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Last night, I recorded a podcast with a superhero you should know: Dr Devra Davis. She has an impressive career as an epidemiologist, author, academic, and pioneer in...

Fossil Fuels in Your Self-Care and Beauty Products

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   We use fossil fuels as coal, natural gas, and petroleum (sometimes called crude oil). These types of fossil fuels help us create...

Practical Nontoxic Strategies to Manage Sunburn, Vitamin D Deficien...

Published May 14, 2019. Updated May 29, 2019 As a mother of three and a toxic exposures specialist, I have grappled with my sun exposure strategies. Knowing that there is...

EMFs + Your Health: What are Your Questions?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Have you heard of the Environmental Health Trust (EHT)? If not, you should visit its website at www.ehtrust.org. It states: ...

9 Brain Detox Tips

by Lily Kamp and by Sophia Ruan Gushée   The idea of detoxing the brain seems scary, but it does’t have to be. As you can probably guess, there is no...

Brain Benefits of Meditation and How to Start Meditating

Above: Sophia Ruan Gushée at Inscape NYC. Below: article by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   There are countless benefits of meditation....

8 Brain-Healthy Activities for When You Disconnect to Reconnect

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Disconnect to Connect for Your Brain Health and Overall Wellbeing In March, we are meditating on the brain to pursue a gentle, organic...

How is our Brain and Central Nervous System Health?

Eating healthy and maintaining your social networks are two brain-healthy activities by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée    The term “brain...

You could have EMF sensitivity, and not yet know it

Those with EMF sensitivity feel much better in nature, and some feel more healing from skin to earth contact by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I suspect that EMF...

Recipes for Skin, Energy, Immunity, and Health from Within

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I'm always looking for practical, simple, nutrient-dense recipes to treat my skin, energy, immunity, and health from within. It'll be...

Might You Have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   There has never been more awareness to our sensitivities: nuts, dairy, gluten, sulfites, and more. So why not chemicals? Multiple...

Sick Building Syndrome: How One Mom Empowered Herself

Podcast intro by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of...

Fragrance detox for your stuffy nose, runny nose, headaches, dizzin...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're not sick or suffering from known allergies, what might a stuffy nose or runny nose be trying to tell us? The nose can...

Headaches, nausea, and fatigue. Might you be electrohypersensitive?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   We live with more EMFs than ever from our wireless and wired technologies. Headaches, nausea, fatigue are some symptoms that could...

Insights on diet, vaccines, fracking, drinking water, EMFs, and more

 by Sophia Ruan Gushée   From afar, over many years, I have felt deep gratitude for Dr. David Carpenter’s career and portfolio of work. Dr....

Natural Bathroom Spray: How to Deodorize the Bathroom

By Angela Cummings   Going #2 (as the kids say) is a natural, healthy occurrence for all humans (and animals), but we’re often embarrassed by the smell left...

4 Tips for Nontoxic Hand Soap

By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée    Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because...

Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living

  Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, studies the potential health consequences of environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women,...

Choosing Nontoxic Food Storage Containers

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Summer is wrapping up and parents are entering back-to-school mode, making it a great time to stock up on food...

Digital Screen Time and Vision Problems

by editorial team   Electronic devices with visual displays are here to stay and feature prominently in kids' daily lives for communication, school work, and...

Tips for Buying Chemical Free Soaps And Shampoos

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Our kids watch our every move. They learn by example, by our actions. When we choose nontoxic products—like...

Health tips for burning candles and incense as well as smudging sag...

Candles have been a part of our rituals and celebrations for more than 5,000 years. Burning incense and "smudging"—ceremonial practices of burning sacred herbs and...

Your Children’s Development: How Does Technology Endanger It?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   All parents have used digital screens as babysitters.  We give our children cell phones to play games,...

Get the Lead Out

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Surprisingly, lead is still found in many consumer products today. While lead was banned from house paint in...

Formaldehyde in Furniture

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When buying furniture the first consideration is usually about the look and feel of the furniture. Not about how it...

Can Furniture Off-gassing Make You Light Headed and Give You Brain ...

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Did you recently buy new furniture, such as a bed frame, couch, desk or shelving unit? Do you feel tired,...

Is your furniture burdening your nervous system?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Neurotoxicity sounds like a big complex word, doesn’t it? But if you break it down it’s pretty simple to...

Cell Phone Radiation and How to Protect Yourself

by Sophia Ruan Gushée and her editorial team   On April 3, 1973, the first mobile phone call was made by a Motorola employee, Martin Cooper. Ten years later, in...

Why Choose Glass Over Plastic?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   As you detox your home, it’s important to understand what materials to avoid, but almost more important to...

What Are You Sleeping on 3,650 Hours?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   It’s not every day that people replace their mattress. In fact, not even every five years. It’s every...
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