Walmart Takes Steps To Ban Toxic Chemicals

BY ON September 18, 2013
Walmart is listening. The Mind the Store campaign is working. Together we’ve asked the nation’s top 10 retailers to avoid carrying what are being calling the Hazardous 100 + toxic chemicals. Remember when I went into Walgreens and asked them to take steps to remove toxic chemicals from the products they sell?...

TOPICS: MCAF News, Toxics

Racism Linked To Asthma In Black Women

BY ON September 16, 2013
For my family of asthma sufferers, the implications of a new study connecting black women to higher incidents of asthma, adds to our already heightened (post-Trayvon Martin) consciousness of racism’s presence. For us, racial hatred, discrimination and disparate treatment, in their blatant and more subtle incarnations, are additional forms...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Allergies, Asthma

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