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The Chemical In 'BPA-Free' Water Bottles May Be Just As Unhealthy As BPA

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green

Many of us have read the studies about bisphenol-A, and know the chemical is best avoided when it comes to drinking containers, baby bottles, canned f...

BPA In Cans Tied To Increased Blood Pressure

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - People have small increases in blood pressure after drinking from cans lined with material tha...

Lynne Peeples

Another Reason To Care About BPA In Things You Touch Every Day | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green

Those little slips of paper that accumulate in our pockets and purses may do more than just document recent take-out meals, pumpkin spice lattes and s...

Lynne Peeples

The Financial Burden Of Toxic Chemicals | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

Health care spending in the U.S. has surged more than eightfold since the 1960s. Skyrocketing in that same time: Rates of chronic disease, use of synt...

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Warns Hormone Disruptors Are 'Not Just BPA' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

Bisphenol A has gotten a much higher profile in recent years, as the "BPA-free" label adorns an increasing number of water bottles and baby products. ...

Lynne Peeples

Breast Cancer Lessons From Canine 'Canaries In The Coal Mine' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green

When his beloved Great Pyrenees Malcolm died of bone cancer at age 6, Luke Robinson resolved to learn why. "I didn't even know dogs could get cance...

Disrupted Development: The Dangers of Prenatal BPA Exposure

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Wait, so we may be setting the stage for diseases like breast cancer before a baby is even born?

Top 3 Lessons From Walmart's Bold New Chemical Policy

Stacy Malkan | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Stacy Malkan

Walmart's new policy signals a sea change for companies: complying with regulatory requirements is no longer enough; consumer demand has grown too loud to ignore.

The Dilemma of a Hardcore Environmentalist: Trying Not to Scare the S#*+ Out of My Family, or Succumb to Defeatist Apathy

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

Yes, this is turning into a mutant species horror movie. We, the people, are being biologically changed, by chemicals that disrupt our endocrine and neural development.

Kate Sheppard

EPA Quietly Withdraws Two Proposed Chemical Safety Rules | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency this week quietly withdrew two draft rules dealing with the regulation of chemicals. The potential r...

This Chemical May Lower Men's Testosterone

Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/08/2013 01:09 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Chronic exposure to the chemical bi...

Boys With Boobs: Hidden Chemicals Fed to Kids Can Impact Their Health

Beth Greer | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Chemicals in the everyday products we use in our homes may be negatively affecting our hormones, says a newly-released study by WHO, the World Health Organization.

Butch, Sundance & BPA

Alex Formuzis | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

If Gov. Brown's administration follows through with designating BPA as a health risk and the industry lawsuit fails, not only will California families benefit, so could the rest of the country.

The Hidden Danger in Recycled Toilet Paper

Maia James | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Maia James

Would you guess that the product recommendation I struggle with most in my consulting practice is toilet paper?

Lynne Peeples

Chemical Creep: 'We Just Don't Know Where The Contamination Is Coming From' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.07.2013 | Green

Brent Collett already had some inklings about the pervasiveness of hormone-mimicking chemicals such as phthalates and Bisphenol-A (BPA). He knew, ...

Regulate BPA out the Door

Molly Rauch | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Molly Rauch

What's wrong with the system? Why don't our regulations prioritize the prevention of chronic health problems due to massive exposures to questionable chemicals?

WATCH: Half Of All Receipts Are Coated With Dangerous Chemical

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The FDA rejected a call last year to ban Bisphenol A, a chemical more commonly known as BPA, stating that there was "not compelling scientific evidenc...

How BPA Might Be Messing With The Brain

Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living

In yet another study drawing a connection between bisphenol A and potential negative health effects, researchers at Duke University have linked enviro...

Say Goodbye to the Campbell's Soup Can?

Paul Alexander | Posted 04.21.2013 | Science
Paul Alexander

Today's version of the metal can could be a thing of the past, if a consortium of activist groups gets its way. Their target is a chemical that, if banned, could change the very way food is packaged.

What BPA Might Be Doing To Kids' Hearts

Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jaimie Dalessio A new analysis out of the New York University School of Medicine links the controversial chemical bisphenol A, better known as B...

Is BPA Dangerous, Or Just Misunderstood?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Brett Spiegel From antibacterial soap breeding stronger bacteria to the latest fad diet causing more harm than good, there are plenty of example...

Pink-Ribboned Soup Cans? We Can Taste the Hypocrisy!

Margie Kelly | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Margie Kelly

Is it some kind of sick joke that cans lined with a chemical linked to cancer are sporting pink ribbons?

BPA May Worsen Women's Fertility Problems

Posted 10.10.2012 | Women

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 10/09/2012 03:43 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A...

The Chemical Marketplace: Popcorn Lung -- The Perils of Microwave Popcorn Return

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.05.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Last month a jury in Colorado awarded 59-year-old Wayne Watson $7.2 million from three companies for damages caused by microwave popcorn. The reason? In 2007 Mr. Watson contracted a rare but serious lung disease.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips

Margie Kelly | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Margie Kelly

Pregnancy is the perfect time to start a new personal care regime with safer products