Shopping for safe children’s furniture can be confusing. Here are tips on how to find the safest, healthiest furniture for your family.
Articles by Amy Ziff
Which government agencies oversee environmental health protections in this country? Mom Detective digs into the EPA, FDA, and others.
Our Mom Detective put together 10 tips to help busy moms and dads choose the healthiest products for their family.
Just because a product looks beautiful and safe, doesn’t mean that it is. Learn ways to avoid getting greenwashed and how to become label savvy.
When her 9-year-old son became ill early in the school year, Trisha Dello Iacono discovered a connection between the rubber-like synthetic flooring in his school’s all-purpose room. The chemical in the flooring is phenylmercuric acetate, which releases mercury vapors into the air.
Find out if your child’s school has hazardous mercury rubber-like flooring and learn what you can do about it.
Dental floss can be coated with some of the most persistent toxic chemicals, and this is particularly concerning with floss, because what you put in your mouth has direct access to your body and bloodstream. The good news is that there are safer floss options out there.