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Have You Checked Your Products for Triclosan?

The FDA has recently updated its patient sheet describing the use of triclosan, an antimicrobial found in the majority of consumer products. Since the 1970s triclosan has been added to many over the counter products including toothpastes, hand soap, body washes, furniture and even toys. 85 more words

Health Wellness Lifestyle

Washing With Soap Nuts

Being a mum running a full house of five people my washing machine is on the go all the time and we go through tonnes of washing detergent and softener in a year.   933 more words


Why regulatory definitions of chemical hazards are important

Some points in favour of the Endocrine Society’s definition of “endocrine disruptor”. Last month, Yannick Vicaire, Chemicals Policy Officer at Réseau Environnement Santé described the gulf between the identification and actual regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals… 1,122 more words

Feature Articles

Sun Screens Always Reduce Cancer?

Most people have enough fear of skin cancer and photo-aging to give tanning salons wide berth, pun intended. But how safe are sunscreens themselves? Weeks after the New York Times exposed the caprice in assignment of sun protection factors (SPF) last year, Sen. 186 more words


Is Your Water Bottle Safe? BPA Dangers

Plastic is one of the defining characteristics of modern life. Try to go a day without using plastic; it’s difficult! The sad truth about plastic products is that they contain chemical components that can harm the environment and your health! 411 more words


BPA Makes Male Mice Less Masculine and Less Appealing to Mates

Mice that were exposed in the womb to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in many plastic products and the linings of food and beverage cans, grew up to be less masculine and less attractive to females, a new… 536 more words


Can Plastic Chemicals Cause Effeminate Behavior in Boys?

Prenatal exposure to common chemicals used to soften plastics may impact boys’ play behavior later in life, according to new research published in the International Journal of Andrology 631 more words