Endocrine Distruptors

 
   

Children's clothing found loaded with endocrine-disrupting chemicals

Three major clothing lines based in Sweden and Norway are selling products that contain toxic chemicals. Reported in NewsinEnglish.no. KappAhl and H&M, both Sweden-based clothing chains - and Cubus, a Norway-based company, were caught selling articles of clothing in which one out of three contained Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) or Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP).

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31 Ways Turmeric Protects Against The Post-Industrial 'Chemical Apocalypse'

Living in a post-industrial world awash in toxic chemicals this ancient healing spice may be the ultimate answer to regaining your health.

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Is Alcohol An Endocrine Disrupter?

Although you may never pick up an alcoholic beverage, you could still be regularly exposing yourself to the detrimental health effects of alcohol. Household products, for example, often contain ethyl alcohol (ethanol) and can be a source many people don’t consider. While exposure to these products won’t necessarily make you intoxicated, mere exposure to alcohol can be a health concern. Alcohol is an endocrine disruptor and many people are becoming increasingly concerned with its pervasiveness in common, everyday products.

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Study reveals that antibacterial soap causes breast cancer

Most people see them as a guarantee of safety against harmful pathogens, but the antibacterial chemicals commonly added to soaps, toothpastes and various other personal care products could be making you sick. A new study out of South Korea has found that the popular antibacterial additive, triclosan, exhibits cancer-promoting effects both in vitro and in vivo, a finding that could have significant implications for humans.

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