Here's help on creating a toxin-free home and work environment. Below you'll find links to articles about fake fragrances, xenohormones and xenoestrogens, also known as hormone disruptors, many of which are lurking in perfumes, cosmetics, personal care products and cleaning products. These industries are virtually unregulated, so it's up to each one of us to be awake and aware about what we're putting in and on our bodies.
Health Risks Can Be Skin Deep
If hormones, nicotine and other medicines can move quickly and efficiently into the blood, what else are you absorbing through your skin? The potential for absorbing harmful substances through the skin is enormous.
Xenohormones (Part II) in Your Environment
We are awash in a sea of xenohormones but with education and awareness you can avoid many of them. Find out how in this article by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins.
Ban Phthalates from Your Life
This common hormone-altering chemical is especially damaging to the reproductive systems of boys and should be avoided by everyone.
Why Scented Products are not Safe
Scented products aka fake fragrances (fakegrances) are made from a chemical brew that is completely unregulated. In fact, their ingredients are a secret. We know most scented products contain the carcinogens benzene and hormone disruptors called phthalates. What else is in there?
Avoid Bisphenol-A During Pregnancy
Bisphenol-A is a ubiquitous plastic that interferes with sex differentiation and damages chromosomes.
Deet-Free Natural Bug Repellants
Deet-free natural bug repellants may not last as long but you don't have to worry about their toxicity.
Red Meat is Not the Villain
Research keeps warning us away from red meat, but don't blame it on the meat--blame it on how we eat it.
Xenohormones (Part I) and Your Health
Xenohormones are chemical hormone imposters that can cause hormone imbalance and cancer. Read this informative article by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins.
Electromagnetic Fields and Pregnancy
Research shows that women with greatest exposure to electromagnetic fields have a higher risk of miscarriage.
For more than fifty years we have been assured that the public policy of mass medicating citizens with fluoride has been fully reviewed and all questions of safety and effectiveness resolved. Political activist Jeff Green examines whether this is really true.
The Fluoride Shell Game
We’ve known for decades that excess ingestion of fluoride causes a long list of serious health problems, but now it turns out that what’s in our water is even more dangerous than what has been tested by government scientists. Dr. John Lee explains why the fluoride in our water is not as advertised.
Tips for Safer Cell Phone Use
A few tips for safer cell phone use.
A fascinating and informative interview from the John R. Lee, M.D. Medical Letter with William J. Rea, M.D., a pioneer and the leading researcher and clinician in the field of environmental medicine and chemical sensitivity, which is the treatment of illness caused by food and environmental factors as wide-ranging as such as pesticides, air and water pollution, solvents and formaldehyde, gas stoves, fragrances, and electromagnetic fields.
Indoor Air Pollution Disrupts Hormones
Find out which hormone-disrupting chemicals were found in the air of 100% of homes tested.
Do Detox Supplements Work?
Is it worth it to spend a lot of money on detox supplements, or are there simpler, more commonsense ways to cleanse the body and support the liver?