Stories by Alison Rose Levy

Alison Rose Levy @alisonroselevy writes on health, food and the environment. Her website is healthjournalistblog.com and her weekly radio program on Progressive Radio is Connect the Dots. subscribe to Alison Rose Levy's feed

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wilma Subra solves chemical puzzles when people become ill from industrial toxins.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recent disclosures reveal little else but a interest in making profits.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A team of professionals has analyzed whether or not fracking would be good for New York’s economic health.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

More communities are discovering that risks are not confined to faraway rural well pads where the gas is fracked.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Mayor elect Bill de Blasio heard from people concerned with food insecurity, hunger, community gardens, and reserving prime upstate agricultural lands for a sustainable regional food shed.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Environmental activist DeChristopher talks about the future of activism and communities in a time of great change.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Statins are a classic example of a misused medicine.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Coca-Cola claims diet drinks promote weight loss, but studies show that artificial sweeteners actually contribute to weight gain.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Unprecedented mass lease cancellation occurs near homes of some of fractivism's most effective mobilizers.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Paul Offit's new book and media blitz pretend to be objective, but really offer one-sided bashing of natural healthcare.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Whether it’s pesticides in grain, hormones in dairy or fracking chemicals seeping into water supplies, we are vulnerable to serious health risks.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

His most enduring legacy should have been the passage of the Safe Chemicals Act that has been squashed by pressure and lobbying by the chemical industry.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Gasland Part II contends that an industry should not be allowed to break what it cannot fix.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Steingraber and two others faced a judge yesterday after protesting the industrialization by oil and gas companies of the pristine Finger Lakes region.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

When industry has blocked the EPA from studying or regulating 70,000 chemicals, (from BPA and flame retardants to potent neurotoxins), since 1975, why would regulating fracking be possible?

Posted on: Jan 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Minisink, NY may become a high-risk zone for gas explosions and contamination, thanks to a plan to build a major compressor station for a gas pipeline--smack in the center of town.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's time to examine how our attitudes contribute to creating a more violent society.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A group of health professionals is working to make sure the state thoroughly investigates the impacts of fracking on public health.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Don't let industry's $40 million in advertising be your decider.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Now the question is: Will any of our elected officials truly step up to become a leader in the New Green Growth Economy?

Posted on: Oct 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Do we choose the nice guy with the solid values that we share, or do we choose the primate who beats his chest and displays high testosterone?

Posted on: Sep 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Assurances that fracking can be done safely through regulation should be seen as mass sedatives, not real protection.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

On Monday a mass march and rally will take to the streets in New York, which is a week before Governor Cuomo is expected to release his plans for fracking in the state.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The body has an amazing capacity to self-regulate, expel infection, and possibly even learn.