The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains
Leading scientists recently identified a dozen chemicals as being responsible for widespread behavioral and cognitive problems. But the scope of the chemical dangers in our environment is likely even greater. Why children and the poor are most susceptible to neurotoxic exposure that may be costing the U.S. billions of dollars and immeasurable peace of mind.
27 Chemical-Free Recipes for DIY Spring Cleaning
While it might be tempting to spray your whole place with bleach (that makes things "clean," right?), a lot of common household cleaning products are actually pretty toxic to our health.
Report Finds Toxins/Carcinogens in Popular Brands of Toothpaste - Cornucopia Institute
Scorecard Identifies the “Dirtiest” and Safest, Even Organic, Alternatives The latest report by The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog,
Dirty Dozen Endocrine Disruptors
There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential hormones; accumulating in organs that produce hormones. Here are 12 of the worst hormone disrupters, how they do their dirty deeds, and some tips on how to…
Tip 3 - Pick plastics carefully
Our homes are filled with plastics, and most of us don't really know what they're made of -- or whether they're safe. EWG has put together these tips to help you choose better plastics and plastic alternatives for your family:
10 Hidden Sources of Endocrine Disruptors – And How to Avoid Them
One sobering fact of modern life: endocrine disrupters are everywhere. Many of these toxins either block or promote estrogen and other hormones, so either way, they throw off your hormonal balance.
Study Links Childhood Cancer and In-Home Pesticide Use
A new study by Harvard researchers provides disturbing evidence that children’s exposure to household insecticides is linked to higher risks of childhood leukemia and lymphoma, the most common cancers in children. The analysis also found an association between use of outdoor herbicides to lawns and gardens and higher risks of leukemia.
10 Common Toxins Linked to ADHD and Autism
Marketers and industry professionals like to tell us that advancements in the world of chemistry have made our lives easier and healthier, but there's much evidence to the contrary. In fact, there is growing evidence that many of these chemicals have neurotoxic properties and may even be related to neurobehavioral developmental problems such as attention …
Beginner's Guide to Toxic Mold - Paradigm Change
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epSoo0wCi3EThis page presents a selection of information resources designed to give those just learning about mold-related illness the information that t