Many of us would be shocked to learn that even the most health-conscious Americans likely have dangerous chemicals circulating through their bodies. While most are aware of the dangers posed by plastic water bottles, fewer know of the dangers associated with canned food, cash register receipts, certain toothpastes, sunscreen, liquid soap, makeup, mothballs, tumble dryer […]
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.
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.
This chemical has been labeled a carcinogen but many bath, shower and personal care products still use it as it is NOT required by law to remove it. Now, two New York senators are making a big push, calling for the FDA to ban it.