Mother & Baby
The controversial plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is now banned for use in baby bottles and sippy cups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. The move was prompted by a request in October from the American Chemistry Council, which represents industry, as a way to clarify for consumers that BPA will not [...]Read More ...
EWG’s 5th annual guide to safe and effective sunscreens features ratings for more than 1,700 sunscreens and SPF lip balms, moisturizers and makeups. Highlights? Only one in five sunscreens earns high marks for safety and efficacy. Products with exaggerated SPF claims above 50 still crowd out better brands, and nearly one-third of this year’s crop [...]Read More ...
href=”http://www.goumbook.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/baby- bottle.jpg”> title=”Baby bottles” src=”http://www.goumbook.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/11/baby-bottle.jpg” alt=”” width=”400″ height=”267″ /> Baby bottles containing the chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) has been banned in Europe as of early next year among growing fears that it could harm the health of children. John Dalli, European Union commissioner in charge of health and consumer policy, said that parents in the [...]Read More ...
The season of flu (and fear of swine flu) is upon us. But before you reach for this sticky pink cocktail dished out by doctors and parents as a cure-all for children, think again.. Calpol, uncritically accepted by parents – and bizarrely by doctors too – is a kind of sticky pink magic bullet for [...]Read More ...
Individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, PDD-NOS, Aspergers syndrome, attention deficit disorders, and Down syndromehave an unusually high rate of food allergies and sensitivities. Many have found that the identification of food sensitivities through laboratory testing and/or elimination diets has alleviated not only the obvious symptoms of allergy such as chronic nasal [...]Read More ...
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