PLEASE!!!! If you are not already very familiar with these issues, read EVERY single word of EVERY article listed below. Our complacency is killing us slowly. Read for yourself, your children, your aging parents.
Common ingredient in shampoo and personal care products impairs brain development
An antimicrobial agent found in many shampoos and hand lotions and widely used in industrial settings inhibits the development of particular neuron structures that are essential for transmitting signals between cells... Read Entire Article
Original researcher: Elias Aizenman, PhD, professor of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Antibacterial soaps, personal care products made with toxic chemicals
A toxic chemical used in hand soaps, cleaners and other personal care products to kill germs is deposited and remains in the environment long after the products are used ... Read Entire Article
Extract from ScienceDaily article on research study with lead author Rolf U. Halden, PhD, PE, assistant professor of the Department of Environmental Health Science at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and founding member of its Center for Water and Health.
Many hand lotions contain toxic chemicals that pose danger to unborn children
Exposure of developing fetuses and newborns to low levels of environmental toxins such as lead, mercury and dioxin, as well as nicotine and ethanol, could be behind the recent sharp rises in asthma, allergies and autoimmune disorders like lupus...Read Entire Article
From research paper presented by Rod Dietert, professor of immunotoxicology at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, on Oct. 4, 2005 at the 14th Immunotoxicology Summer School Conference in Lyon, France, as reported in ChronicleOnline.
Two Pennsylvania nurses discuss the hazards of using deodorants containing aluminum and offer a safer alternative...It is this concentration of aluminum that has been the source for concern in the medical community, and has prompted the research being done on Alzheimer's disease and Breast Cancer victims. The human body has a few areas that it uses to purge...Read Entire Article
Unsafe home environments: How unseen toxins in your home can affect your family's health
Your home might not be the safe haven you think it is, according to Barry Jones, author of Home, Sweet Toxic Home. While you eat, while you watch television and even while you sleep, your body is under siege from airborne biological and chemical pollutants. However, once you understand the toxins and their risks, there are steps you can take to get rid of ... Read Entire Article
Report alerts parents to toxic chemicals in baby products
Many common baby products, such as teethers, bath books and sleep accessories, contain toxic chemicals, according to a report released by the US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)... Read Entire Summary Article
Popular shampoos contain toxic chemicals linked to nerve damage.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found a correlation between an ingredient found in shampoos and nervous system damage ... In fact, it may surprise you to learn that manufacturers can put practically any chemical they want into shampoos, even if it is a hazardous chemical listed in the RTECS database of toxicity and even if it is considered a toxic waste chemical by the EPA... Read Entire Article