Articles published February 2019

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Your green tea could have you seeing red after this post

A large number of people are turning away from coffee, and have set their eyes on tea. In fact it’s the “most popular beverage in the world” after water. With its numerous health benefits such as increased metabolism, antioxidants, and a boost… Continue Reading

The floor isn’t lava, but it and your couch might be toxic

We all remember the game “The floor is lava…” Climbing from couch to couch, chair to chair, onto cushions strategically placed on the ground all while ensuring no part of your body touches the floor. The game may need to be tweaked… Continue Reading

California seeks to ban controversial nail polish chemical

The State of California announced plans on Friday to ban a chemical vital to the makeup of many commercial nail polishes. Toluene, a chemical used to “create a smooth look and clear colors”, is the chemical drawing the ire of California regulators.

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EPA seeks to regulate PFAS toxin in drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to protect our drinking water, but they did so without going into specifics on the limits that will be put into place. The chemical drawing the ire of the EPA, well it’s one we’ve written… Continue Reading

Toxin PFAS detected in one popular brand’s dental floss

Looking for a reason, any excuse really, to not floss? Thanks to Oral-B, some of us might have all the incentive we need to skip what many dentists consider the most important part of caring for our teeth.

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Tris Pharma doubles down on their infant ibuprofen recall

A recall of infant ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS, and Family Dollar stores nationwide has now increased two-fold. According to CBS News, the Tris Pharma medications “may contain overly high concentrations of the drug”.

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And the chicken recalls just keep on coming

While some companies are adding to their chicken recall, two more have joined the fray. Over the last couple weeks, Perdue foods has issued multiple chicken nugget recalls due to an undeclared allergen, an incorrect UPC code, and some nuggets that contained… Continue Reading