Tag Archives: Fertility

Chemical enemy number one: how bad are phthalates really? | The Guardian

Why “no phthalates” is a vital part of our no list! – Name a major public health concern over the past two decades and there’s likely some link to phthalates exposure.In the past few years, researchers have linked phthalates to asthma, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, breast cancer, obesity and type II diabetes, low IQ, neurodevelopmental issues, behavioral […]


Perfect Nails, Poisoned Workers – NYTimes.com

We think steering clear of the stuff is the best choice, especially when you’ve got a little one – A growing body of medical research shows a link between the chemicals that make nail and beauty products useful — the ingredients that make them chip-resistant and pliable, quick to dry and brightly colored, for example […]

Is Your Coffee Maker Toxic? » EcoWatch

Oh dear! We think a good old stove coffee pot works best! – For many people, that rich steaming cup of coffee is an essential part of getting the day off on the right foot. And we’ve learned that drinking coffee (not in excess!) can actually be good for your health. A study published in […]