According to Green America, “Seventy-five percent of the world’s population owns a cell phone, billions of which are made in China.” No surprise there. However, what may surprise some
Photo of wristbands worn in study by Environmental Science & Technology Candy colored silicone bracelets are the hot accessory of choice for kids who want to show support for their favorite causes.
Photo by Shutterstock There’s almost no escaping bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is found in canned food linings, paper products, plastic toys and of course plastic dishes, such as baby bottles, reusable
Fueled by rapidly growing industry with little to no environmental oversight, China’s air pollution has become an international issue of concern in recent years. Nowhere is the smog more obvious
Photo by Shutterstock According to new, yet unpublished research, traces of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are leaching out of clothing and printed materials, such as magazines, from around the world.
Photo via The Cornucopia Institute – click image to see a pdf poster-sized version Most organic advocates have heard of “Who Owns Organic,” a popular infographic featuring independently
Photo by Shutterstock New research from Mount Sinai and the Harvard School of Public Health features some alarming news. The number of industrial chemicals known to cause neurodevelopmental disabilities,
Photo by Shutterstock Children, dogs, and cats love to romp around the house together, snuggle for a nap, and play in the yard. Fleas are never welcome guests to the party, but the pesticide-laden collars
Photo by Shutterstock Although Bisphenol A (BPA)-laden plastics and other products have been eliminated to a point, there’s still plenty of BPA swirling around in products you and your family use
New Study Confirms Close Proximity to Fracking Wells in Colorado Results in Higher Incidence of Birth Defects
Photo by Shutterstock New research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found positive associations between fracking pollution and a higher prevalence of birth defects. Birth
Photo by Shutterstock Wonders never cease! Johnson & Johnson has actually followed through on their promise to remove big bad formaldehyde from their baby shampoo. Back in 2011, the company announced
Photo by Shutterstock According to new research, traditional store bought baby wipes may be causing allergic reactions in some children, including itchy, scaly, red rashes. The discovery, announced in a
Photo by Shutterstock Another day, another health malady linked to BPA exposure. Studies in rodents have shown that early-life exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can wreak havoc on the prostate, enhancing the
Photo by Shutterstock As a long time protester of antibacterial soap, it’s exciting to see that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is also having some doubts about products that claim to be
Photo by Shutterstock This week the New York City Board of Health voted to make flu shots mandatory for all young children (under the age of 6) who go to preschool or day care. The New York Times reports
In 1999, mom Maria Garcia filed an administrative complaint with the EPA to halt the use of highly toxic pesticides that were contaminating schools in predominantly Latino communities in California, in
Have you ever been shopping, and seen what looks like a wonderful new hair conditioner, bubbly baby soap or shiny new lip gloss that you’d like to try, but you wonder if said product is safe,
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