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Scientists Develop New Houseplant That Cleanses Your Home of the Worst Chemicals in the Air

This brand new houseplant goes one step beyond air filters by cleansing the air of common chemicals such as benzene, chloroform, and formaldehyde.

FDA Finally Bans Antibacterial Soaps Containing Triclosan and 18 Other Chemicals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday issued a final rule that will ban many commonly used consumer antiseptic soaps. Companies will no longer be...

Gardening Giant Ortho to Drop Chemicals Linked to Bee Deaths

One of the largest home and garden pesticide makers in America is halting its use of a chemical blamed for killing honey bees. Among several...

How Big Chains From Walmart to H&M Are Cleaning Up Chemicals

Thousands of synthetic chemicals are used to create toys, clothes, makeup, cleaning products, and all of the other items we use everyday. Some are...

Green Sports Alliance Reduces Waste & Toxic Chemicals in Games Worldwide

A burgeoning movement to make sports more sustainable has signed up almost 300 professional and collegiate teams committed to playing ball with the environment. The Green...

Revlon Removes Dubious Chemicals From Its Products

After a consumer petition demanded change, global cosmetics giant Revlon announced in December it is removing long-chain parabens and formaldehyde-releasing chemicals from its beauty...

Apple Bans Use of 2 Hazardous Chemicals in iPhone Assembly

Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest...
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Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble to Phase-out Hazardous Chemicals

Do you know what's in your cosmetics? Or your perfume? The nation's largest retailer, Wal-Mart announced Thursday that it will require suppliers to disclose...
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Johnson and Johnson Removes Toxic Chemicals From Baby Products

Johnson & Johnson executives were handed 30,000 signatures from consumers in February who, instead of complaining, were praising the company. As one of the...
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Johnson & Johnson to Remove Harmful Chemicals From Products

Johnson & Johnson, which makes a range of personal care products like baby shampoo,  Neutrogena, Aveeno and Clean & Clear, this month announced plans...
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Pakistan Officials Seize Drug-Making Chemicals Worth $6 Million

The largest-ever amount of acetic anhydride, which is used to produce heroin from opium, was seized in Pakistan by authorities. The chemicals,...

California Launches Broad Effort to Control Hazardous Chemicals

California on Monday launched the most comprehensive program of any state to regulate chemicals that have been linked to cancer, hormone disruption and other...

Swiss Company to Get CO2 Out of the Atmosphere and Into Sparkling Water

You may soon be able to drink sparkling water that contains carbon dioxide captured directly from the atmosphere. Climeworks, a company that specializes in carbon-capture...

Tiny Sponges in the Bloodstream Could Greatly Reduce Cancer Treatment Side Effects

The sponges could also allow doctors to take more aggressive therapeutic action against liver cancer, too.

The Ozone Hole is Healing and May Be Completely Repaired Within Our Lifetimes, Says UN Report

This new United Nations report illustrates just what humanity can accomplishment if it works together to save its home planet.

8 Under-Appreciated Autumn Veggies and Fruits You Should Be Eating

Autumn is my favorite time of year, not just because the weather is beautiful, but also because fall brings some of the most delicious...

Experience Emotional and Physical Health Benefits By Spending Some Time On a Boat

Roughly 142 million Americans take to the nation’s waterways on boats each year—and for good reason. Recent research has shown that people experience emotional,...

New Battery Gobbles Up Carbon Dioxide Before It Ever Reaches the Atmosphere

Lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere. Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News A new type of battery...

Good News in History September 16

25 years ago today, Frasier premiered on NBC. The TV sitcom ran for 11 seasons and remarkably won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series...

Put These 5 Plants In Your Bedroom Window for a Better Night’s Sleep

Studies conducted by NASA have proven that several of these plant species can lead to a better night's sleep and better air quality.