Captain America Soft Shield

'Trouble In Toyland' Safety Survey Places Captain America Soft Shield Atop List

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 13:33

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group's (PIRG) "Trouble in Toyland" report has revealed dangerous levels of lead in the Captain American Soft Shield among other toys.

Green tea

How Green Is It? Some Green Teas Contain No Antioxidants At All

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 13:21

A new independent lab report shows some bottled green teas contain very few antioxidants, and some loose-leaf green teas have lead.

A car produces smoke from its exhaust as it pulls away.

Leaded Gasoline Linked to the Rise and Fall of Violent Crime

By | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 13:54

A new study has revealed that the rise and fall of leaded gasoline strongly correlates with the pattern of violent crime rates in America.

Children in northern Zamfara

MSF Urges Nigeria President to Act on Deadly Lead Poisoning

By | Thu, 11/15/2012 - 09:22

Doctors Without Borders said Nigeria had failed to deliver on promises to tackle a deadly lead poisoning epidemic and called on president Goodluck Jonathan to intervene.

child running

Exposure to Mercury, Lead in the Womb and After Birth Raise ADHD Risk in Children

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 10:50

Exposure to mercury in womb and lead after birth can lead to ADHD in children, says a new study from Canada.