Articles

ToxicFree Foundation / Articles

Recent Articles

Top 5 Ways to Ensure Safe, Natural Toys for Kids

With the holidays rapidly approaching it’s important to remember that cosmetics, grooming products, and cleaning products aren’t the only daily use items that contain toxins. Unfortunately many children’s toys can contain toxins that are harmful to your loved ones. In fact, a… Continue Reading

10 Harmful Chemicals in Cosmetics

Most of us know the best way to avoid toxic chemicals is to pay close attention to the ingredients in the cleaning products we use on a daily basis. And while this is a good practice, there are potential harmful chemicals you… Continue Reading

12 Household Toxins You Should Banish From Your Home

Over the last few years antibacterial soap has become all the rage, but serious concerns are now being raised over the chemicals used in some of the most popular antibacterial soap brands. In fact, by 2017 antibacterial soaps will be illegal in… Continue Reading

Conference Highlights Fluoride Health Risks

Fluoridated water is ingested by more than 150 million Americans every day, and millions more consume fluoride through products such as toothpaste, pesticides, and processed foods. The Environmental Protection Agency’s safe level standard for fluoride is 4ppm, a threshold that is higher… Continue Reading

Is Your Pet a Toxic Dumping Ground?

Keeping our families safe from harmful chemicals is important to us all, and for many, our pets are cherished members of those families. But did you know dogs are exposed to three times more perfluorochemicals (PFCs) than their owners? And cats are… Continue Reading

Periodontal Disease Linked to Life Threatening Diseases

The common cold is the second most common infection, the first… periodontal disease aka Gum disease. In fact, “by the age of 35, most people have some level of gum disease.” The mouth contains over 400 species of gum disease causing bacteria.… Continue Reading

The Human Experiment: Exploring the rise in reproductive problems

Therese Kerr believes the beauty products she used to coat her body in are to blame for the bout of endometriosis she suffered when she was 30.

"Without a doubt," says Kerr, who also had her spleen removed because of tumours in… Continue Reading

Are parabens and phthalates harmful in makeup and lotions?

Should you worry about the chemicals in your makeup, lotion, shaving cream, soap and shampoo? The answer is a clear maybe.

Why maybe? That’s because some critics suspect that chemicals such as phthalates and parabens can interfere with the body’s hormones,… Continue Reading

Urinary Phthalate Metabolites Are Associated With Decreased Testosterone in Men, Women, and Children

John D. Meeker and Kelly Ferguson conducted a study to determine if urinary concentrations of 13 Phthalate metabolites correlated with low testosterone levels in men, women, and children. The reason for the study is evidence of declining testosterone levels among men in… Continue Reading

Ten Retailers Urged to Pull Potentially Toxic Products

In April of 2013 health and environmental groups launched a major campaign to encourage 10 national retailers – including Walmart, Target, and Costco – to remove items from their stores containing hazardous chemicals. While a few of the companies in the past… Continue Reading

Page 14 of 16 pages ‹ First  < 12 13 14 15 16 >