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8 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Feminine Hygiene Products

What you don’t know about your pads and tampons may be hurting you.  Here are 8 things you need to know: 1.  Most pads and tampons contain dioxin residues from bleaching the cotton used to make the…

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Industrial Pollutants Measured in Vegans

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency released their long-awaited health report on dioxin, a class of industrial pollutants of Agent Orange infamy. Dubbed “the most toxic compound synthesized …

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Go PVC-Free for Back-to-School

Parents across the country are stocking up on the latest binders and lunchboxes over the next few weeks. But while it's easy to know the healthiest foods to pack in those lunchboxes, many parents are…

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Safe, Sustainable Fish

The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland most likely had a pretty good reason for being mad—before the use of mercury was banned in the 1940s, hat makers used it in their craft which left many of them dr…

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