Democracy NOW! speaks with Jane Houlihan, vice president for research at the Environmental Working Group and the creator of Skin Deep, an online cosmetics safety database. The database provides safety ratings for more than 62,000 products on the market and receives about one million hits per month. http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com
My hero, Bill Moyer:
My hero Bill Moyer:
“Many organizations in the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition have developed incredible resources to help you live a more healthy, non-toxic life. Here’s a round-up of a few guides worth checking out for tips, expert advice, and even recipes for good food and green cleaners!” Non-Toxic Tips: Our Greatest Hits.
This article is from one of my favorite blogs HealthyChild.org Most conventional mosquito repellents contain DEET. The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has analysed the human health consequences of DEET exposure. Read about it here. DEET-Free Mosquito Repellents That Work | Healthy Child Healthy World.
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why a 1976 toxic chemical law may be putting Americans at risk
Healthy Child is one of the leaders of a growing movement to protect our children from dangerous chemicals. The developing embryo and fetus is extraordinarily and uniquely vulnerable to environmental exposures. The US Centers for Disease Control advises pregnant women to avoid exposure to toxic substances. Here is Healthy Child’s collection of resources to help … Continue reading