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Chemicals Found In Packaging Could Hurt Health Over Time
2014-02-20 12:18:41

Researchers writing in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health say that chemicals found in packaging and processed foods could be harmful to health over the long term.

2014-02-19 23:24:22

Myriant Corporation has supplied commercial quantities of bio-succinic acid to Oxea, for use in the production of bio-based, phthalate-free plasticizers. Quincy,

2013-12-21 23:01:16

Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing on anti-aging tips, news, and advice from some of the foremost experts in the industry, is responding to new research suggesting

2013-12-12 11:14:54

Through lotions, shampoos and other personal care products (PCPs), infants and toddlers are likely becoming exposed to potentially harmful substances, called parabens, at an even higher level than adult women in the U.S., researchers have reported.

2013-11-19 12:35:47

The odds of preterm delivery appear to increase for pregnant women exposed to phthalates, chemicals people are exposed to through contaminated food and water and in a variety of products including lotions, perfumes and deodorants.

2013-10-23 23:04:13

Researchers continue to link BPA and phthalate exposure to health issues, including infertility.

2013-10-08 23:31:55

For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, toxin-free, eco friendly company, Wild Mint, shares tips on healthy prevention methods to help reduce breast cancer risk. Plantation,

2013-09-03 23:25:52

Eco friendly, toxin free company, Wild Mint, adds toxin free yoga mats, candles, and other lifestyle items to its website for safer, healthier products. Plantation,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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