FDA bans triclosan and 18 other ingredients in antibacterial soap
September 2, 2016, 3:42 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Manufacturers have 1 year to remove the ingredients or the products from the market.
When common chemicals are combined, does your risk of cancer go up?
June 29, 2015, 3:01 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Global research team looks at exposure to mixtures of everyday substances.
Minnesota becomes first state to outlaw antibacterial products
May 20, 2014, 5:42 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While the FDA takes its sweet time investigating the effectiveness — and potential dangers — of triclosan, Minnesota goes ahead and bans the controversial chemical.
Why are pollen allergies so common?
May 1, 2012, 5:40 p.m. by Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries
One widely accepted theory postulates that our obsession with cleanliness is making us more sensitive.