Two chemicals frequently used as disinfectants in cleaning products and antibacterial wipes, as anti-static agents in fabric softeners and dryer sheets, and as preservatives in personal care products undermined fertility in both male and female mice.
Plastics are everywhere – in food containers and toys, in cosmetics packaging and household utensils. It’s just about impossible to avoid plastics altogether, but you can look for plastics that are safer for your family and the environment.
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.