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Multiple varieties of Children’s Robitussin recalled due to “missing graduation marks”

We typically write here about recalls and issues concerning toxins, and while today’s post doesn’t have anything to do with toxins, we feel that it’s important information nonetheless. GSK Consumer Healthcare is recalling 3 lots of their products, Children’s Robitussin Honey Cough, Chest Congestion DM, and Dimetapp Cold and Cough.…

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Plants that can help improve the air quality in our homes

Spring has sprung! We’re now almost a week into our favorite season of the year! Spring is a time when many Americans begin the work on their gardens and flower beds. Did you know though that many of your beloved outdoor plants can be brought indoors to help improve the…

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Are you exposing your child to these common household toxins?

As your little one grows, so does their world. Laying on their tummies soon turns into scooting on their bottoms, and before you know it they’re up walking around...and getting into everything. When our little ones start to stretch their legs and grow their world though, what harmful toxic chemicals…

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Brain development of children greatly impacted by flame retardants & pesticides

Two ingredients we all encounter and likely use relatively regularly are negatively impacting the development of our children’s brains. Flame retardants and pesticides are the culprits, according to a new study. 

A study published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology found that there were “162 million lost IQ points…

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Recalled and expired infant ibuprofen should be discarded

Today’s recall news is actually related to a recall issued almost one year ago. Back in January of 2019, Tris Pharma issued a voluntary recall of their liquid Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Drops. The drops, distributed to both CVS and Walmart stores nationwide, were found to have “higher levels of ibuprofen…

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Top tips for protecting your newborn from toxins in year one

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, especially when you’ve recently welcomed a new bundle of joy into the family! New parents face many difficult tasks and decisions in their first year, but protecting their newborns is paramount.

The use of [potentially] toxic chemicals in everyday products…

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Is your child’s favorite clothing brand hiding its use of toxins?

When you take your children back to school shopping here in the next few weeks, you may have more questions than “Do you have this in a Medium?” or “Does the 2 for 1 sale apply to this rack?” That’s because a handful of brands aren’t publicly disclosing the toxins…

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Child Safe Products Act of New York Awaits Governor’s Signature

A bill five years in the making, specifically designed to limit children’s exposure to harmful toxins, now awaits Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo’s signature. Officially titled the Child Safe Products Act, and often referred to as the “Toxic Toys Bill”, the legislation would ban the sale of children’s products…

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Toxic sunscreen alternatives

As the temperatures rise and we begin to spend more hours of the day outdoors, so does the need for sunscreen. In the state of Florida alone, more than 8,000 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. That’s higher than any other state in the Union.

Before you…

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Why pesticides are bad for your lawn and your family

As summer fast approaches (we’re just over a month away), the number of Americans tending to their lawn and gardens will grow. While the amount of attention our yards require increases, there’s a tendency to rely on products that can be harmful to not only the very lawns and gardens…

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