It should be no surprise that common household disinfectants such as bleach do more harm than good. Learn how to avoid harmful chemical use in your home.
According to the EPA, most paints are full of volatile organic compounds that are known to cause cancer. Fortunately, there are alternatives!
Mad scientists are cramming chemicals linked to cancer into hundreds of household items.
Pots, pans, and other non-stick cookware have been controversial for years. Here’s a look at the research and a list of quality alternatives.
In short, plastic leaches synthetic estrogen, which is linked to cancer. Find out how to free yourself of the plastic menace.
“…the seeming straightforwardness of Jolie’s case masks a much murkier reality, one that involves science, policy and probabilities.” Will Angelina’s actions spur a trend for mastectomies?
The debate on the merits of a vegetarian diet comes and goes, but no matter which way the pendulum of dietary vogue may swing, the facts remain. Here’s a refreshing reality check.
According to the courts, the potential risks of the antibacterial ingredient Triclosan are real and should be investigated.
The Cosmetics Wars By Mark Bittman, New York Times If all goes according to schedule, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning without exception the sale of cosmetics ingredients that were tested on animals. Don’t celebrate yet. Because although there may be less animal testing of personal care products than
BHA is a common chemical added to processed foods to keeps fats from spoiling. The trouble is, research indicates it comes with a side-effect: cancer.
This week, we’re looking at nine nasty ingredients that should be banned by the FDA. First up: the highly toxic substance found in soda, salad dressings, syrups, jams, olives, and pickles.