You Are Using 168 Chemicals On Your Body Daily

If you’re a human woman who regularly bathes and wears makeup, you are, as a result, slathering yourself in approximately 168 chemicals a day. Do you care? I’m not sure if I do. I mean, throw a couple more hundred chemicals in there and who knows? Maybe we’ll all become Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or whatever their… »4/29/15 3:40pm4/29/15 3:40pm

Surprise! Almost None of Your Household Chemicals Have Been Tested for Safety

The New York Times featured a fairly horrifying report on Saturday about the supposedly rigorous testing household chemicals have to undergo before they’re deemed safe for public consumption, revealing that the testing isn’t actually all that rigorous. Even as we dally on the Internet, our homes could be stocked full… »4/14/13 3:30pm4/14/13 3:30pm

Johnson & Johnson Gently Poisons Babies With Its Shampoo

Moms who buy special shampoo for their babies probably assume that they aren't rubbing carcinogens into their precious child's head during every bath. If they live in the U.S., there's a good chance they're wrong. Health and environmental groups have been pressuring Johnson & Johnson to remove two potentially… »11/01/11 11:25am11/01/11 11:25am