chemicals

What’s in Your Wine?

Most bottles contain more than just grapes and yeast. Find out which ingredients find their way into wine — plus…

3 months ago

Where Have All the Birds Gone?

Recent findings reveal sharp losses in bird populations across Europe. Scientists think agricultural pesticide use may have a role.

3 years ago

A Whiff of Good News

Industry giant Unilever opts to reveal fragrance chemicals in all of its personal-care brands.

4 years ago

Coca-Cola to drop controversial chemical from all drinks

Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a…

7 years ago

Report: FDA loophole allows companies to determine safety of new chemicals in foods

The Natural Resources Defense Council says a loophole in a 1958 law allows food manufacturers to bypass federal safety assessments.

7 years ago

DIY Samoa Sugar Scrub

This body scrub "recipe" combines the moisturizing effect of coconut oil, the exfoliating power of brown sugar, and the decadent…

7 years ago

Childhood obesity reportedly decreasing, though why is not clear

The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has dropped, according to a federal report — but among older kids, a…

7 years ago

Even BPA-Free Plastic Has Health Risks

Some tips on how to avoid hormone-disrupting chemicals in your kitchen.

10 years ago

Smart Like a Rat

Living clean relies on more than just making smart choices about what we put in our mouths and on our…

13 years ago