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Certain UTI medications may raise risk of birth defects

For a large number of women, Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are just a part of life. And they can be such regular occurrences for some women that they’re considered more of a nuisance than an actual concern. When you’re pregnant though, UTIs… Continue Reading

Toxic chemicals in salons, lack of education lead to adverse health effects

“One way to ensure the long term health of your body is to regularly visit and receive treatments from professional hair and nail salons.” I mean… it just sounds like a true statement, right? According to a couple of new studies though,… Continue Reading

A new report reveals that fruit labeled organic might not actually be organic

When is organic fruit not organic? You’d think this wouldn’t be a question you actually have to ask, but apparently it’s a legitimate concern. A new study by Nerd Wallet has revealed that “labeling fraud” for organic fruits has become an issue,… Continue Reading

Military toxins are becoming harmful to our veterans

After every major military conflict we’re learning that just because our troops return home safely, they have not necessarily escaped battle unscathed. Over the years we’ve begun to learn more about the unseen scars of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). And now the… Continue Reading

What Meat Labels Like ‘Organic’ and ‘Grass Fed’ Actually Mean – and Whether You Should Care

Over the last few years, you may have begun to notice more than a few extra labels on the packaged products you purchase at your favorite neighborhood grocer. Labels that identify the products as grass fed, natural, naturally raised, organic, pasture raised,… Continue Reading

Herbal supplement kratom linked to injuries, deaths, FDA warns

When you hear “herbal supplement”, you just assume it’s good for you. Not only good for you, but also safe. And that’s probably a safe assumption, most of the time. After all, these are supplements that are often taken to ensure you… Continue Reading

The Most (And Least) Toxic Places In America

Home is where you lay your head. Depending on what state you live in, you may be laying your head in a pile of toxins. A new report from Priceonomics and Forbes breaks down the places with the highest levels of toxins… Continue Reading

These baby foods and formulas tested positive for arsenic, lead and BPA in new study

A distressing new baby food study has been making the rounds on the internet the last week or two, and we’re here to separate fact from fiction. The Clean Label Project is a non-profit organization that fights for “transparent labeling” on baby… Continue Reading

Moisturizers labeled ‘hypoallergenic’ may still have toxic chemicals

We know advertisers aren’t always the most truthful in the ways they advertise their products and services to us. And based on a new study, it seems as though products labeled “hypoallergenic” should fall into the category of terms you don’t always… Continue Reading

Fall toxins poisonous to dogs and cats

Fall is really the perfect season to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather with our furry friends. The cooler temps, the changing colors of the leaves, and the early morning sun rise all add to up to an excellent opportunity to… Continue Reading

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