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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 in the United States. In the United States,…

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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 food products. They recently tested 500+ baby food…

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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 just assume are accurate. Researchers tested some of…

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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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