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BPA: Can This Chemical Hurt Your Family?

Sloan Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sloan Barnett

Just last April, Canada banned the use of BPA in baby bottles. So why is our government still allowing BPA to be used?

New on Green: Sloan Barnett and Green Goes With Everything

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Arianna Huffington

America is in the midst of an asthma epidemic caused by the explosion of toxins in our environment, an epidemic that has rendered million of children afraid to go out and play without bringing along their inhalers. For many people, the signature image signifying threats to our environment is the disappearing snowcap atop Mt. Kilimanjaro. Sloan Barnett epitomizes the new image. She is a former consumer reporter who became an environmental activist when her son developed asthma. Starting this week, we are delighted to welcome Sloan -- whose book, Green Goes With Everything, has become a best-seller -- as a featured regular on our Green section, blogging about the many ways we can protect ourselves and our families by detoxifying our lives. Check out her first post below.