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Eczema and Dermatitis + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Don’t Stop Now-Our Voices Are Being Heard; Johnson & Johnson Announces Plans to Rid Products of Carcinogens

Friends, I’m here to tell you that when we put our voices together, we can make a difference.

Toxic Talk and Labels

Choosing a Low-Toxic Paint for Your Home

When you think of the worst kind of toxic fumes, paint has to be at the top of the list, right? So if you’re ready to do some remodeling in your house or apartment, are there “greener” options? Fortunately, the market is putting out some green paints that are supposed to be less toxic in

Hands and Feet + Toxic Talk and Labels

Think You’ve Got a Non-Toxic Nail Polish? Check Again!

A recent study has discovered that even nail polishes labeled as “non-toxic” or as being free of certain potentially hazardous chemicals aren’t necessarily telling the truth. What’s going on? Study Shows Some Polishes Mislabeled The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) sampled 25 nail care products available only from nail salons-twelve of which were

Toxic Talk and Labels

3 New Carcinogens Added to Government List: How to Avoid Them

Last summer, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) added eight more substances to their list of carcinogens, which now numbers 240 chemicals and biological agents. Their report on June 10, 2011, identified those agents, substances, mixtures, and exposure circumstances known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. If a substance makes it onto this