Let’s Talk Shower Health

Let’s Talk Shower Health

When you hopped into the shower this morning, chances are you didn’t give a lot of thought to the water temperature. You prepared your shower like you have time and again, perhaps precisely the same for years. Showers for me range from gloriously relaxing after a...

Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products

I reported last January that women who consume rice have higher levels of arsenic in urine when compared to women who do not consume rice. Since then I have seen a couple more studies from different areas around the world where arsenic has been found in drinking...

Antimicrobials in Your Water?

Antimicrobial ingredients are added to a wide range of personal care and cleaning products to kill the germs, and, so we think, keep us safe. The reality is that the widespread use of these ingredients—most notably triclosan and triclocarban—is thought to contribute...