How to Protect Our Children
    November 13, 2009
    How to Protect Our Children

    We've learned about why it's important to protect your growing children from endocrine-disrupting chemicals.  Now let's discuss how to get the job done.  It may seem overwhelming, but you can do it …

    PVC Isn't Really Toxic, Is It?
    November 12, 2009
    PVC Isn’t Really Toxic, Is It?

    PVC is everywhere.  It's commonly used in bath toys, teethers, baby bibs, inflatable pool toys, children's playground ball pits, dog toys, shower curtains, mattress covers, cling wrap and in most non…

    Research Links Phthalates to Mental Development and Weak Bones
    November 11, 2009
    Research Links Phthalates to Mental Development and Weak Bones

    Phthalates are yet another set of hormone-mimicking chemicals that are used in many household products including: shampoo, makeup, perfumes, air fresheners, bibs, teethers, inflatable toys, vinyl floo…

    Is Bisphenol-a Truly Harmful or Have We Gone too Far?
    November 10, 2009
    Is Bisphenol-a Truly Harmful or Have We Gone too Far?

    Many Americans have come to agree that bisphenol-a (BPA) is probably worrisome enough to avoid.  The move to a BPA-free lifestyle no longer requires a leap of faith when current research continually …

    Taking a Break
    November 9, 2009
    Taking a Break

    My name is Alicia Voorhies and I'm a RN who left the work force to spend some time recharging.  I enjoyed working as Director of Nursing for a non-profit organization to care for people with developm…