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Natural Head Lice Treatment

Natural Head Lice Treatment

Most parents dread lice - the pesky little critters that love to set up house in our children’s hair.  We dread even the word...
EWG Releases Online Cleaning Products Guide

EWG Releases Online Cleaning Products Guide

Chances are great that if you use conventional household cleaners, they contain toxic ingredients. It is difficult to determine exactly what ingredients many cleaners...
Cell Phone Use In Pregnancy & Hyperactivity

Cell Phone Use In Pregnancy & Hyperactivity

Yale School of Medicine researchers found that exposure to radiation from using cell phones while pregnant affects the brain development of fetuses, and could...
Borax Isn't Really a Safe Household Cleaner

Borax Isn’t Really a Safe Household Cleaner

I've used Borax for countless functions over the years, including as part of a paste (with some added water) to scrub the tub. 20 Mule...
Listen to Those Pregnancy Cravings

Listen to Those Pregnancy Cravings

Yesterday it was pickles and ice cream, and today it's a chocolate and egg sandwich. When those pregnancy cravings kick into full gear, there's...
Sustained Stress Increases Risk of Miscarriage

Sustained Stress Increases Risk of Miscarriage

In an effort to study whether stress plays a significant role in miscarriages, researchers went to the heart of sustained stress, in two towns...
Early Detection for Newborns at Risk of Autism

Early Detection for Newborns at Risk of Autism

Early detection of autism is important, and there may be a way to detect if a newborn is at risk. Researchers at the Yale...
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Edible & Cosmetic Toy Products Sold at Toys “R” Us Contain Dangerous Chemicals References

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - Endocrine Disruptors http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/endocrine/ American Heart Association - Trans Fats http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/FatsAndOils/Fats101/Trans-Fats_UCM_301120_Article.jsp Living in Color: The Potential Dangers of Artificial Dyes http://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelhennessey/2012/08/27/living-in-color-the-potential-dangers-of-artificial-dyes/ David Pollack http://www.justaskdavid.com Cancer.org http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens EPA CDC http://www.cdc.gov/biomonitoring/phthalates_factsheet.html PVC http://www.pvc.org/en/p/plasticisers Scent of Danger http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/toxic-perfumes-and-colognes/ FDA...