Category Archives: "Toxic Talk and Labels"
Can common antiperspirants and deodorants cause cancer? What about Alzheimer’s, or other health problems? These are concerns that have persisted over the last decade or so, ever since researchers found traces of aluminum in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Recent research has not been able to confirm an aluminum/Alzheimer’s connection, but neither have
Does it really make a difference when we use safer cosmetics-those that have fewer potentially toxic chemicals? You may have wondered about that. Maybe you’ve been reading labels and looking for companies that are more careful about what they put into their makeup, lotions, creams, and other personal care products. All this takes effort, though,
Are you ready for Halloween? It can be such a fun holiday, right? Even adults enjoy dressing up for a day. But most of us would agree-Halloween is for the kids. Some of us look forward to taking them trick-or-treating, while others enjoy school or community parties where we decorate with black cats and skeletons
We’ve been talking about Breast Cancer Awareness Month here at CV Skinlabs, and no discussion of breast cancer would be complete without reviewing once again the role that environmental risk factors play. We all know there are some toxins in the environment that can increase our risk of cancer, but often we don’t realize what