Bumble Bee brand is recalling its smoked clams after tests by the Food and Drug Administration revealed harmful levels of PFAS. chemicals.
Category: Thyroid Disorder
Toxic PFAS Forever Chemicals are Leaching into Your Home Air at Worrying Levels, say scientists
New study results have revealed that we are breathing in concerning levels of toxic outgassed PFAS chemicals inside our homes, schools and workplaces everyday.
Toxic Chemical in Drinking Water and Thyroid Problems: Bigger Threat than Previously Believed
Perchlorate, a chemical compound used in rocket fuels, fireworks, fertilizers, food packaging and many other industrial materials, seeps into groundwater–the very source of our drinking water. Now scientists have discovered perchlorate presents far more of a threat to our thyroids than previously believed. Unfortunately, the U.S. government has just decided not to regulate the amount of this toxic chemical in our drinking water.
Gut Microbiome Affected by Toxic Chemicals in Products, Environment, Food
The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. In this study, scientists reviewed the research linking dozens of chemicals present in our personal care products, home care products, general environment and our food to changes in the gut microbiome and associated health challenges.
Stop Exposing the Public to Unnecessary Toxic Chemicals: Scientists
Scientists are calling on corporations and regulators to stop unnecessarily exposing the public to potentially deleterious chemicals like PFAS.
Another Common Household Chemical Linked to Harming Cats
Kitty wasting disease, or hyperthyroidism (a common endocrine disorder in adult cats) has been on the increase for the past … More
These two activities can lower your exposure to toxic chemicals in your home
New research on environmental chemicals reveals two activities that may actually lower your exposure to toxic flame retardant chemicals in … More
Common Household Chemicals May Impair Young Girls Thyroids: New Research
There are some worrisome findings from recent scientific research that studied the effects of common household chemicals on children. The … More
Toxic Food Packaging Chemical BPA Still Present in US Canned Goods
The results of the recent laboratory testing of canned goods containing toxic food packaging chemical Bisphenol-A (better known as ‘BPA’) … More
The Kitty Hyperthyroidism Epidemic and Common Household Chemicals
When my first radio program and blog articles focused on the potential harm to cats from flame retardants on household … More