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.
It was a late Monday night and I walked a visiting friend to her car. Suddenly, my companion looked up at the clear sky - the stars shimmering against the black night - and inhaled. "Wow, you don't have much light pollution around here," she admired. I had never heard that term before but agreed nonetheless taking in the distant stars and planets. I waved goodbye and went inside, leaving my porch light on.
So yesterday, my heart sank while watching GOP delegates hold up
signs and chanting the mantra “Drill, baby, drill!” any time a speaker
mentioned “energy independence.” Sarah Palin argued that the drilling
solution is only a bridge until we build alternative solutions,
acknowledging that the US will never have enough oil to sustain itself
Before your guests arrive at your next party, one would assume there will be a fair amount of cleaning to do beforehand. If you're like me, you are cleaning up to the very minute the guests arrive, most times.
The first line of the article: "Milk and meat from the offspring of cloned livestock are entering the food supply", but the headline reads "Animal Clones Are in Food Supply"
I know newspapers are in the business of selling news and must
attract customers to do so, but shame on the Wall Street Journal for
grabbing attention with something that is sensational and not actually
After hearing other moms rave about organic skin & haircare
products, I decided to give them a spin. We replaced all of our baby
lotion, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby conditioner and diaper cream with
organic alternatives. We’ve been using them exclusively for about four
months now. And I hate to admit it, but those moms were right. When it
comes to the things you slather on your kiddos, green is the way to go.