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Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin

Summer is here, and the Fourth of July is just a few weeks away! But, before you head out to your neighborhood BBQ, we’re going to give you some information you may want to bring with you in addition to that family… Continue Reading

Lowe’s Is Dropping Certain Kinds of Paint Stripper Blamed for Cancer Deaths

Products containing chemicals linked to miscarriages, that are harmful to fetuses, and have caused at least 50 deaths will finally be removed from the shelves of Lowe’s stores across the country. Lowe’s recently announced they will no longer carry paint strippers that… Continue Reading

FDA warns benzocaine gel teething products are unsafe, wants them off the market

When our tiny toddlers start teething, we often believe (incorrectly) that the only thing that can bring them and us relief can be found in a small tube in the back of our medicine cabinets. You know the one we’re talking about,… Continue Reading

10 Natural and Organic Sunscreens You Should be Using This Summer

With summer in full effect, Americans will be spending more and more time outside enjoying the warm weather. When spending time outdoors, it’s important to protect yourself from harmful UV rays by remembering to apply sunscreen. What you don’t want to do… Continue Reading

The bacterial horror of hot-air hand dryers

“Employees must wash hands before leaving.”

“Please wash your hands before leaving.”

We’ve all seen the signs. In America we’re often encouraged, and rightfully so, to wash our hands when we use the restroom. Washing our hands regularly has shown to help… Continue Reading

Burger with a Side of Plastic: More than 35,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Contamination

If you’re a Kroger shopper and meat eater residing in Virginia and Indiana, you’re going to want to read this. A recent Kroger shopper got a little more than they bargained for when purchasing their USDA certified beef…pieces of hard, blue plastic.

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Hawaii Will Soon Ban these Chemicals Found in Sunscreen that are Toxic to Coral Reefs

Before you begin packing for that once in a lifetime trip to Hawaii, you will of course want to ensure you have packed sunscreen to protect yourself and your family from harmful UV rays. And pretty soon you will want to double-check… Continue Reading

Popular Black Hair Products Are Filled With Toxic Chemicals Linked To Disease, Study Finds

According to a new study, toxic chemicals linked cancer, weight gain, asthma, fertility, and other issues have recently been detected in hair care products specifically designed for African Americans. Not only did these products contain toxic chemicals, products designed for black women… Continue Reading

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

E. coli-laced lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona region has claimed its first victim. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday that in addition to the more than one hundred reported cases of illness, an individual in California has lost… Continue Reading

Bee-Harming Pesticides Face Complete Ban in Europe

The European Union (EU) has taken some important steps in the preservation of our bee population. On April 28, 2018, the EU announced their support for a ban on “the outdoor use of neonicotinoids, widely used pesticides that have been linked to… Continue Reading

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