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Lead and Cadmium in Food | Tell Hershey No Lead in Chocolate | As You Sow
Health & Wellness  (tags: lead, cadmium, heavy metals, chocolate, hershey's, petition, food, As You Sow )

- 20 days ago -
Responding to published research showing high levels of heavy metals in commonly eaten food items, As You Sow began extensive independent laboratory testing of 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium. Petition to Hershey link on right.
Is There Lead in Your Lipstick?
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, lipsticks, lead, cosmetic safety, prevention, research, protection, safety )

- 230 days ago -
Why lead is still allowed in lipstick is beyond me. This heavy metal is a toxic chemical, yet it is frequently found in the pigments used to color lipstick and make it shimmer
Please Sign: Get the Lead - and Other Brain-Drainers - Out of Our Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain-drainers, neurotoxins, poisons in schools, Developing brains, lead, fluoride, pesticides, lower IQs, children health, learning, mercury, PCBs, Dr. Grandjean )

- 397 days ago -
Brain poisons children are exposed to today could be harming society for generations to come. But of all the places these brain-drainers don't belong, our schools are full of them. Fluoride and pesticides are now added to the list of the usual suspects.
Bill Moyers: 12 Ways You Can Avoid Toxic Chemicals
Health & Wellness  (tags: toxic chemicals, lead, flame retardant, BPA )

- 676 days ago -'ll probably be wondering what you can do to protect yourself and your family from toxic chemicals. ... become politically involved - join the fight against both chemicals in our environment and money in our political system.
Get the Lead and Arsenic Out of Apple Juice ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, children, apple juice, lead, arsenic, protection )

- 1203 days ago -
Recent tests have exposed dangerous and unacceptable levels of arsenic and lead in the apple juice produced by some of the top selling juice manufactures. It is frightening to think that children, who have an even higher sensitivity to excessive levels
Tell Disney: Get the Lead Out of Disneyland! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Disney, lead, prevention, family )

- 1253 days ago -
For nine months, Disney has known about dozens of lead-tainted brass and stained glass items at Disneyland, yet the company has failed to act to protect children!
Don't Become the Next Victim of Lead Poisoning - Take Action Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: Poisoning, lead, damage, brain, kidneys, nervous system )

- 1617 days ago -
Lead is a poisonous metal that can cause serious negative reactions in the human body. It's been proven to severely damage brain function, the nervous system, and the kidneys. Would you apply a substance with those implications to your face or body?
ACTION ALERT!: Protect Communities From Toxic Coal Ash
Health & Wellness  (tags: coal, ash, dumps, hazardous, arsenic, lead, drinking, water, EPA,, cancer, disabilities, birth defects )

Doing GCS
- 1680 days ago -
Across the country, hazardous materials like arsenic and lead from more than 2,000 coal ash dumps are seeping into drinking water. But the coal industry is fighting hard - without strong public outcry, nothing will change. Sign now to protect your health!
Lead May Be the Culprit in ADHD
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, ADHD, hyperactivity, causes, lead, study, research, prevention, protection, warning, science )

- 1884 days ago -
ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders. Its combination of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity leads to accidental injuries, school failure, substance abuse, antisocial behavior and more.
Consumer Chief Warns: Take Cheap Jewelry From Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, environment, ethics, health, protection, warning, lead, cadmium, children, take care of children )

- 1899 days ago -
The country's top product safety regulator warned parents and caretakers Wednesday to take cheap metal jewelry away from children out of concern they could be exposed to toxic heavy metals such as lead and cadmium. Boycott China products.
Poison Kiss: Lead Alert
Health & Wellness  (tags: usa, australia, woman, lipstick, lead, health, research, prevention, risks, safety )

- 2442 days ago -
WOMEN are being warned about using some lipsticks after concerns were raised several big-name brands could contain lead. The warnings come in the wake of last week's ruling that a class action in the United States against luxury goods giant LVMH - the
Ohio Chemistry Professor Warns That Plastic Easter Eggs Might Have Toxic Lead Levels
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, health, humans, illness, lead, poison for our kids, safety )

- 2565 days ago -
CLEVELAND (AP) _ A chemistry professor who raised an earlier warning flag about toxic lead levels in toy jewelry didn't have to look far for evidence of similar risks in Easter items such as plastic eggs. Thirteen of 45 items purchased off store shelves a
Contact Your Senator Today to Vote YES on Toy Safety Amendment
Health & Wellness  (tags: toys, safety, lead, prevention, children, risks, amendment )

- 2578 days ago -
What started with lead in children's toys has become much more--and forced us all to look more critically at the toys and teethers we buy for our kids. Support the Feinstein amendment.
Spikes in Lead Levels Raise Doubts About Water Line Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, lead, pipes )

- 2587 days ago -
Increases Followed D.C. Agency's Pipe Replacements
Alzheimer's or Long-Ago Lead Poisoning? New Fears for Parents of Kids Exposed to 'Toxic Toys'
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, lead, Alzheimer's, exposure, aging, brain, children, toxic toys, pesticides, mercury )

- 2615 days ago -
Dr. Brian Schwartz is conducting studies on the long-term effects of such environmental toxins as lead, pesticides and mercury.

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