Month: August 2014

Top 10 Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Use at Home

There are areas of concern involving the use of plastics and an increased risk for children, say certain sources. According to WebMD, some studies suggest that possible effects from BPA (Bisphenol A), a common chemical in plastics, could be most pronounced in infants and young children. “Their bodies are still developing and they are less

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Are Conventional Crayons Safe?

Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation Shares Tips for Back-to-School Sometimes children do strange things, and eating crayons is one of them. With the back-to-school season here, many parents may wonder about conventional crayons: Are they safe? As part of its Toxic Free Kids initiative, the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) urges parents to consider both conventional

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