Just Thursday, the Associated Press reported that FDA spokeswoman Stephanie Yao said evaluating triclosan is "one of the highest priorities" for the agency. Maybe, but a look at the history of the way the FDA and EPA have studied the substance suggests otherwise.
Even if you haven't ever been to Vermont, you've got some Green Mountains in your mind. I know you do. There's that image of a town with candles in windows. There are those trees tapped for sugaring. And there's that swirling nighttime snow.
I arrived at my purpose with an unrivaled passion that ignored the critic of the unsuspecting number of friends who thought the concept of recycling soap was idiotic. We all have a purpose to some degree but many of us forget that the journey is the paved with passion.
One of the dirtiest campaigns in recent memory is over. So let us cleanse ourselves by turning our attention to a new topic: soap. Why? Turns out, it's a green issue, both environmental- and pocketbook-green.
Four million people will die annually from intestinal diseases because of a lack of access to soap and clean water. While we take soap for granted, it's a luxury that's out-of-reach for many across the world.
In an effort to convince women to jump on the bandwagon of antiquated beliefs concerning vaginal cleanliness, Summer's Eve commercials entitled "Hail to the V" now feature a modern, sassy, independent talking-hand vagina.