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How to Tackle a Mold Problem

If you're doing a home improvement project, there are many hazards to be aware of before you start—from lead in paint to radon in your basement. So it's a good idea to always test before you start the…

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Pregnant? Avoid These Toxic Products

Congrats on your pregnancy! Some time in these 40 weeks (give or take) you may find yourself in dire need of pampering. We get it. But do a little research before you fix your hair or even book a mass…

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8 Dangerous Ways Your Home Probably Isn’t ‘Greenproofed’

What family doesn’t childproof? Shortly after you get a positive pregnancy test, you start to notice all there is to do—electrical outlets to cover, cleaning product and medicine cabinets to lock, and…

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Pregnant? Trying To Get Pregnant? Get A Blood Lead Test!

Oh the many steps to take to safeguard your growing baby while pregnant! While most of us consider factors like eating well and getting enough sleep, far too often critical environmental factors are o…

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A New Study Shows Real Costs of Toxins

In environmental health circles, 2014 is being heralded as the year America’s 40-year-old chemical regulations will at long last be reformed. One typical complaint heard in the struggle to pass the Ch…

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How to Make 2014 the Year of Chemical Safety

At Healthy Child Healthy World, we often find ourselves asking how the world became filled with so many unchecked chemical dangers—and ones that are particularly unsafe for children. One key reason is…

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5 Tips to Survive the In-Laws and Grandparents This Holiday Season

The holidays are coming ... along with all of the trappings (as in visits with relatives). These can be tricky no matter what, but especially for those of us devoted to green living with relatives and…

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Has the Toxic Tide Turned This Holiday Season?

Shopping season is officially upon us. Even if your family is anti-consumerism, some time between Black Friday and 2014, you might find yourself in a big store buying presents. And you might find your…

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5 Ways to Green Your Child’s School

By Healthy Child Healthy World Does it pain you to walk through your child's school and see just one recycling bin? Or maybe pesticide use in the school cafeteria or on the grounds is your greatest…

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These Toxic Substances May Be Lurking in Your Child’s Classroom

By Healthy Child Healthy World According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than half of America's 115,000 schools have poor indoor quality. Toxic substances lurk in everything from…

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about Healthy Child Healthy World

For more than 20 years Healthy Child Healthy World , a non-profit whose mission is to empower families to make better, safer choices, has been protecting children from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals. We are seeing increased evidence of the impact of these chemicals found in everyday products on children’s health. Through evidence-based information and up to date resources and programs, we help families, promote solutions, and influence policy.

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