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Lead Poisoning Threshold Lowered By CDC, Five Times More Children Now Considered At Risk | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green

The number of children considered at risk of lead poisoning jumped by more than five-fold on Wednesday, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Obama's First 100 Days: Restoring the Good Name of the U.S.

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The task awaiting Obama was massive. And yet, there is a rush to decide how he's doing after 100 days. Donnie Walsh gets two years to revive the Knicks, but the president only gets 100 days to fix the country?

Motorcycle's Lead Law Pain: New Rule Hurts Bike Companies

AP | LEE LOGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Larry Neill has $118,000 worth of small motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles sitting on his lot in Missouri's capital city...

Birth Defects Surge in a Toxic World

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

According to the March of Dimes, 1 in 33 babies born in the US have a birth defect -- about twice as many as in China.

What's for Dinner? Lead and Antifreeze -- Yum!

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Over the past couple of months, melamine has been heavy in the headlines... dairy products manufactured in China were intentionally contaminated with the chemical.


Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like the Chinese, Obama is a Communist. So you know what that means, right? Obama not only shared his toys, but he, like the Chinese, first tainted them with lead paint.

Bipartisan Support for our Children -- It Has Happened!

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

The final day of July 2008 may go down in history as the moment the tides of democracy shifted away from corporate cronyism and back to the people.

China Blasts Obama Over Call For Chinese Toy Ban

CNN | Emily Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Angry Chinese officials are taking aim at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama over his statement that he would "stop the import of all toys...

Overwhelmed By Toy Recalls? Buy Video Games

Los Angeles Times | Alex Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Kathleen Buczko, a mother of three, is the toy industry's Grinch this year. She plans to cut her spending on toys by 25%. To the video game industry,...

What Toys Are Safe?

CBS Early Show | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hannah Storm speaks with Julie Vallese from the Consumer Product Safety Commission about which products are actually safe in the midst of toy recalls ...

CA Sues Mattel, 19 Other Stores Over Lead-Tainted Toys

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California Attorney General Jerry Brown on Monday sued 20 companies, including Mattel Inc. and Toys "R" Us, claiming they sold toys containing "unlawf...

More Retailers Find Lead-Contaminated Toys In Inventory

The New York Times | ERIC LIPTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Major American retailers, including Target, Limited Too and Dollar General, have found more lead-contaminated children's products in their inventories...

Want Safer Toys? Be Prepared For Price Hikes

AP | Anne D'Innocenzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Someone is going to have to pay all the extra costs of making toys safer. For now, toy makers and retailers are sharing the burden, but that's only e...

Disney To Start Testing Own Toys For Lead Paint

New York Times | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reacting to three separate recalls of Mattel toys found to contain unsafe levels of lead paint, The Walt Disney Company said it would begin its own te...