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Why More Bosses Need To Embrace Napping At Work

Could sleeping at work be good for your health? According to a recent study, the idea is not as far-fetched as it sounds.  The study found that of 196 business leaders surveyed, 43% percent said that they don’t get enough sleep. Surprisingly,… Continue Reading

Could e-cigarettes cause INFERTILITY? Devices ‘contain more toxins than polluted air’

Over the past couple years, many longtime and first-time smokers have shifted away from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes. The belief is that e-cigarettes are safer for our health than traditional cigarettes. However, according to a new study they may contain more harmful… Continue Reading

What exactly are ‘toxins’?

We write about toxins a lot on The, and it makes sense. Informing the public about dangerous toxins is what we hope to do. Sometimes though, the term “toxins” can be confused or misrepresented. So today we are going to take… Continue Reading

Dangerous chemicals found in blood samples of cabin crew raise fears about in-flight ‘poisoning’

We’re all aware of the dangers of flying, but there may be some additional dangers faced by the passengers and crew we aren’t aware of. A new study by German scientists, “have found harmful chemicals known as organophosphates as well as traces… Continue Reading

How To Know If Your ‘Eco’ Skincare Products Are Actually Toxic Free

What does it mean for a product to be organic, hypoallergenic, or non-toxic? When a product identifies itself as “natural”, what and who qualifies it as such? Let’s start with the term “organic”, a term that is “highly regulated”. While the (FDA)… Continue Reading

Testing detects algal toxins in Alaska marine mammals

A new study by the NOAA, and its partners on federal, state, local, and academic level has found that toxins from “harmful algae are present in Alaskan marine food webs in high enough concentrations to be detected in marine mammals such as… Continue Reading

Scented household products may be hazardous to our health

A new study suggests that the International Fragrance Association may not have been completely truthful with information about the dangers of the use of “fragrances”. This time though, it’s not the American government who’s challenging their claims, instead it’s a “tiny women’s… Continue Reading