This past year has been both amazing and incredibly hard. We’ve had a rollercoaster of a year filled with land mines and successes, but we’re still making progress. Thanks to you. As we look forward to 2014, we can only imagine what is possible, and we know our progress depends on your actions and engagement. When you […]
Interview with Dr. Alan Greene, MD Dr. Alan Greene is a practicing pediatrician, founder of the award winning health and parenting site DrGreene.com, author of Raising Baby Green and frequent guest on shows such as Dr. Oz. A recent study found the majority of health care providers fail to give pregant women advice on toxic […]
It’s that time of year again, can you believe it’s already December? For some people the holidays are the best time of year. Ice-skating, hot cocoa and holiday shopping with friends. For others, it’s a time of stress, dealing with family and the burden of finding gifts that are free of toxic chemicals. Wherever the […]
The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition is rooted in facts and hard numbers: from scientific studies that indicate a link between toxic chemicals and harmful diseases and health disorders, to the Congressional co-sponsors we need to pass TSCA reform, to the sheer number of people who support our platform. But the truth is that the […]
You wouldn’t knowingly eat spoiled food or jump into a river that was clearly polluted. It’s easy to avoid something harmful if you can see it with your own eyes. But what about the things you can’t see, like the toxic chemicals lurking in everyday products?
By Dr. Vanessa Cullins Vice President for Medical Affairs Planned Parenthood Federation of America “Going Green” means more than recycling your bottles and riding your bike to work. Here at Planned Parenthood, we understand that our environment and our bodies are inextricably connected. When our environments are polluted, so are our bodies. When we wash […]
The first story I heard on the news Monday evening was about the stir caused by safety testing one of this season’s “it” toys – a certain kind of stuffed hamster. A consumer advocacy group had found the toy contained levels of an element called antimony that exceed government standards but then conceded that its testing method did not match that of government testers. To assure the public of the toy’s safety, the manufacturer has now released its testing report.