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Chicken Is Dunked in Chlorine? Believe It.
FDA Reverses Course on Mercury in Dental Fillings
Why You Should Avoid Nylon Rugs
Alternatives to nylon rugs are easy to find, no more expensive and avoid suspect chemicals you don't want your child exposed to.
Toxic Formaldehyde Found in Baby Cribs
The Many Benefits of Drinking Raw Milk
Discover the health benefits of raw milk.
The Chemical Hidden in Toilet-Training Potties
Is anti-bacterial plastic necessary in toilet training potties? Probably not. Does it do harm? Maybe.
Cooling Down Without Chemicals
How to cool off on hot summer days without chlorine swimming pools that may harm your child's health.
How I Found Cotton Kids Underwear (And You Can, Too)
Finding 100 percent organic cotton underwear for kids in potty training is not easy, but it can be done. Here's how.
Newly Pregnant? Here's an 8-Step Crash Course in Going Green
If you've just become pregnant, use these eight steps to get green quick before baby arrives.
Do Cell Phones Harm Unborn Babies?
A new study raises questions about the effect of cell phone use while pregnant.
Stonyfield Yogurt Uses Suspect Plastic
Stonyfield yogurt for young children is packaged in No. 6 plastic that includes a suspect endocrine disrupting chemical that may mimic hormones and cause a variety of health problems.
Just What Is a Croc Made Of, Anyway? (And How Safe Is It?)
13 First Steps To De-Toxify Your Home for Baby
Simple Cloth Diaper Recommendations
Organic Preschool Might Sound Funny, But ...
Remodeling? Watch Out for Lead Paint
13 Ways of Looking at an Old Plastic Baby Bottle
Ideas for reusing baby items.
Ant Season Doesn't Have to Mean Pesticide Season
Ant season is here, but there are alternatives to pesticides if you must attack bugs at home.
11 Ways to Thank Your (Organic) Mom
Eleven ideas for pampering your mom with non-toxic organic gifts for Mother's Day.
A Practical Guide for Protecting Your Child from Toxic Stuff
Book Review - "Healthy Child Healthy World" is an approachable guide to protecting your children from toxic exposure to unhealthy substances.
Notes from a Plastic Bag-Free Life
Moms who want to avoid plastic have options for on-the-go snacking.
The Toxic Baby Formula Question
Getting to the bottom of a claim that a toxic ingredient is being used in the processing of an Omega 3 additive in baby formula.
Chlorine Bleach Linked to Childhood Asthma
Earth Day Is Time to Focus on the Next Generation(s)
Finding Safe, Effective Sunblock
What to look for in sunscreens and sunblocks so you choose products that don't do more harm than good.
Finding Organic, Whole Wheat Pastas
The Frugal Organic Mom
Going organic doesn't have to be expensive, and the extra money spent is worth the investment for health and the environment.
Why It's Best to Avoid Hand Sanitizer Gel
It's better to avoid hand sanitizer gel and antibacterial products in general. Here's why.
How To Green Your Kid
A Green Your Kid panel will discuss just that next week.
Cloth Diaper Brands You Can Trust
Twelve cloth diaper brands and 13 retailers you can trust.
The Case for Disposable Diapers Pages: 2 3 4 5 6
How to choose the most eco-friendly green diaper for your baby. And yes, that may well mean a disposable diaper.
Safe Alternatives to Baby Lotions and Wipes
Phthalates are a growing concern but there are baby lotions and wipes that are free of toxic substances, and techniques that can alleviate the need for most lotions, powders and wipes in the first place.
3 Great Web Resources for Organic Moms
Great Web resources for questions about keeping your baby safe from toxic substances at home and at school.
Setting the Bar on Formaldehyde at Home Pages: 2
The federal government should adopt California's strict limits on formaldehyde, particularly when it comes to manufactured homes, as the FEMA toxic trailer debacle should make clear.
Finding Nontoxic Toys
Finding nontoxic toys can be difficult, but there are great choices out there.
What's in Your Breast Milk? (and Is It Safe for Baby?)
Phthalates are present in breast milk and may concern mothers worried about the way the chemical affects hormones in laboratory studies, but the nutritional benefits of breast milk may outweigh those concerns.
Finding Safe Organic Hair Dye Products
How to find organic hair dye products - natural and nontoxic hair dyes. Buying tips and brands covering organic and nontoxic hair dyes, and salon tips.
The Dirt on Getting Clean
Research raises concerns about triclosan and triclorcarban, ingredients in many cleansers and personal care products.
Finding Organic Vitamins
Finding organic vitamins is tough. First, start with a rich varied diet so vitamin ssupplements are less essential.
How to Talk Green Without Being Obnoxious
It's hard but essential not to be obnoxious about being green.
Men Prefer Meat, Women Love Lettuce
There are lots of good environmental reasons to go vegetarian. More women than men seem to do it, though.
2008 Prediction: Toxic Air Fresheners Are Out
Parents are leading the movement to remove toxic substances from air fresheners and other household products.
Feeding Baby Organic (Even Vegan) on the Road
Tips for eating organic, vegetarian and vegan, and feeding fussy babies, even while traveling.
Earth's Best Withdraws Infant Formula Due to Fishy Smell
Earth's Best infant formula was withdrawn, apparently because of a "fishy smell," as the Year of the Recall continues.
How to Define, Then Find, Healthy Mattresses Pages: 2 3 4
Tips for choosing a healthy, organic, flame-retardant mattress that meets your standards for being healthy, without spending too much money.
Many Toxic Toys Still for Sale This Holiday
Tips and resources for avoiding toxic toys.
Finding Organic Food from Local Farms - Even in Winter
A new company offers winter shares of local, organic produce from local farms, even in winter.
Reduce Seasonal Garbage Guilt By Reducing Garbage
Easy tips for reducing your holiday waste load.
In Toxic Toy Wasteland, Some Good News
Amid lots of bad news about toxic toys, including "date rape" Aqua Dots and pervasive lead paint, there's some good news: Target is getting rid of lots of PVC and phthalates.
The Proof is In: Organic is More Nutritious
Studies show organic food is more nutritious.