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It’s Final: FDA Bans Powdered Gloves in Surgery, Medicine

Action that’s been long overdue has finally been taken. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned the use of powdered gloves in surgery and medicine. The ban will finally remove another danger a large number of humans face on an almost… Continue Reading

Do You Live Near Toxic Waste? See 1,317 of the Most Polluted Spots in the U.S.

Time.com has put together a very helpful new tool. They have created a map of the United States that allows you to view each individual Superfund site in across the nation. The sites come from the Superfund List, a list that “contains… Continue Reading

The 10 Most Common Household Toxins to Avoid While Pregnant

Spring has arrived! Warming temperatures and blooming followers always seem to be accompanied by pregnancy announcements. It truly is the season of new beginnings. But with those exciting pregnancy announcements, there can also sometimes be a cause for concern. It’s important for… Continue Reading

High Fructose Corn Syrup Has a New Name – and It’s Sneaking Back Into Food

It seems like you just can’t keep a bad ingredient down. High Fructose Corn Syrup is back in a big way. And this time it’s got a fancy new name, “Isolated Fructose”. Now that consumers are starting to catch on to just… Continue Reading

Kimberly-Clark sued over concern that Huggies baby wipes contain dangerous chemical

Do baby wipes marketed as “natural” and “gentle” actually contain a dangerous chemical that can cause vomiting and diarrhea? That question is at the heart of a new class action lawsuit brought against Huggies’ parent company Kimberly-Clark. A mother in San Diego,… Continue Reading

The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads

The annual Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana is truly something everyone should experience at least once in their life. And with the Mardi Gras beads being sold in every almost every corner store across the nation from mid-February through mid-March,… Continue Reading