Posts Tagged ‘BPA’

Study: BPA 100x More Harmful Than Previously Thought

The basis for our estimation of the negative health impact from exposure to bisphenol-A has, up until this point, been based on the assumption that its effects in humans would be the same as those found in studies on rats.  As we can see by this new research, this could not be farther from the…

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Skin Absorbs Toxic Cash-Register-Receipt Chemical, Study Finds

Bisphenol A in receipts could be a major source of chemical exposure, a study suggests Some researchers investigating human exposure to the harmful chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, believe that our biggest source of exposure is from food—probably because the chemical migrates into the food from its packaging or processing. Earlier this month, researchers found it…

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Bras Make Breasts Saggier 15-year French Study Reveals

Women have long been told that a good bra can help support the chest, relieve back pain and prevent sagging.  However, a new 15-year French study reveals the opposite: bras do little to reduce back pain and, over time, they can actually make breasts sag even more. Researcher Prof. Jean-Denis Rouillon, a sports science expert…

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Study: Baby Pacifier’s Contain Toxic Metals Lead, Cadmium and Chromium

Many popular pacifiers, teethers, and nipples contain toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium, and chromium. Scientists report that metals like lead, cadmium and chromium, consumed even in small traces, are hazardous to health, particularly for infants and babies.  As the baby sucks the pacifier over a period of time, the toxic elements migrate out and…

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8 Ways Society is Feminizing the Human Male

“We’re on the fast track to extinction. In the past 50 years, sperm counts in men have dropped 50 percent, while the average man’s testosterone and sperm count has plummeted 20 percent in just the last 20 years.” – Ori Hofmekler Through years of research into health and nutrition, I’ve noticed that there exists a…

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7 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Home

When it comes to cancer, you probably want to do what you can to avoid it. But how do you do that when it seems like everything around you poses a cancer risk? Here are seven important steps to removing the most obvious cancer risks from your home. They include checking for and removing: radon,…

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Dirty Dozen Cosmetic Chemicals to Avoid

Some of the ingredients in beauty products aren’t that pretty. U.S. researchers report that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, and hormone disruptors. Many products include plasticizers (chemicals that keep concrete soft), degreasers (used to get grime off auto parts), and…

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Toxic Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Found In Childrens Bath Products

More than half the baby shampoo, lotion and other infant care products analyzed by a health advocacy group were found to contain trace amounts of two chemicals that are believed to cause cancer, the organization said yesterday. Some of the biggest names on the market, including Johnson & Johnson Baby Shampoo and Baby Magic lotion,…

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