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chemicals

Is your mattress malicious?

Your body heat might trigger the release of potentially harmful chemicals in your mattress.

Pool prepping? Get the right mix

Half of all chemical injuries from swimming pool treatments happen at home—and a third of them involve teenagers.

Take caution while spring cleaning

Tackle this year's ritual with safety top of mind—your lungs and skin will be forever grateful.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

We’re all Pig-Pens

We all trail a personal cloud of bacteria, viruses, fungi, plant particles, chemicals and even microscopic animals.

Food additives a toxic mix for kids

Chemical culprits include bisphenols, phthalates, perfluoroalkyls, artificial food colors, nitrates and nitrites.

Got dust? You might have toxins

Household dust contains 45 potential toxins that come from everyday products such as furniture, carpeting, electronics and toys.

Pesticides wreak havoc on kids’ breathing

Early exposure to agricultural sprays could raise risk of COPD later.

Flame retardants may raise risk of preterm births

Study: Women with higher blood levels of common chemicals are more likely to deliver early.

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