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You could be putting your health in danger every time you return home

A new post over at MSN.com examines the potential for exposing yourself or your family to various cancers. Not by your diet, nor smoking, but instead the very real cancer concerns inside your own home. MSN’s story reports on 15 common household items, including your tap water, nail polish, scented…

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Millennial fav LaCroix contains toxins according to two separate lawsuits

The go-to drink of many baby-face millennials, LaCroix, is said to contain toxic chemicals. At least that’s the claim of two different lawsuits, one by a former employee. The most recent lawsuit brought against National Beverages, the parent company of LaCroix, alleges that “the company’s president considered falsely claiming its…

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Your favorite foods could be doing more than just adding a few extra pounds

Mid-Atlantic meats, seafood, and even chocolate cake were recently found to contain PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). For those of us seeking a balanced diet and something sweet to finish our meal off with, this is certainly alarming news.  While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated the PFAS…

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Do we need organic blue jeans? No, but that’s never stopped us before.

Organic strawberries? Sure. Organic apples? Makes sense. Organic blue berries? Of course. Organic blue jeans? Wait, what? It’s true. All of it. Thanks to a company called Taylor Stitch, 100 percent organic selvedge jeans are now a thing.

Taylor Stitch wanted to recreate their famous line of blue jeans originally…

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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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So you want to eat organic? Here are the organic foods you should be eating.

If 2019 is the year you’ve finally decided to commit to only eating organic, well you’re in luck. This week, Parade.com has a list of foods from experts that you should be eating if you want to commit to an organic diet.

Before we dive in, what exactly makes food…

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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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FDA recalls tattoo ink riddled with bacteria

Routine inspections and surveys have lead the United States Food and Drug Administration to recall tattoo ink from three different brands after they were found to be contaminated with bacteria. According to the FDA, use of the tattoo inks in question could “cause infections and lead to serious health injuries”.

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Could silkworms hold the key to toxin free flame retardants?

Evolved by Nature believes they’ve solved a decades old issue. How do you make clothing and furniture flame retardant without using chemicals? The answer apparently involves the silkworm.

Let’s back up a bit. Since the 1970s flame retardants have been a part of our lives. It was then that that…

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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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