Archive | cancer

Asbestos: Still Not Banned (and still causing cancer)



(guest post from our friends at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance ) When you hear the word mesothelioma, you may not be familiar unless you heard it late at night while browsing for quality television or perhaps you know someone that has been affected by this terrible disease.  Either way, mesothelioma is an aggressive form of […]

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7 Reasons to Avoid Toxic Fragrances



(first published on MomsRising.org) Did you know that many personal use product such as cosmetics, shampoos, and body washes contain chemical fragrances that could be harmful to you and your family’s health? Not many people do.  It’s also a secret that companies do not have to disclose which chemicals they are using as fragrance. They […]

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The Pinkwashing Big 4 (avoid these ingredients to fight cancer)



Here’s a new infographic from our new friends at The Keep a Breast Foundation. Anyone who stands up to cancer is a friend of ours. In this infographic KAB details out four of the biggest dirty secrets of pinkwashing that have been included in products that give back to cancer research. AKA: Pinkwashing. The Keep […]

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Day of Action: Support the Safe Chemicals Act!



With over 80,000 untested chemicals in our everyday products, and cancer, learning disability rates skyrocketing, our chemical management system is broken.  In fact, it hasn’t been updated in more than 30 years. Seriously. While scientists discover more connections between certain chemicals and cancer rates. While autism rates go through the roof. While girls and increasingly […]

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