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Children's Health Gets the Spotlight at Annual Gala

LuxEco Living | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
LuxEco Living

By Megan Boyle, Editorial Director, Healthy Child Healthy World Reproduced with the permission of the Environmental Working Group

The Truth Behind 'Organic' Cosmetics

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
LuxEco Living

Ask yourself why you're looking for organic products in the first place. Do you associate "organic" with other terms like "healthy" or "safe?" It's not necessarily so. An organically grown plant ingredient could cause skin allergies, for example.

The Trouble With Disinfecting Wipes

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living
LuxEco Living

In certain places, such as hospitals, disinfectants are essential to protect human health. But what about your kitchen counters and schools?

Feeding Infants While Flying

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

For parents, feeding a new baby can feel like a full-time job. Add to that the stress and complications of airplane travel, and it can feel like a downright headache, whether you're breast- or bottle-feeding.

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!

Coworth Park Ascot England: LuxEcoLiving's Best Equestrian Hotel in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 02.26.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World "One of the most beautiful experiences of our lives! The Dorchester...

Inhabitable Space Frames Create Affordable Cloud Center Communites

LuxEco Living | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
LuxEco Living

Mickey Jacob President of FAIA believes that "a radical transformation in the way we design cities is needed. Today, residents, many city dwellers are being pushed out of gentrifying neighborhoods and into the suburbs

Nina Montée Karp to Receive Healthy Child Healthy World Lifetime Achievement Award

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.20.2014 | Impact
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief LuxEcoLiving co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Nina Montée Karp is the youngest person to receive ...

Healthy Child Healthy World Takes Center Court for Championing Children's Health

LuxEco Living | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder of Healthy Child Healthy World and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving The Hamptons, Long Island New York, Los Angeles and Sa...

Your Life Is the Lab: Toxic Chemicals in 5 Unexpected Places

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

When your child has a chronic health condition that threatens his life and well-being, you gain a sharp perspective on what's important in life.

Graco Commits to Banning Toxic Flame Retardants from Children's Products

Margie Kelly | Posted 09.18.2012 | Parents
Margie Kelly

We've got great news today! Graco, one of the nation's largest children's products manufacturers, has committed to banning four of the most toxic flame retardants from all of their products.

Push a Stroller; Change the World

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 01.01.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

On November 10th, Stroller Brigades will take place in Delaware, Idaho, Arkansas, Virginia, Rhode Island and California; more will be announced in the next few weeks. Can you find one close to you -- or set one up yourself -- and walk with us?

The Low-Down on Lice

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.07.2011 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

It's back to school month and, as any experienced parent will tell you, that means one thing. During four out of the last five Septembers, at least one of my three kids has come down with lice.

Product Labeling Secrets

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Is the oil you're sautéing with "all-natural" or is it tainted by GMOs? Is that sea bass you're eating sustainable or has it been over-fished nearly to extinction? Even if you read the labels, you might not know.

All I Need Is the Air That I Breathe

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

There's not a lot more important to parents than loving their children and making sure they have clean air to breathe. Which is why this week's virtual deluge of clean air information is so important -- and scary.

What's with This Weather?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 10.05.2011 | Impact
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Tornadoes, fires and floods, oh my! Who knows what's going on with this crazy weather we're having? Some may point to climate change, but here at Heal...

For Colette: The Flower That Shattered the Stone

Nancy Chuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nancy Chuda

At the age of four, Colette was diagnosed with Wilm's tumor, a rare form of cancer. Parents Jim and Nancy Chuda labored to beat the cancer, but lost their daughter one year later.

Up in Smoke: The Reality of Preventing Fire Deaths

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

Generally, I'm a strong advocate for prevention. But what happens when your method of prevention creates its own set of risks? This is increasingly the case with flame retardants.

Chemicals and Our Endangered Children

Larry Eason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry Eason

Children are particularly vulnerable to toxic chemicals

Toxins Impair Children's Neurological Development -- And A 10-Step Program To Stop It

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

Three new studies from just the past week add to the growing laundry list of evidence linking every day toxic exposures and neurodevelopmental impacts in children.

Parents of America: WAKE UP! Our Kids are Sick

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christopher Gavigan

For almost 20 years, the nonprofit Healthy Child Healthy World has witnessed millions of parents learn that their homes, their environments, and their bodies have been contaminated by toxic chemicals.

Memo to Capitol Hill: Want to Save the Country $5 Billion? Thought So.

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christopher Gavigan

Over 30 years ago Congress passed the Toxic Substances Control Act to protect health and the environment. It was a regulatory system written based on our scientific knowledge then. But we know much more now.

The Tide Turns: At Long Last, Federal Chemical Regulation Given Priority

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christopher Gavigan

It's special when an advocate bears witness to a tidal shift in attitude and action around a cause. I experienced just that when EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced recently that her agency, with the White House, is ready to get tough on toxic chemicals.

Schwarzenegger's new "Benign by Design" Platform

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Schwarzenegger announced a partnership between California and Denmark to rotect consumers against chemical exposure. Congress should look to California for an example of proactive action and prioritizing human health.

Chemicals In Everyday Products Turning Boys Into Girls?

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

A new report from the Danish Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), highlights the critical risks facing toddlers from gender bending chemicals in everyday products.