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FAIL! Neurotoxins, Our Brains and the Limitations of Scientific Testing

Below are 3 detailed reports on neurotoxic chemicals and their effects on our bodies. I’d argue that in light of the fact that we are polluted, the system as it is has failed us. I mean, the contributing products are … Continue reading

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DEET Study Raises Worry about Toxicity in Humans: New Study Says. I Say, “Who Cares?” And Alternatives

DEET’s chemical name is N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide. The US Army was the first to use DEET and it was made available to the public in 1957. The EPA deemed DEET to be safe for adults and children as long as it’s used … Continue reading

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Live Call-in Talkcast with Stacy Malkan, Author of Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of The Beauty Industry

Next Week on Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast: Guest: Stacy Malkan is co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and author of “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry”. When? Tuesday, June 9 at … Continue reading

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Environmental Defence and Others Urge Johnson and Johnson to Remove Harmful Chemicals from Baby Products

2009 May 26 Johnson & Johnson Urged to Make Safer Baby Products Environmental Defence, Breast Cancer Action Montreal, and more than 40 US groups urge company to remove harmful chemicals from their products Toronto/San Francisco – Environmental Defence and Breast … Continue reading

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Healthytoys.org – A Tool to Help Find Healthy, Less Toxic Toys

Want to know how much bromine is in a WII? Which bracelets contain lead? Which toys are free of certain harmful chemicals? I’m adding this website to the tools section. From the Healthytoys.org Website: The U.S. government doesn’t require full … Continue reading

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Syncrude and 1600 Ducks

I live with birds and when I heard about the number of ducks killed in the tailings ponds created by Syncrude, this image popped into my head. I made it into a t-shirt if anyone else thinks it’s got some … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Ozone Generators- Stay Away!

As we become aware of the fact that indoor air quality can be compromised by dust, mold, bacteria, chemical pollutants and other contaminants, we go into the jungle of air cleaners, purifiers and filters. One type of so called cleaner … Continue reading

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