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articles by: Healthy Child Healthy World

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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16 Steps to a Non-Toxic Summer

How is it that summer is already half over? If you haven't had a moment to catch fireflies yet, chances are you soon will. To wish you the happiest of summers, we've compiled our favorite Healthy Chil…

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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Check out this new infographic based on Healthy Child Healthy World's latest free e-book (Easy Steps to Eating Healthy & Safe Foods). The infographic contains details and statistics about just how…

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Repel Ticks & Bugs Without DEET

Warm weather brings more than ice cream and beaches. It also brings swarms of biting bugs. Families will do just about anything to stop bugs from ruining their summer or vacation fun. The trick is to…

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12 Tips for Choosing Greener & Safer Toys

You're probably careful about avoiding choking hazards and other common safety issues with toys, but did you know there are a wide variety of synthetic chemicals and heavy metals that could be in them…

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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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Kara Foran

Kara is an editor for Care2's Healthy Living. She's happiest when engaging with creative, bright and loving people--whether they are the stranger on... more

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