It’s summertime and for many people that means more time outdoors. People aren’t the only ones that come out more in the summer though. Insects do too. So, we turn to bug repellents like sprays to protect our skin from pests like mosquitos and ticks. But, did you know that the active ingredients in most bug sprays are pesticides? Yes, with many bug sprays, we are actually putting pesticides on our skin – and on our children’s skin, but we don’t have to.
Here are some tips for choosing safer bug repellents for your family this summer from Tracy Gregoire, LDA’s Director of the Healthy Children Project, and Sydney Cook, the Director of Science and Research at MADE SAFE.
We know that exposure to lead has been linked to a variety of learning challenges such as ADHD, aggression, bullying, cognitive challenges, learning disabilities, and
Many people know that there is no safe level of lead but did you know that lead poisoning is an environmental justice issue? Lead poisoning
Webinar presented by LDA, Ecology Center, Parents for Healthy Homes, Dr Nicholas Newman (pediatrician and lead expert) and the Great Lakes Lead Elimination Network. This