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Healthy Child Healthy Pet: What Do Pets And Kids Have In Common

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World In 1992, we lost our only child to a rare non-hereditary cancer...

Healthy Child Healthy Pet: Common Pet Treatments Can Harm Young Children

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda, co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World, and Megan Boyle, Editorial Director, Healthy Child Healthy World Reproduced with the permi...

Healthy Child Healthy Pet: Safer Toys For Pets Linked To Phthalate Free

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.22.2016 | Green
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Healthy Child Healthy World provides parents with information that can preve...

Healthy Child Healthy World: Empowering Parents To Make Safer Choices

LuxEco Living | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda, founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Michael Weatherly, with his beautiful wife Dr. Bojana Jankovic...

Groups Ask Columbia University To Reveal Funding Behind Exxon-Tied Center on Global Energy Policy

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogFinal exams and winter break loom large for students at Columbia University, but at the upper echelons of the university's...

The London West Hollywood hosts Travels with Journey and Friends

LuxEco Living | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

It's not unusual to see celebrities in Hollywoof.. duh! But to see them with their pets can create quite THE scene. Watch out for the pet paparazzi! The London West Hollywood was the perfect place to be seen for a Great Cause!

America's Burden

Bill Couzens | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

Consumers get it. They are no longer willing to accept the staggering health issues their children are facing as a result of harmful chemicals. We are seeing a new food system come into play and good alternatives to harmful cleaning agents and pesticides. But it is not enough.

It's Time to Protect Consumers From Toxic Chemicals

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D.

Harmful chemicals abound in household cleaning agents, personal care products, cosmetics, as well as pesticides and weed killers. American consumers have no assurance that everyday products are safe for children and adults.

The 5 Most Sugary Cereals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living

When it comes to cereal choices for kids, we might as well be feeding them dessert. The Environmental Working Group, a public health nonprofit orga...

The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.02.2014 | Healthy Living

An apple a day usually keeps the doctor away -- unless it's ridden with pesticides. For the 10th year in a row, nonprofit advocacy agency the Envir...

Members of Congress, Farmers and Businesses Call on Obama to Fulfill Campaign Promise on GMO Labeling

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Although the FDA doesn't need congressional authorization in order to mandate a federal labeling standard for GMOs, federal lawmakers have become increasingly vocal on the issue.

Chemical Agriculture on the Attack, Again

Alex Formuzis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Alex Formuzis

Keeping politicians on message can sometimes be difficult. That also holds true of corporate chiefs and movie stars. Even the most seasoned, media-savvy folks veer off their talking points on occasion. But that's not the case with the pesticide industry and its clientele.

Lynne Peeples

Watchdog Warns Hormone Disruptors Are 'Not Just BPA'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...

Lose Your Lunch: Congressional Food Fight Imperils Food Safety

Scott Faber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Faber

You might want to put down your tuna sandwich before you read this. Especially if it has lettuce and tomatoes.

Senator Vitter's 'Chemical Safety' Bill

Alex Formuzis | Posted 10.14.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

It's imperative to maintain a focus on not only the failings of the existing federal law but also the pitfalls of adopting Vitter's bill in its place.

Meredith Melnick

LOOK: What's Really Inside Your Bug Spray?

HuffingtonPost.com | Meredith Melnick | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

It's the height of summer -- and if you've been spending more time outdoors lately, chances are you've got a few (or more) bug bites to show for your ...

California Official Says Senate Chemical Safety Bill Would 'Cripple' State's Toxics Controls

Alex Formuzis | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has warned Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, ...

Ideologically Contaminated Produce Shopper's Guide Undermines Health

Jeff Stier | Posted 07.03.2013 | Media
Jeff Stier

We will never convince the intransigent ideologues of the error of their ways, but the media can -- and must -- do better at presenting accurate and complete information about pesticides.

The 12 Fruits And Veggies With The Most Pesticides

Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Unless it's smothered in caramel or part of a sugary pie, we can't think of many times when an apple isn't good for you. But the ever-nutritious fruit...

The 15 Fruits & Vegetables Least Contaminated By Pesticides

Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its ninth annual list of fruits and vegetables that are the most and least likely to be contaminate...

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.

Another Environmentalist Apologizes Over GMOs

Ken Cook | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Ken Cook

At the time, it seemed quixotic to campaign against GMOs. The FDA and USDA were blithely rolling on their backs for multinational corporations that were poised to reap billions of dollars in profit from the technology. Now I see the error of my ways.

Parkinson's and Pesticides

Alex Formuzis | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Alex Formuzis

A team of neurologists at UCLA have demonstrated an unsettling link between Parkinson's disease and exposure to a fungicide called benomyl, which was used for decades on wide variety of fruits, vegetables and nuts before being discontinued in 2001.

How To Avoid the Chemicals in our Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest bloggers Sonya Lunder and Alex Formuzis, of the Environmental Working Group A sobering new study has found that along with their food, mos...

Five Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Home Without Freaking Out

Maia James | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Maia James

A week after giving birth to my son, Felix, I was in crisis. Trying to figure out which products -- from teethers to bubble bath to dish soap -- were truly safe and nontoxic was becoming a source of constant stress.