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Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Environmental Chemicals May Increase Risk of Thyroid Disease and Thyroid Cancer

Though we may not know how a lot of the toxic chemicals in today’s environments are affecting our health, science has discovered several links between toxic chemicals and thyroid disease or thyroid cancer. What is the thyroid? The thyroid gland, located in the front part of the neck, produces hormones that are responsible for regulating

Hair Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Hair Dyes: How to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure at Home and at Your Salon

A lot of people have been asking me about hair care lately, particularly about toxic hair dyes. What’s safe and what’s not? Why should we be concerned? What sort of salons are likely to be more health conscious? Why Should We Be Concerned About Chemicals in Hair Dyes? It comes down to accumulated toxic exposure.

Toxic Talk and Labels

Toxic Truth: Sweden Considers Ban on BPA…What About the U.S.?

You may have caught some of my previous posts on BPA-bisphenol A, a chemical used to make plastics that’s been linked with breast cancer, prostate cancer, and developmental problems in fetuses and young children.

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Essential Oils: Do I Need to Worry About Hormone Disruption?

At the workshop I presented at Gilda’s Club NYC in October (thank you to everyone who came!), I had several participants ask me about essential oils.