Is tagless clothing causing chemical burns and skin rashes in children?

Does your baby or toddler suffer from red patches on the back of her neck?  Does your baby or toddler wear tagless clothing, such as Carter's onesies?  Are you stumped as to the cause? ...more
not just babies! I got burned by a batch of panties from JC Pennys, I am making my own now.more

The Bisphenol A Debate Continues: NTP Finds BPA May Harm Babies and Kids

The US Department of Health & Human Services' National Toxicology Program ("NTP") issued its final report on the health risks associated with Bisphenol A (or BPA) on September 3, 2008.  The NTP found "some concern" (a 3 on the NTP's 5 point scale) for effects on the brain, behavior, and prostate gland in fetuses, infants and children at current human exposure levels.  The NTP also found minimal and negligible concern for other health endpoints. ...more

How exposed to chemicals are you? Do you need a hazardous warning label?

What chemicals are you exposed to daily?  Are you curious?  Would you need a hazardous chemical warning label? ...more

I have to agree with everyone. I don't freak out but I am sure my body is full of them. I do ...more

Toxic lead and children - is there really a risk and what can you do?

Are children really exposed to lead?  The short answer, yes.  Many parents dismiss the risk of exposure to lead.  Most of us know that lead was phased out of gasoline and paint years ago, and we believe that the bans on lead in these products have successfully all but eliminated the risk of lead poisoning.  As a result, most of us believe that our children cannot be exposed to lead.  Many moms have to ...more

Yes, Anna, it can test for most elements-cadmium, bromine as a measure of brominated flame ...more