Learn the basics of sustainable cleaning - from green products to indoor air quality - to create a healthy home.
Cleaning your mattress will eliminate dead skin cells and mites, of course, but it might also improve the quality of your sleep.
Their work reveals genetic clues about the insects' behavior, making it possible to target specific attributes.
While the FDA takes its sweet time investigating the effectiveness — and potential dangers — of triclosan, Minnesota goes ahead and bans the controversial chemical.
A new report from the American Lung Association finds that nearly 148 million Americans breathe unhealthy air.
New regulations mark the first significant changes in policy on coal dust since 1969.
Homework and a discomfort about being outdoors are the 2 reasons cited for why U.S. kids aren't experiencing more nature.
Incorrect use of antibacterial soaps can encourage a resistance to the chemicals in certain microbes, largely rendering the soaps useless.
While it ranks high on the gross scale, peeing in a pool has never been considered hazardous. A new study, however, uncovers serious health effects tied to in-pool tinkles.
Feeling wheezy after snuggling on the sofa? Struggling with cat pee smell? Vexed by VOCs? Not to worry, your air-purifying, bacteria-eliminating hardwood flooring should take care of it.
New study finds that the best way to get parents active and engaged with their kids at a playground is to do away with park benches.
A new study suggests there should be official rules on how often doctors clean these essential tools.
One-fourth of workers always go to work when they're sick. Do you?
When fungi are moved from their natural hiding places, the results can be harmful to humans.
A new video campaign uses humor to educate about the difference between organic and natural food labels.
The spread of germs poses a real threat, and researchers are doing everything they can to protect us.
Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.