The Environmental Working Group, a non-profit consumer advoc

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit consumer advocacy group, recently released their annual ÔÇťDirty DozenÔÇŁ list of pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables.  This year, for the first time, apples ascend to the top of the list as the most chemically-contaminated produce. Everyone understands that a healthy diet is one that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables. But some produce contains more pesticide residue than others... 

I know over the past century, people have been getting talle

I know over the past century, people have been getting taller, not shorter, but a new study has me wondering if over the next 100 years that trend will be reversed. The study in question links pesticide exposure with birth size, and quite frankly, I find it worrying. According to the study, even moderate amounts of exposure to certain pesticides during pregnancy may influence an infantÔÇÖs birth size. The researchers measured pesticide exposure...