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How to Make Your Own Natural Household Cleaners

If you’re making the push towards a more natural lifestyle, you may be interested to know that you can actually make your own chemical-free household cleaners at home. Commercial cleansers are often laden with chemical...

10 Commonly Eaten Foods So Dangerous They Are Banned in Other Countries

Vegan, vegetarian or meat-eater – we all agree that we shouldn’t be putting dangerous chemicals into our bodies. It’s just common sense. So it seems logical to think that if a food is banned in one...
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4 Everyday Chemicals That Are Bad For Your Brain

Eating whole foods is the best recipe for a healthy brain, as it minimizes your chances of consuming chemicals that are bad for your brain’s health. But whether it’s due to laziness, a busy schedule, a...
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The All So Dreaded “Red List”

So what exactly is the "Red List"? Red List items are materials composed of harmful chemicals that have a negative impact on living things. So many of these items have been, or are still being...
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New Wristband Could Tell You When Your Environment is Toxic

Before air-monitoring systems existed, canaries were used to keep those charged with digging deep below safe. If the canary suddenly dropped dead, the miners harvesting coal from the Earth’s crust knew they were next, and...
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Man-Made Chemicals Partially Responsible For Some Cancers, Study Says

A U.N.-sponsored study has concluded that man-made chemicals that are used in everyday products, called EDCs, are responsible for birth deformities, hormonal cancers, and psychiatric diseases. Moreover, EDCs have been linked to a decline in...
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The Sounds of Science

It’s easy to detect the differences in air quality using some senses: like downtown core quality dirtied up with gasoline and cigarettes versus the smells of fresh cut grass and laid fertilizer way out...
Test It Maybe

“Test It, Maybe” Raises Awareness For Safe Chemicals Act

The internet is filled with parodies of Carly Rae Jepsen's hit "Call Me, Maybe" but the most recent parody from the League of Conservation Voters might be the first that calls for change, specifically, chemical reform. [youtube...
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BPA in our bodies may be passed down to our children

There is new research to suggest that bisphenol-A (BPA) may damage us in ways that are transmitted generation after generation, affecting not only us but also our descendants. BPA is the chemical found in some...
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Johnson & Johnson Pledges To Remove Questionable Chemicals

Johnson & Johnson recently announced that it will stop, or reduce use of, several chemicals (including 1,4-dioxane, formaldehyde, parabens, triclosan, and certain phthalates) in beauty and personal care products. The company, whose products are sold...

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