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Crayons and other back to school supplies found to contain harmful toxins

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and that means children across the country are just beginning a new school year. Most families have been preparing for the return the last few weeks by purchasing items from a list provided by the new school. Supplies such as binders,…

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OSU wristbands reveal toxins in Houston area

Almost a year after Hurricane Harvey devastated much of Houston, Texas, scientists believe residents are still in danger of coming in contact with harmful toxic chemicals. A new technology, a wristband that detects toxins you’re exposed to in your daily life, is allowing researchers to learn more about the toxic…

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Eating at restaurants could expose your family to phthalates

More than 60 percent of participants in a recent George Washington University study admitted to eating dinner at a restaurant instead of their home the previous day. As harmless as that statistic may seem, researchers at GW found that dining at fast food outlets, restaurants, or cafeterias “may boost total…

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Report: Mac and cheese contains chemicals banned from baby products

There’s a good chance that mac and cheese is your child’s favorite meal. Hey, it might even be yours! It comes in a box, it’s often inexpensive, and is relatively easy to make. Unfortunately, thanks to a new study, mac and cheese (and other foods) may contain phthalates. Phthalates of…

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Household dust is laced with toxic chemicals, study finds

A first of its kind new study has found that not only is dust the sign of a home that’s missed a cleaning or two, it’s also potentially harmful to our health. The newest concerns with dust go far beyond sneezing. The study was conducted by five institutions across 14…

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5 toxic chemicals you should avoid in baby care products

Every day, children are exposed to as many as 27 hazardous chemicals. These chemicals are found in shampoos, lotions, and typical personal care products. To help you decide which products are truly safe and unsafe, experts have Fox News Health experts have weighed in.

3 Key Reasons DIY Cleaning Supplies Are Worth the Effort

For many, the holidays are a time spent with family and friends. And many of us host our own gatherings of friends and family within our very own home during the holidays. When it comes time to clean your home before and after your party, there are a few reasons…

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Home Depot to remove toxic chemical from vinyl flooring

By now must of us know the potential danger our family is in if exposed to phthalates. Over the years, phthalates have been linked to hormone disruptions and even cancer. Our government has taken steps to ensure our safety by limiting “phthalates to less than 0.1% of the material…

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Is Autism Caused by Home Toxins?

The birth of a child is supposed to be an exciting joy filled experience, but too often these days’ parents have to worry about the health of their child. Extreme caution is taken to ensure a happy, healthy baby is born. Mothers do everything from cutting certain foods out of…

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Study says some chain dollar stores sell products made with toxic chemicals

A recent study released by Campaign for Healthier Solutions has created some serious concerns for Americans who shop at discount stores such as Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, etc. The report shows that the stores are in the business of selling products containing chemicals shown to cause “cancer, diabetes…

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