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22 Freaky Facts About Plastic Pollution

We can't seem to escape plastic... it's everywhere. And we can't escape plastic pollution, either. Plastic is literally at my fingertips all day long. Plastic keyboard. Plastic framed computer…

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BPA-Free Plastic Is Toxic, Too. Here are Some Good Alternatives

I've been waiting for the other shoe to drop ever since I first learned about the dangers of BPA (bisphenol-A) a few years back. So when I saw this eye-opening Mother Jones article, The Scary New Evid…

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Condoms & Climate Change?

Turns out, a condom a day can keep climate change at bay A solution to easing the effects of global climate change may be one that is not often discussed—voluntary family planning. At a recent t…

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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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3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore, civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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Overwhelmed With Beauty Products? These Tools May Help

It can be overwhelming to search for new beauty products. The back panels of most products can resemble the classwork of a graduate chemistry class. Being health-minded, it can be a huge obstacle to f…

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples.  Here's an expansion on…

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The Human Face of Chemical Exposure

When something big and unexpected happens to you, when you get your socks knocked off and aren't sure you'll be able to find them any time soon, when you find yourself overwhelmed in a way you've neve…

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Toxins Linked to Belly Fat and Obesity

Are plastics thwarting your best weight loss efforts? A new study from Harvard School of Public Health and published in the journal Environmental Health found that commonly-found toxins in plastics ar…

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