New Flame Retardants are Not So Harmless

Flame retardants are chemicals that inhibit the spread of fire. They are added to products such as furniture, certain fabrics (curtains, children’s pajamas, carpeting, etc.), electronics, upholstery, and insulation, to…

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Heavy Metals in Your Lipstick

Here we go again. Not only does lipstick contain lead, which I have reported on a couple times, but a new study by researchers at the University of California-Berkeley’s School…

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Dirty Dozen 2013

Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out a list of the most and least pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables so that consumers can make informed decisions about how to…

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