According to a new study, toxic chemicals are everywhere—in your home, in a lot of your stuff, and most definitely in your body. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Learn steps to reduce the sources of toxics in your life.
Our Mom Detective breaks down how to burn candles and protect indoor air quality, considering everything from materials to wicks and especially fragrance.
EPA said they would decide about vinyl chloride this fall. EPA needs to start the process of banning vinyl chloride ASAP-before time runs out.
A new book, “The New War On Cancer: The Unlikely Heroes Revolutionizing Prevention,” is highly recommended by our reviewer because it focuses on preventing cancer by limiting exposure to certain toxic chemicals.
The Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act will cut single-use packaging in half, as well as to remove toxic chemicals such as PFAS, benzene, toluene, phthalates, bisphenols, and heavy metals from plastic packaging.
A new report from Beyond Plastics on the perils of PVC pipes warns against their use for drinking water. The timing is critical; The Biden administration and Congress have provided $15 billion to municipalities that need to replace their lead service lines, old pipes that deliver drinking water to homes, schools, and businesses.
Many of the beauty products marketed to women of color contain high levels of toxic chemicals that cause cancer and reproductive harm. This interview with Dr. Astrid Williams, a public health expert and the Environmental Justice Manager for Black Women for Wellness discusses the threats Black women face from the beauty industry and what women can do about it.
Are polyester and polypropylene rugs a safe choice for families? Our Mom Detective weighs in on indoor air pollution, microplastics, and alternatives.
House Republicans’ energy package will amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and put our health and the environment at risk by streamlining the approval of substances that might be required to meet important energy needs in the future.
“Lead is in almost every baby food we’ve tested, and the action levels that FDA has set will influence almost none of that food.”
No need to panic about replacing your gas stove. There are things we can all do to protect ourselves from gas stove pollution—without the expense.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has the authority to regulate from gas stove pollution by implementing commonsense standards for these appliances.