Tag Archives: Household Health & Safety

Research Shows Link Between Ibuprofen Use and Gut Disease – The Daily Beast

Worrying link between the use of painkillers like ibuprofen and gut diseases (which are so common these days!) – For people with celiac disease, consuming gluten triggers an immune response in the digestive system. This response causes inflammation of the intestines, which leads to bloating, diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, and damage of the intestinal lining. […]

Antimicrobial Ingredient in Soaps and Toothpastes Spurs Breast Cancer Cell Growth : Nature World News

Good old soap (Castile soap preferably!) and water works great, without the need for any strange additives! – The antimicrobial ingredient triclosan, used in soaps, toothpastes and other products, as well as the commercial substance octylphenol, promoted the growth of human breast cancer cells in lab dishes and breast cancer tumors in mice. The findings, […]

The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains – The Atlantic

Scary but important to read! What’s in and around the products we use everyday… Which is why we always say, get to know what’s in the stuff you use, and who’s making it! – Last month, more research brought concerns about chemical exposure and brain health to a heightened pitch. Philippe Grandjean, Bellinger’s Harvard colleague, […]