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The Scariest Thing This Halloween May Be In Your Kids' Makeup

Amy Ziff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Amy Ziff

Lead, regardless of the level, is found in makeup around the country. Even in makeup intended for kids. Halloween can be an opportunity for toxic mayhem OR it can be an opportunity to learn, educate and buy carefully.

The Future of Nicotine Addiction: When Smokers Become Vapers

Brent Green | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Brent Green

The nation's tobacco industry is facing one monumental impediment to future growth: a shrinking (and dying) customer base of cigarette smokers.

To Fight Breast Cancer, Ribbons Should Mean Carcinogen-Free

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

This year, the Breast Cancer Fund's "Prevention is Power" campaign is designed to take consumers beyond pink ribbons and toward understanding how to reduce toxic chemical exposures that are linked to the disease.

LA Unified School District Bans Foam Lunch Trays: Superintendent Cites Environment and Health of Students

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The students took collective action to request a ban on polystyrene food trays after they learned during a class trip to a Los Angeles recycling center that food contaminated polystyrene does not get recycled; instead it goes straight to the dump.

Autism and Chemicals, Cancer Report Under Fire and Kudos!

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Congratulations to these amazing visionaries; we are so grateful for their support and thankful as they continue to expand the healthy parenting movement!

Earth Week is for Mothers

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Earth Week started Sunday and there's nothing more powerful than moms doing their part for the Earth.

WATCH: Cola-Quaffing Chemist Explains Changing Chemistry Of Coke, Pepsi

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Science

Cola chemistry is changing. Consumers may not notice any difference, but Coca-Cola and Pepsi are adjusting their colas in order to avoid having to lab...

Cancer Risk Factors: 10 Things Women Should Keep in Mind

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

More and more women are being diagnosed with breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and uterine cancer.

California Is for Plovers, Not Polystyrene

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The hope in roping off sections of plover habitat in Malibu Lagoon is that we will be able to share the beach with our feathered friends and that the plovers will nest and reproduce.

Chicken Skin Has 32 Times As Much HCA As Hot Dogs

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Studies have shown that people who consume large amounts of HCAs in meat products show an increased risk of stomach, colon and breast cancers.

Nuclear Power Ambivalence: the Fears and the Facts

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

Germany's ambivalence about nuclear power, common in many developed countries, is again on display following the decision by Chancellor Merkel and the...

Cancer Panel Warning: Babies Born Pre-Polluted

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

According to a new report by the President's Cancer Panel, researchers have found 300 contaminants -- industrial chemicals, pesticides and pollutants -- in the umbilical cord blood of babies.

Radiation, DU and Burn Pits -- Iraq's Cancer: "America's Gift That Keeps Giving"

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
R. B. Stuart

Memorial Day makes us remember that no matter how many wars, generations and decades go by, we as a human race never seem to learn.

Leukemia: A Soldiers Souvenir From the Burn Pits of Iraq

R. B. Stuart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
R. B. Stuart

Although SSG. Steven Ochs seemed impenetrable, he could not sidestep the invisible weapon that would course through his bloodstream five months after his third tour ended.