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A Warning and a Hope for Three Common Toxics

Recent news about three toxic chemicals in the environment may add to our fears, yet can raise hope for less contamination of our bodies. The three toxics are familiar: PFOA (perfluoroctanoic acid), Bisphenol-A (i.e., BPA), and Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP). The … Continue reading

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A Subtle Toxic from a Mega Plastic and Cosmetics

The mega plastic is polyvinyl chloride, or PVC as it is commonly known, Global production of PVC is 30 million tons per year, or 10 pounds for every person on Earth. The subtle toxic is phthalates, a dozen similar chemicals … Continue reading

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