Perfluorinated alkylated substances (pdf) (PFAS) (the new generation of PFCs – replacements for chemicals once used to make Teflon and Scotchgard) are already linked to some negative health consequences
Though it’s sweet and nostalgic to watch your children play with and enjoy the same toys you cherished as a young kid, you should think twice before handing toys from yesteryear down to your kids.
You really can buy just about anything on the Internet these days, but parents considering purchasing breast milk online should be more than a little hesitant: there’s a high likelihood you’ll
Frequent use of bleach linked with increased risk of flu, tonsillitis, and some respiratory illnesses for kids
With little ones around, you probably feel like your home could always be a little (or a lot) cleaner. However, you may want to hold off on using bleach as part of your weekly cleaning routine. A recent
The World Health Organization has now publicly classified glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, the world’s most widely-used weed killer, as “probably
Tylenol maker guilty of federal criminal charge, will pay $25 million dollars for selling drugs contaminated with metals
McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and maker of medicines including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin, was fined $25 million dollars by the U.S. Department
‘Under the Dome’: A mother’s documentary about China’s deadly air quality is taking the world by storm
Becoming a parent can be one of the most powerful catalysts for being an environmental activist. After all, this new life certainly inspires most of us to want a better, safer world for our children.
MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025
MIT research scientist and author Stephanie Seneff has studied autism for almost a decade, and her recent presentation regarding rising autism rates included a dramatic and controversial prediction.
Around 10-20 years ago, a new staple began appearing in playgrounds and playing fields around the country: scrapped and ground up used tires. Originally touted as a great use for old tires, which would
Study finds toxic chemicals linked to serious health threats are in holiday products sold at popular retailers like Target & Walgreens
Back during the Halloween season, HealthyStuff.org found that a lot of Halloween products contained unhealthy, toxic chemicals. Now, HealthyStuff.org has expanded their holiday findings after testing many
Nearly half of children in Mexico are impacted by lead poisoining from pottery & at risk for serious health problems
If you were to travel to Mexico, you’d likely admire one of the beautiful, vibrant pottery pieces that the country’s artisans are famous for handcrafting. The bowls and vases may be pretty to
We’ve followed the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list for fruits and vegetables every year, and now they have published a Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives as part of their
If you live in Oregon, you’ve likely heard of current Ballot Measure 92, which would require products containing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), to be labeled as containing
Study Finds Dangerous Hidden Chemicals in Halloween Costumes and “Trick or Treat” Bags Sold at Popular Retailers Including Target & Party City
A study released today by the Ecology Center’s HealthyStuff.org project has found elevated levels of toxic chemicals in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and party supplies sold by stores you
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