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Creating an Eco-Healthy Home
Simple, cost-effective tips on making your home environmentally safe for your family.
Eco-Healthy Home Tips: The Sources
Here's a list of the expert studies that guide our Healthy Home Tips on cleaning during the flu season.
Ventilation for healthy indoor air
If you've done your best to remove sources of pollution indoors, the next step is to make sure air is flowing freely. Here's some tips for improving ventilation.
Safer Alternatives to Bisphenol A (BPA)
Due to growing scientific and public concern about BPA, leading U.S. retailers as well as chemical manufacturers have created safer, cost-effective alternatives to this toxic chemical. Below are the descriptions and uses of those alternatives.
PCP Report Recommendation
From the President's Cancer Panel Annual Report: What individuals can do to reduce environmental risks of cancer.
Skip the antibacterial triclosan
Plain soap and water is a great germ-fighting tool. Here's why you don't need (or want) antibacterial soap and other products made with triclosan.
BPA and fertility
The chemical BPA found in some plastics and epoxy linings of canned food is linked to infertility in men, women--a woman’s ability to become pregnant later in life.
Eco-Healthy Home Tip Archive
Take a look at the email tips sent each month to our Healthy Kids Network--and then join the list!
BPA Message in a Bottle Report
Message in a Bottle: A Market Survey on Bisphenol A (BPA) in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
Toxic-reducing tips for artisans
Artisans can be exposed to toxic substances when they inhale, ingest or absorb their working materials. A few simple precautions can help artists and crafts people avoid long-term health consequences.
Toxics in PVC school supplies
A new report from our partners reveals that toxic chemicals linked to asthma and birth defects that are banned in toys were found to be widespread in children’s vinyl back-to-school supplies.
Five simple healthy home tips
Healthy home habits
Pets and toxics
Are pets warning people of toxic threats? Your pet could be a sentinel for the toxic chemicals in everyday products that accumulate in household air and dust.
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