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RogueSquid says: “Chlorinated Hydrocarbon - In the 1950’s the American Government decided that it would try to control nature through chlorinated hydrocarbon’s such as Dieldrin, Aldrin or DDT. Chemical production boomed during this period and everyone was convinced through the media, government officials and sellers of the chemical that it was safe to spray all over EVERYTHING. The government issued eradication’s of the Japanese Beetle that ‘accidentally’ made its’ way over to America and a species of moth, as well as some other critters, but failed to do so. They sprayed and sprayed but none of their targets were killed but rather state-wide amounts of song birds, raccoon’s , cattle, etc were demolished. Humans spraying the substances would suddenly, one day, drop to the ground and have convulsions. If this was not stopped within minutes, they were usually dead or a vegetable. Unfortunately, the chlorinated hydrocarbons store themselves inside fatty tissues and in a state of weight-loss, illness or a build up of the chemical(s) will release into your body at any given moment, causing neurological systems, reproductive damage and chronic effects. During the use in the United States, we did critical damage to our biodiversity and our human/wildlife generations to come. Dieldrin is 40 to 50 times as toxic as DDT and will make its way through the chain of life. It may be sprayed on soil, then earthworms consume this soil collecting deadly levels (#PPM) of dieldrin which will eventually be consumed by birds. If the dead bird is lying there, a different animal may come along and eat it, etc. Humans can get this through breast milk (cows affected or handling of the product), water, in the home for pest control, crops, meats etc. Even though usage ceased in the 1980’s, the highly toxic chemicals were used for 40 years! That includes scientific studies on the effects on animals, humans and the environment BEFORE it was sprayed all over. The government ignored this, so it is important to beware present day pesticides, insecticides for your safety. Thankfully to Rachel Carson, we have a thorough description of the time period in her book Silent Spring.”


References:
Rachel Carson - Silent Spring
EPA - Dieldrin/Aldrin
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RDC - Dieldrin
Global GPA - Dieldrin

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Before helium is added, MRI magnets must be cooled to near absolute zero. Here, super cold gas is funneled into an MRI magnet during the cool down phase at our MRI manufacturing facility in Florence, South Carolina.  Photo by @seenewphoto. 

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Before helium is added, MRI magnets must be cooled to near absolute zero. Here, super cold gas is funneled into an MRI magnet during the cool down phase at our MRI manufacturing facility in Florence, South Carolina.  Photo by @seenewphoto


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More than half of millennials would rather cook a meal at home than reach for the takeout menu.

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