Research shows “BPA-Free” plastics contain a similar chemical that’s just as dangerous — especially for pregnant women, infants, and children.
This totally unnecessary additive can have devastating side effects, such as immune system disruption and the suppression of your T-cells.
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Kids backpacks, birthday balloons, cars, and more are under fire for containing dangerous toxins like lead, cadmium, and phthalates.
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Americans throw away enough toxic plastic cutlery and containers annually to circle the globe 300 times. Let’s put plastic companies out of business!
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Mad scientists are cramming chemicals linked to cancer into hundreds of household items.
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Guzzling diet soda comes with its own set of side effects that may harm your health.
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In short, plastic leaches synthetic estrogen, which is linked to cancer. Find out how to free yourself of the plastic menace.
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Kids exposed to a common chemical in plastic are more likely to get asthma and a long list of other ailments, according to a growing body of research.
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