Youâve heard of the dangers of lead-based paint, which the U.S. federal government officially banned from use in households in 1978, but did you know you might still be exposed to lead from the beauty products youâre using on a daily basis? Thatâs why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new regulations […]
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Are Heavy Metals Hurting Your Body?
My dad is currently recovering from his second hip replacement surgery in the last two years. He was in a motorcycle accident when he was younger and the combination of the accident and natural aging meant it was time for a new hip. His initial surgery was in 2012. His recovery was not quick and […]
10 Tips for Choosing Safe Toys this Holiday Season
How much time do you spend looking at the labels, fine-print, age-limit, and instructions when buying Christmas toys for children? Although many parents are very cautious about what they buy and give their children during the holiday season, many don’t take into consideration the simple safety hazards of many toys. As part of the Consumer […]
Have I Poisoned My Child?
Opening an email to read that my baby son, barely nine months old, had lead in his blood left me feeling like I had somehow failed the little guy. The email from our doctor said his level was not dangerously high, barely noticeable, really. But it was high enough to suggest there is an environmental […]