The use of human-made surfaces on playgrounds has increased dramatically over the years, but some materials used to replace grass are potentially dangerous.
Third-hand smoke is the residue from cigarette smoke that stays on just about every surface exposed to that smoke. The smoke residue clings to hair and fabrics, including clothing, carpets, drapes, and furniture upholstery. Third hand smoke can cause serious health problems.
Phthalates are a material found in many products in your home. Read about this chemical and its connection to various cancers and other health problems.
Don’t be fooled. E-cigarettes are addictive and contain cancer-causing chemicals.
Answers to common questions about phthalates and the possible risks.
Toxic flame retardants commonly found in upholstered furniture, drapery, carpets, plastic-cased electronics, and foam baby products have been known to cause cancer and affect children’s growth and brain development.