Phthalates are chemicals used in plastics and other consumer goods. The latest research suggests numerous negative health consequences associated with their exposure.
Usually when we think about clothing, we think about fashion. However, clothing may also be a significant source of chemical exposures to ourselves and to the environment.
Mercury is one of the most toxic substances known. Knowing how to minimize everyday exposures can be important for maintaining long-term health.
In the United States, around 25% of homes present risks for lead exposure. Children are especially at risk, and preventing exposure can help to protect you and your family's health.
BPA and BPA-free plastic bottles and containers are commonly sold for food and beverages. Do these plastics have health risks?