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Virtual Reality Shows Promise for Pain Patients; This is Exactly Why It Should Not Be Used in Schools

By Patricia Burke Many groups are promoting the use of Virtual Reality as a treatment strategy for pain patients.  For example, VR is promoted as an alternative to opiates, “because it’s very powerful with no side effects.” According to Uploadvr.com, More than 11 percent of…

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Chlorpyrifos: Playing Pesticide Politics with Children’s Health

By Children’s Health Defense Chlorpyrifos—described by some as “the most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of”—is an insect-killing organophosphate. Organophosphates trace their roots back to Nazi-era IG Farben nerve gases; contemporary scientists still describe the compounds as “junior-strength nerve agents” that have a mechanism of action comparable to sarin. Dow Chemical—the…

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