint, Michigan started drawing from as its public water supply in 2014 caused the local fertility rate to drop dramatically the following year, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Britney Spears Song 'Toxic' Helped Little Girl Recover From Stroke Britney Spears Song 'Toxic' Helped Little Girl Recover From Stroke

After all these years, Britney Spears’ “Toxic” is still a pretty awesome tune. It also saves lives!

Oh No, the Holidaze Are Ruined Because of Confiscated Poison Dolls Oh No, the Holidaze Are Ruined Because of Confiscated Poison Dolls

U.S. Customs has stopped more than 200,000 dolls from getting in the hands of children this holiday season because they were toxic.

Buying Cheap Jewelry Could Have Deadly Consequences Buying Cheap Jewelry Could Have Deadly Consequences

Oh, we all thought we were so clever, buying cheap but cute necklaces and colorful bracelets at places like Forever 21, Target, and Claire's. Sure they might make our outfits look better for a very low price, but it turns out these pieces of crappy jewelry might also be poisoning us. Grr. Looks like it's time to admit…

Baby Formula: The Next Frontier in Arsenic's Battle to Exterminate Us Baby Formula: The Next Frontier in Arsenic's Battle to Exterminate Us

We already knew that rice was trying to kill us with its deadly arsenic, but now the situation is looking even more dire. A new study done at Dartmouth has found that organic brown rice syrup—a sweetener which you may recognize from any number of organic snacks—is also a source of arsenic. This isn't that surprising,…

Britney's Naked Gyrating Is Good For Her Pocketbook, Possibly Bad For Her Psyche Britney's Naked Gyrating Is Good For Her Pocketbook, Possibly Bad For Her Psyche

20/20 premiered a censored version of the video for Britney's new single, "Womanizer" on Friday. Why'd they censor Miss Brit? Because about 17% of the video (uncensored version after the jump!) consists of Britney writhing around completely naked and well-oiled in a sauna. The blogosphere's reaction is pretty much…

Our Problems With Milk Really Suck Our Problems With Milk Really Suck

The toxic milk scandal out of China brings up so many issues: breastmilk versus formula; a possible cover-up involving gorillas with kidney stones; the safety of products mass-produced in China (especially after last year's toy recall). But also: Just what, we, as humans, put in our bodies. When Sadie wrote about PETA…

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