All articles related to "chemical exposure":

When beauty causes harm

A new podcast called Beauty + Justice looks at the history and context surrounding beauty injustices, the potential impacts on health—from asthma to early menstruation to breast cancer—and the sometimes painful emotional toll of trying to attain a…

Better Off: Home

What makes a healthy home?   In 2022, that question feels more important than ever. What are the right foods to eat? The least-toxic shampoos and sunscreens? The best way to prevent loneliness while working from home? On Season…

How our environment impacts reproductive health

Carmen Messerlian, assistant professor of environmental reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology, studies how the world around us—everything from chemical exposures to trauma to climate change—can affect reproductive health and development.

A push for safer building materials

Environmental groups are encouraging schools and companies to use non-toxic materials in their construction and renovation projects and to reduce the use of chemicals such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).