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Know What's Nasty? Trump's Toxic Impact On Our Children

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Trump seems to have forgotten that women are the majority of voters and that words like that land as gut punches across the nation. But this isn't the first time Trump has been oblivious to the impact of his words.

Americans Speak Out Against Toxic Phthalates in Food

Peter Lehner | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Peter Lehner

(Shutterstock) No matter how healthy your diet, it's nearly impossible to steer clear of toxic chemicals called phthalates. These hormone-disrupting ...

Do Pink Ribbons Cause Cancer?

Jon Whelan | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jon Whelan

I have a confession. I used to be ignorant about the "Cancer Loophole." I thought that if a product was on the store shelf, that meant it was safe. ...

Can Social Media Be Tamed? Is Twitter Toxic?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.17.2016 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Reddit, YouTube, and Twitter have all been the target of passionate groups of users claiming that the sites have embraced censorship. There's a compli...

Fast Fashion Is "Drowning" The World. We Need A Fashion Revolution!

Shuk-Wah Chung | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Shuk-Wah Chung

Every piece of clothing we buy has had an impact on our planet before we even bring it home.

Be Careful Not To Confuse That Toxic Personality For A 'Strong' One

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Abby Rosmarin

"It's not like I agree with everything he says or anything," one friend defended. "But... I like how he presents himself. He has a very strong person...

Making Peace with Bacteria--for Good Health

Lauren Walker | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science
Lauren Walker

With the recent confirmation of the first U.S. case of truly antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, public health officials' concerns regarding ove...

On The Coast Of Sicily, Street Artists Are Creating 'Art Silos'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

They've been here since the 1950s, these silos for wheat and corn on the harbor of Catania on the east coast of the island of Sicily at the foot of Mo...

Our Crazy World Is Making Us Stressed And Sad

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 04.14.2016 | OWN

One day, back when I worked as a nurse, we were perilously understaffed. Alone for a moment, aware of six things I needed to do right then—administe...

Parents Lament Allergy Season In Spot-On Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.01.2016 | Parents

Spring has arrived and brought its less-welcome friend: allergy season. In their latest parody music video, the Holderness family turns Britney Spears...

The 10 Toxic Things You Should Keep Out Of Your Bathroom

Thrillist | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

By: Barbara Woolsey Credit: Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock / Jennifer Bui/Thrillist If there's any means of adulting you should aim to master this...

6 Signs You're in A Toxic Relationship

EBONY.com | Posted 02.24.2017 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

Many of us have been conditioned to believe love is supposed to hurt. I'm not sure where that philosophy came from, but it's alive, well and heavily practiced in relationships all over the world. We stay with people who neglect us, take us for granted and mistreat us. We mask such actions as "growing pains" of the relationship and attribute them to being "just how love is." But love is not pain; it isn't constant disappointment or abuse of any kind. Love is actually the exact opposite.

The Animas River Spill and the Myth of Mine Safety

Joel Reynolds | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
Joel Reynolds

This month the industry's biggest lie -- that it can be trusted with our water -- is once again on display as another mining disaster has spilled millions of gallons of toxic mining waste and chemicals into our streams, rivers and lakes.

Even Indoor Cats Can Be Exposed to Lawn Chemicals

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
Dr. Karen Becker

Signs that your cat may have been exposed to toxic lawn chemicals include drooling, tearing of the eyes, excessive urination, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, weakness, dizziness, muscle twitching, difficulty breathing, unsteady gait and collapse.

How To Protect Yourself From Narcissistic Family Members

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.18.2015 | OWN

It's one thing to cross paths with a narcissist every once in a while, but when the self-centered offender is actually a loved one, it can make you dr...

Britney Spears Sends Sweet Message To Teen Who Recovered From Stroke Dancing To ‘Toxic’

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.03.2015 | Good News

A young teen is dancing her way to recovery. Maegan Johnson took to Facebook early last month to share a personal post about an aneurysm and stroke s...

The Senate's 'Chemical Safety' Myths

Michael Green | Posted 05.29.2016 | Green
Michael Green

The Senate is poised to adopt a "chemical safety" bill (S. 697) that is fully supported by the chemical industry -- the same companies that have fought for decades against any restrictions on their toxic products.

How To Avoid Toxic Friendships

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 05.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Erris Langer Klapper

We tell our teens to surround themselves with true friends who promote positivity and healthy self-esteem. Shouldn't we practice what we preach? Spring is here, and it's the perfect time for taking emotional stock and ridding ourselves of winter's cobwebs.

The Reality of Making Progressive Change in Washington

Keith Gaby | Posted 05.16.2015 | Green
Keith Gaby

So we're left with a dilemma. Support a big improvement over current law even though it's imperfect, or say we won't stand for the shortcomings and forgo any change.

Is Your Guy Ghosting You?

Debra Rogers | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

If all you're hearing is static, then it's probably time to delete his number, because he's finished. Don't be a fool; drop the ghoul. In this case, silence is golden, because you are free to strike up a conversation with a better guy.

Hall of SHAME? We Have a Winner!

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 10.22.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Please vote for Chevron in the 2014 Corporate Hall of Shame today! Reposted from the Eye On The Amazon There are many corporations worthy of being c...

For Chemical Companies, Distrust Breeds Change

Michael Green | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Green

All of us together can continue to bring change to corporate America, and perhaps one day chemical companies will no longer be on the list of least trusted businesses.

Sunne's Gift's: 10 Reasons Why All Little Black Girls Should Rock Natural Hair

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

I have a four year-old and a one year-old and I can't imagine putting a relaxer in their hair because, like most kids their ages, they are busy-bodies. My mother relaxed my hair when I was four years old and my sister got her first relaxer when she was three. It really boggles my mind now.

Bakken Trains

J Henry Fair | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green
J Henry Fair

There has been an alarming rise in the incidence of train accidents in the last two years involving the derailment of tanker cars carrying crude oil, spilling large volumes of toxic crude oil into waterways.

Who's Bribin' Who?

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 05.28.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that.