We cannot continue to play Russian Roulette with our kids' lives. polychlorinated biphenyls must be remediated quickly and efficiently from New York's schools.
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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.
As consumers, we are left to defend ourselves armed only with unintelligible ingredient labels and confusing news reports about what parts per billion of something can cause cancer or Alzheimer's.
Many of the things we use every day such as creams, lotions, shampoos and makeup contain ingredients such as parabens and phthalates. Check the toxicity levels of any products you are using.
The FDA doesn't recommend avoiding any particular food to limit dioxin exposure other than its generally recommended diet. Of course there's the option of going vegan, the diet found to have the lowest exposure to dioxins.
Though Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is among the most common medical problems in the country, it's not a disease you're likely to find celebrities speaking out for.
By guest blogger Cassidy Randall. Cassidy coordinates efforts to mobilize and engage women at Women's Voices for the Earth. She developed the Green Cl...
Here we are at the end of October, with another Breast Cancer Awareness month coming to a close. As a breast cancer survivor, I welcome attention bein...
Hold your nose and run for cover!
Many people think that waste from mining, nuclear power, and even sewage is out of sight, out of mind. Not so much...
We all either know someone who's had cancer, or we know a child who has asthma, or we know someone who suffers from heart disease.
Water isn't only important for how much of it there is, but for what it does, namely transporting nutrients, dispensing of waste and converting food into energy through a process called hydrolysis.
Medical care must include general lifestyle guidance--the mandates to eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise--individually tailored for both the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.
As girls are showing signs of puberty at younger and younger ages, researchers are beginning to examine the link between cosmetics ingredients that mimic the effect of estrogen and premature puberty.
As the masses dig their graves with their teeth, the truths about emotional eating are droned out by the dietary white noise of weight-loss fads and fuzzy nutritional science.
Recently, Ashton Kutcher announced on Twitter that he was undertaking the Master Cleanse. Unfortunately, the "detox" diet theory is just not supported by any facts.
Improving supply chain communication and chemical information sharing will allow for businesses to make informed and cost-effective decisions about the chemicals incorporated into their products.
After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.
Whether the business community will go willingly remains to be seen, but the case for industry support for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 is extremely powerful.
The latest Frontline made parents' decisions harder and did nothing except regurgitate old news about vaccines and autism. Parents and children deserve far better from PBS.
Politics Daily reported Friday that scientists have found signs of another potential threat to our soldiers in Afghanistan: high levels of environmental toxins that can cause brain damage.
AGADIR, Morocco — Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth's oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy...
The FDA has taken no regulatory action whatsoever over the last six decades, to protect the public from unknowing exposures to a wide range of toxic ingredients.
In today's blog I want to explain what glutathione is, why it's important, and give you 9 tips that will help you optimize your glutathione levels and protect help yourself from chronic illness.
The exposure to BPA from canned food "is far more extensive" than from plastic bottles, said Shanna Swan, a professor and researcher at the University...
A Belgian study finds that bicyclists on urban streets inhale tens of millions of toxic nanoparticles with each breath, taking in five times as much a...
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