A congressional subcommittee investigation found “significant levels” of toxic heavy metals—lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury—in baby food. Here’s what you need to know, and what a parents can do about it.
35% of ocean plastic pollution comes from the plastic fibers we wear and wash. Starting with the laundry, our Mom Detective shares ways to reduce plastic pollution in our homes.
President-elect Biden can not only to repair the damage done by the Trump administration on protecting families from toxic chemicals, the new administration can use the law proactively to ensure that everyone in the country is better protected from hazardous chemicals — with attention to those whose health is most at risk and to communities where exposures are greatest.
A scientist experiences the devastating effects of climate change on his home and family, and shares his personal account and an important message for all of us.
‘Protecting Your Child’s Health: Expert Answers to Urgent Environmental Questions’ helps parents like make healthy choices for their children. It’s also a prescription for families to take action on clean air and a safe climate.
Due to Covid-19, our exercise workouts have changed. Does home exercise equipment contain toxic chemicals that may harm health?
This “Healthy Pregnancy Guide” is filled with tools, tips, information, and product recommendations for healthier solutions – based in hard science and research – on the ways to cultivate healthy practices and a healthy pregnancy.
According to an EPA associate deputy assistant administrator for new chemicals, “The agency’s goal is to allow the commercialization of products.”
How we shop during the COVID-19 pandemic can feel like a constant ethical dilemma, one that could have big consequences on the way we buy and consume stuff in the future.
With schools closed, these fun hands-on tools and activities, can help teach climate change at home.
As we deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, Trump’s EPA’s is deliberately ignoring the toxic effects from the chemical Tricloroethylene. Prolonged exposure to TCE can lead to liver and kidney cancer, as well as fetal heart defects.
Concerned about COVID-19? The CDC suggests using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. While these germ-killing gels may become scarce in the face of the growing outbreak, parents can easily make their own.