Nov 2, 2018Karen Wang, PhD
While we may be looking forward to all the cozy evenings in our future, we are taking just a minute to recap the wildfire season we had this summer. It was bad, and projections don’t see it improving any time soon – mostly due to the climate change...
Oct 12, 2018Because Health
Finding healthy products shouldn’t be hard, and what you put on your body shouldn’t be known to lead to cancer. #breastcancerawareness#breastcancerawarenessmonth#becausehealth #thinkbeforeyoupink#keepabreast #nontoxic #nontoxicbeauty#nontoxicliving...
Aug 3, 2018Because Health
The chemicals can lead to things like obesity, cause vaccines to work less effectively, and increase rates of ADHD. A few simple changes you can make are using wax paper instead of plastic wrap, switching from plastic to glass food containers, and washing hands before...
Jul 27, 2018Because Health
Before you start ordering and getting all the spicy tuna rolls, check out how heavy metals like mercury can affect your health. Try some rolls full of crab or covered in salmon instead like a spider roll or salmon nigiri.⠀
Jul 6, 2018Because Health
We know, hearing you should clean more often kind of sucks, but the benefits of fewer chemicals that cause problems like infertility and cancer in your body (and your kid’s body) might be worth it. Try wiping down surfaces with a wet microfiber cloth, it’s...
Jun 22, 2018Because Health
But, how often are you hiking in a downpour for 24 hours? Chances are not very often. So, when brands can come up with great alternatives that are free of nasty chemicals like PFAS, we are all for it. Learn more about what brands like @columbia1938 and @marmot are...
Jun 1, 2018Because Health
Phthalates are often added to plastics to make them more flexible (like in rubber duckies), but they also often are added to products designed to smell pretty in an effort to make the scent stick and last longer. Learn more about what they are and how to avoid them...
May 18, 2018Because Health
Now you don’t have to guess because we break down what organic really means. Link in bio.
May 4, 2018Because Health
They aren’t as magical as they sound. Click through to learn why and help protect our fire fighters from dangerous chemicals. Also sending many thanks to all of the firefighters who work to protect us every day.
Apr 27, 2018Emma Zang-Schwartz, MPH
We break it all down for you on the site (link in bio).