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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 spend some quality time with our pets. Unfortunately,…

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Mom’s exposure to toxic chemicals shows up in newborn

We as parents go to great lengths to ensure our newborns are safe from any harm that may come their way. According to a few recent studies though, caution should be taken before our little bundles of joy are brought into this world.

One recent study found that pregnant women…

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Toxin’s in your pet’s food?

Is your family one of the many that attempts to save money by purchasing off brand pet foods? There’s nothing wrong with trying to save a few extra bucks, but a new report suggests that could come at the cost of your pet’s health. Low priced foods can contain lead…

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Tattoo Ink May Stain Your Lymph Nodes

For many years, the biggest concern with getting a tattoo was whether society might view you differently…and of course whether you may regret the tattoo as time went on. Now comes news that society and your pride may not be the biggest issue, a new study suggests there’s a possibility…

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6 Feminine Hygiene Products That Are Free Of Scary Toxins

Ensuring your family is safe from toxins extends beyond the dinner table and types of cleaning products you use. For some it means only utilizing feminine hygiene products that are crated organically, and therefore free of potentially harmful toxic chemicals.

Feminine hygiene products are an interesting case study when it…

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Trace Amounts of Pesticide Found in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

We’ve spoken recently about the attempt to reduce consumer’s exposure to glyphosate, a chemical used in many pesticides. Now, thanks to a report from the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), there are concerns that glyphosate could be lurking behind every bite of your favorite dessert…Ben & jerry’s ice cream.

OCA found…

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EPA Decides Not To Ban A Pesticide, Despite Its Own Evidence Of Risk

There are bad decisions, and then there are decisions so baffling they defy logic to the point you can’t believe what you’re actually reading or seeing. The latest decision by the Environmental Protective Agency (EPA) would fall into the latter category. Despite the EPA categorizing chlorpyrifos as a pesticide that…

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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 daily basis. To give you an idea as…

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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 the worst of toxic sites in the U.S.”…

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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, California claims that she purchased a package of…

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