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29

Mar

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heavenWhile it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous. A new study, however, uncovers serious health effects tied to in-pool tinkles.

Study finds chlorinated pools and pee are a match made in harmful gas heaven
While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous. A new study, however, uncovers serious health effects tied to in-pool tinkles.

07

Mar

New bracelets can detect people’s chemical exposuresThe popular silicone wristbands are ideal for monitoring chemical exposure since, like human cells, they don’t let go of toxins easily.

New bracelets can detect people’s chemical exposures
The popular silicone wristbands are ideal for monitoring chemical exposure since, like human cells, they don’t let go of toxins easily.

26

Feb

How to clean your entire kitchen using pantry ingredientsUse these natural ingredients to clean your kitchen from top to bottom.

How to clean your entire kitchen using pantry ingredients
Use these natural ingredients to clean your kitchen from top to bottom.

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receiptsThe chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

BPA exposure: It’s also absorbed from receipts
The chemical is often absorbed through food packaging, but a new study shows that increased levels can result from handling thermal receipt paper.

25

Feb

How lawn chemicals and herbicides affect dogsStudies indicate possible link between common lawn treatment spray and bladder cancer in dogs.

How lawn chemicals and herbicides affect dogs
Studies indicate possible link between common lawn treatment spray and bladder cancer in dogs.

12

Feb

How to clean your house with only 1 productOur writer found an all-purpose cleaner for everything from the kitchen sink to dirty grout, without making his house smell like a chemical explosion.

How to clean your house with only 1 product
Our writer found an all-purpose cleaner for everything from the kitchen sink to dirty grout, without making his house smell like a chemical explosion.

10

Feb

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Margaret and Katherine give up shampoo for a month, with mixed results. Read more: The “No Shampoo” experiment

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Margaret and Katherine give up shampoo for a month, with mixed results. Read more: The “No Shampoo” experiment

05

Jan

The 3 main sources of chemicals in your homeEver wonder what’s exposing you to the highest levels of chemicals? A new study hopes to give you an answer.

The 3 main sources of chemicals in your home
Ever wonder what’s exposing you to the highest levels of chemicals? A new study hopes to give you an answer.

04

Jan

Make your own housecleaning productsWhether you’re out of your normal cleaner or you want to reduce the chemicals you use around the house, these tricks should work.

Make your own housecleaning products
Whether you’re out of your normal cleaner or you want to reduce the chemicals you use around the house, these tricks should work.

22

Nov

Should you be afraid of your couch?A new HBO documentary exposes the existence of deadly chemicals in furniture, and highlights the movement to fix a problem that touches us all.

Should you be afraid of your couch?
A new HBO documentary exposes the existence of deadly chemicals in furniture, and highlights the movement to fix a problem that touches us all.