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BPA replacement? BPS, just as bad



BPA free! It must be safe! Not so fast— A new study out this week confirms what we have been reporting here for a LONG while. We simply can’t trust any BPA replacements, especially BPS, which new research is saying acts just like its shunned and banned counterpart, BPA. BPS is showing similar endocrine disrupting […]

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Happy holidays! (plus new resources and healthier products from BeautyCounter)



It has been another great year here at Non-Toxic Kids. As you know I have been advocating for a toxin-free environment for kids since the birth of my second daughter 7 years ago. I have written extensively for the need to reform our outdated and dysfunctional toxics laws and have been active on the issue […]

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Vermont Passes Hard Fought Toxics Bill



Cancer causing chemicals in children’s shampoo? Toxic cadmium and lead in stuffed animals? Chemicals used in children’s products have been linked with asthma, developmental disorders, infertility, cancer and other harmful health effects. This is unacceptable in our society.   As readers know, I’ve been working to protect families from harmful chemicals in consumer products for years. […]

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Asbestos Awareness Week 2014



(Here is an important guest post from the amazing and inspiring Heather Von St. James. Please spread the word about asbestos and share her story widely.) At age 36, just 3 ½ months after giving birth to my first and only daughter, Lily, I was given 15 months to live. It was a diagnosis that […]

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