Humidifiers are a popular tool to help parents treat problems ranging from dry skin and cracked lips to stuffy noses and a nagging cough. If your child has allergies or asthma, talk to your doctor before using a humidifier.
Now parents have yet another reason to wean their kids off the sweet stuff. You can learn more about your family’s favorite foods in EWG’s Food Scores. Search the database of more than 80,000 foods for important details about added sugar.
Many of the supplies we use to clean and freshen our homes and workplaces contain ingredients that could harm our health or the environment. Some products use ingredients that have been linked to accidental poisonings, asthma, skin allergies, reproductive impacts, birth defects and cancer.
For decades, Americans have been needlessly exposed to chemical flame retardants – which have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other health effects – all because of a well intentioned but misguided California regulation from 1975.
World Cancer Day was on Saturday. It’s a time to reflect on a very important question: What is the main cause of cancer? Is it driven by avoidable lifestyle and environmental factors or is it largely due to chance?
The Super Bowl is right around the corner and millions of Americans are making winning game day plans packed with quintessential football fare. If you want to stay clear of nutritional penalties while still scoring a touchdown for great snacks with your guests, try these plays.
Last week’s confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency underscored the agency’s foremost responsibility: protecting the health of America’s children.
A new report from the Ecology Center found toxic flame retardants are still widely used in car seats, even though there’s no data showing they protect children from fires. Researchers tested 15 infant and toddler car seats from a variety of brands and found these chemicals in all of them.
The presence of potentially harmful chemicals in teethers is of great concern. Exposure to endocrine disruptors during infancy could have detrimental health effects that include asthma, diabetes, obesity and reproductive disorders.