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Endocrine disruptors. Hormone disruptors. Why should you care? What is the Endocrine System? Inside your body, you have a system that controls your growth and development, moods, metabolism, sexual function, sleep, immune function, and more. Called the “endocrine system,” it’s made of up glands that secrete chemicals called “hormones” into the bloodstream and surrounding tissues.
We’ve talked about the dangers of air fresheners in previous posts. Today, I’d like to focus on Febreze Air Effects, a Proctor & Gamble product advertised as making odors, no matter how offensive, disappear. A test by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that this product, like most synthetic air fresheners, releases a number of
For years those of us concerned about reducing the toxic load we’re all carrying everyday have been pushing to get BPA out of our daily products. A chemical used to make plastics, BPA has been linked to breast cancer, prostate cancer, hormone disruption, developmental problems, neural and behavioral effects in infants and children, and more.
October swamped the market with pink. Some companies had the best intentions in donating funds for breast cancer research, but others seem to have their wires crossed. Take Progresso Soup, for example. Go to your local grocery store before the month is out and you are likely to find pink ribbons on the cans. These