Fond of using commercial-grade cleaning and personal care products at home? Be cautious! Antiseptic chemicals found in common household products weaken mitochondria and hinder estrogenic functions in cells, a new in-vitro study concluded.
Certain technologies commonly used in our everyday lives are safer than others. Much safer. Lighting is no exception. There are certain light bulbs, found in many modern homes (increasingly so), which: can cause skin cancer in the deadliest form, melanoma, create significant EMF pollution on your home wiring, introduce quantities mercury, one of the most […]
Microwave ovens are handy, they are small, cheap and very versatile. You can cook a meal in seconds. You can take food out of the deep freeze and in minutes its ready to eat. Those are the advantages. But what about the disadvantages? What about the dangers of using a microwave oven? That’s something we […]
Researchers have found that common household pesticides can persist in homes for up to a year. These results, calculated by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, displayed the longevity of toxic chemicals and how controlled lab experiments may not necessarily reflect real-life applications.
Going for a swim while slathered in sunscreen puts your health at risk, say researchers. Chlorinated water and UV rays from the sun break down a compound in the creams into toxic chemicals.
Researchers at Columbia University found girls with high concentrations of certain chemicals found in many children’s shampoos and other personal care products have lower thyroid hormone levels, which is critical for healthy brain development.
Whether you’re concerned about the future, or just want to save money on your monthly electric bill, here are 3 innovative ways to cool and warm without tapping into the power grid.