When it comes to plastic, one can never be too careful! Why it pays to do your research beforehand – The go-to chemical used in BPA-free products is just as dangerous, or even more harmful, than BPA itself, according to a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dozens of studies link […]
How even adults are affected by the chemicals in kids’ products, and why we all need to be a lot more aware of what goes into what we buy – American men, beware: Your long-term reproductive health might be served by ditching the kids’ Christmas toys into the nearest dumpster. Scrutiny of the Federal Register […]
It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.
The same class of chemical is often found in fragrances (which is why we avoid adding fragrances to our products!). Why phthalates really are far too much trouble for what they’re worth – When I asked the lead researcher, Leonardo Trasande from New York University School of Medicine, if the small, clinically insignificant rise in […]
Good old honey and lemon does the trick, we think! – Cough medicines are a waste of money and no better than homemade remedies as there is “weak” evidence that they work, a leading doctor has warned. With syrups costing up to £5 for a small bottle, the industry is worth millions to pharmaceutical firms […]
Why knowing what we bring into the home – especially when you have little ones running around – is so important! – The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk. Although the […]