Jewelry sold at popular retailers could contain dangerous levels of cancer-causing toxic chemicals, according to an analysis by a non-profit environmental group.
Researchers link the ubiquitous chemical, found in plastics and in the lining of food and beverage cans, to an increased risk of heart disease in humans.
A new study suggests that organic brown-rice syrup — a sweetener used in many organic and gluten-free foods, including baby formula — may be a hidden source of arsenic
It’s not just an environmental hazard. Dirty air can impact health immediately after exposure.
Your favorite shade of Marilyn Monroe red may contain lead, according to a recently updated test of lipstick by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Electric cars are all the rage in China, but they may not be helping to clean up the environment or protect human health from pollution.
A study finds disturbing evidence that chemicals found in furniture, fast-food packaging and microwave popcorn bags may compromise children’s immune systems.
Parabens, a major compound in antiperspirants, are found in many breast tumors. But they’re present in tissues of non-users as well
Bird flu claims a life in China. Should you be worried?
If bed bugs seem to be everywhere, it’s probably because they are. Some bug watchers have estimated that populations of the tiny, blood-sucking mattress-dwellers have jumped by as much as 500% in recent years, and a 2010 survey …
We may not know all the ways in which the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) affects our health, but we can be sure that we’re exposed to it frequently — BPA is used in plastic products and lines nearly all food and beverage cans.
In the aftermath of the massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated northern Japan on March 11, concerns have focused on the lasting health impact of the radiation that leaked from the Fukushima nuclear plant, which was …