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Nail Polish May Contain Lead

Q: I've been reading about the dangers of nail polish. Are the newer, "green" ones safe? --Shannon, CA A: Are you a nail biter? A nail biter who wears nail polish? That nail biting may lower your I…

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Safer Nail Polish

My daughter is hoping to be pregnant soon, and I am worried about her using nail polish since I heard it is unhealthy for fetuses. Are there any that are safe? My daughter and I have faced the cha…

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Nail Polish Risk: Harming Unborn Boys

A chemical known to harm the male reproductive system is found in many nail and cosmetic products. The plasticizer, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), causes birth defects of testicular atrophy, reduced sperm…

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