April 19, 2014: Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
How to avoid accidental poisonings from chemicals, medications

April 12, 2014: Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies
Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

April 08, 2014: Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

March 23, 2014: Rashes From Wipes, Liquid Soaps on the Rise
Culprit is a widely used chemical preservative, skin doctor says

February 25, 2014: Cashiers May Absorb Controversial Chemical When Handling Receipts
But, small report didn't find increased BPA levels in people who wore gloves

February 25, 2014: Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks
Endocrine system might be disrupted by these water, stain repellants, study says

February 24, 2014: Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice
Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

February 07, 2014: Skin Cancer Risk Seen in Vietnam Vets Exposed to Agent Orange
Decades later, raised rates of non-melanoma disease reported in U.S. veterans exposed to the herbicide

February 03, 2014: More Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk
Study also found that genes affect the level of risk

January 21, 2014: Cheap Chinese Goods May Mean More Smog in U.S., Study Finds
American consumers must shoulder some of the blame, researchers say

January 15, 2014: Ban on Chemicals Lowers Human Exposures, Study Finds
But exposure to similar phthalates that aren't banned has risen, researchers say

January 07, 2014: Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk
BPA boosts prostate stem cells' hormonal sensitivity, researchers say

December 17, 2013: Could Water Near Fracking Sites Disrupt Hormones?
Study looked at samples from drilling areas in Colorado

December 04, 2013: Insecticide-Laced Underwear No Match for Lice
After short-term success, chemical resistance developed, study finds

November 27, 2013: Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking
Study finds PCBs still present in blood of elderly people

November 21, 2013: Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report
EPA findings suggest those of childbearing age are making safer choices with fish, shellfish

October 22, 2013: Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds
Working memory was slower in people with the condition

October 14, 2013: Plastics Chemicals Tied to Reproductive Woes for Both Sexes
Early studies found higher miscarriage rates in women, lowered fertility in men

September 26, 2013: Blood Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop for Pregnant Women in California
Statewide ban of toxic PBDEs likely behind the sharp decrease, study authors say

September 26, 2013: Evidence Shows Steroid Used in Livestock Can Impact Waterways
A drug widely utilized in cattle does not fully break down in water as previously believed, study finds

September 26, 2013: EPA Suggests Safer Flame Retardants
Report provides alternatives for companies making building insulation

September 23, 2013: Moderate Arsenic in Environment Tied to Higher Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
Researchers suspect groundwater and certain foods raised levels of chemical in study of Native Americans

August 26, 2013: Scientists Pinpoint Source of Mercury in Pacific Ocean Fish
They say levels likely to rise along with coal-burning power plants in India, China

August 20, 2013: Lead Exposure Tied to Early Risk of School Suspension
Kids' attention levels and behavior may be affected, study suggests

August 19, 2013: Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes
Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat

July 31, 2013: Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility: Study
However, experts say lab findings might not translate to real-life risk

July 29, 2013: Mapping Link Between Blood Cancer, Industrial Pollutant in Georgia
Benzene appears to raise risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, researchers say

July 25, 2013: Hair-Straightening Product May Endanger Stylists, Clients
Study found too-high levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout solution

July 17, 2013: Chemicals in Carpets, Cosmetics Tied to Thyroid Problems
PFCs linger in the body for long periods, study author says

June 24, 2013: Contaminated Home Wells Found Near Pa. Fracking Site: Study
Methane detected in higher-than-normal concentrations in drinking water less than a kilometer from shale work

June 21, 2013: Children's Eye Injuries Peak in Summer, Expert Says
Swimming pool accidents top the list

June 17, 2013: BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys
Early study doesn't prove that common chemical causes the condition, experts say

June 12, 2013: More Evidence Links BPA to Childhood Obesity
Study finds preteen girls who had high levels of common chemical were twice as likely to be overweight

June 09, 2013: Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues
Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

May 14, 2013: Materials in Some Household Products Tied to Lung Damage
Breathing in 'nanomaterials' seems to cause inflammation, study contends

May 14, 2013: 'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
Partial smoking bans still left study participants with signs of tobacco exposure

May 13, 2013: Agent Orange Tied to Lethal Prostate Cancer
Findings from U.S. veterans should raise awareness of chemical warfare's hazards, researcher says

May 11, 2013: Grilling Tips to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
Use less red meat, marinate and precook indoors, nutrition expert advises

May 07, 2013: Gasoline Poisonings in Kids Spike During Summer: Study
Children can die when toxic chemicals are stored in water bottles or other harmless-looking containers, experts warn

May 06, 2013: Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids
Study tied exposure in womb to hyperactivity, lower IQ

May 02, 2013: Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report
Children should not play with these products, researcher says

April 30, 2013: Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises
Helpful tips can reassure expectant mothers about their hair, nail and skin care treatments

April 29, 2013: Water Pipe No Safer Than Cigarettes: Study
'Hookahs' expose people to higher levels of carbon monoxide and benzene, researchers say

April 08, 2013: Cells Throughout Body May Detect Smells, Chemists Say
Heart, lungs and blood appear to have olfactory receptors, they found

April 08, 2013: Potions From the Past Held More Than a Snake-Oil Promise: Study
Researchers dissect 19th century concoctions to find some medicinal secrets actually worked

April 04, 2013: Common Asphalt Sealant May Raise Cancer Risks
Small study looked at coal-tar sealcoat and exposure to 'PAH' chemical compound

March 27, 2013: Office Workers May Face Exposure to Flame Retardant
Small study found signs of chemical in people's bodies, workplaces, homes and cars

March 24, 2013: U.S. Agency Puts Poison Prevention in Spotlight
EPA urges adults to keep pesticides and disinfectants locked away from children

March 16, 2013: Expert Tips for Spring-Cleaning Your Bathroom
And 3 million good reasons to keep your toothbrush covered

March 01, 2013: City Kids Exposed to More Lead From Contaminated Dust in Summer
Scientists found that wind, humidity raise levels of airborne particles