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Healthy pregnancies start with healthy homes. Here are 10 tips

April 24, 2017

Healthy pregnancies start with healthy homes. Here are 10 tips

By Tami Dennis Tami Dennis

Healthy babies start with healthy pregnancies. Most people understand that concept. But too many women don’t know that healthy pregnancies start with healthy homes. “Women don’t always think about the hidden hazards of environmental exposure before becoming pregnant and what they can do to increase the likelihood of a healthy pregnancy and healthy child and […]

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Tags: 1, 4-dioxane, Bisphenol A, BPA, contaminated dust, environmental containments, environmental contaminants, formaldehyde, galaxolide, healthy pregnancy, hydroquinone, Iris Cantor-UCLA Women's Health Education and Research Center


Fish really love to eat plastic, and that's a problem for all of us

July 29, 2016

Fish really love to eat plastic, and that’s a problem for all of us

By Mark Wheeler Mark Wheeler

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch bobs in the central North Pacific, trapped by rotating ocean currents. It is one of five such patches in the world’s oceans, and consists primarily of microscopic particles, mostly plastic, suspended in the upper water column. Indeed, more than 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing more than 250,000 tons are afloat […]

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Tags: Bisphenol A, BPA, carcinogens, chemicals, Dana Hunnes, dietitian, dioxins, phthalates, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center