Toxic Beauty: Is Your Make-Up Bad For You?

Did you know the average woman wears 515 chemicals a day? Of the 82,000 ingredients found in myriad beauty products, one in eight is an industrial chemical, of which our skin absorbs 60 percent of any topical product we use....more
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After My Son Was Born With a Birth Defect, I Got Anti-Plastics

Few things in life are as stressful as having a baby. After years of disappointment from unsuccessful infertility treatments and multiple miscarriages, my husband and I were overjoyed to learn we were once again going to be parents. It had been two and a half years since the birth of our daughter, and naturally we were excited about the impending arrival of our son.A routine ultrasound provided us the first clue of the rollercoaster of emotion that lay on the horizon. ...more

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