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Back to School, Away from Toxins

By Deirdre Imus, August 10, 2017 For countless American kids, back to school time means shopping for new backpacks, supplies, and outfits.

 

Sunshine, Sunscreen and Vitamin D

By Deirdre Imus 6/20/17 Summer is stirring, and with every emerging season comes new challenges, and also new adventures. In an ideal scenario, we’d spend our days soaking up the sun, communing with nature, or tending to a blossoming garden.

 

Exercise A Weighty Issue

By Deirdre Imus, May 2017 Parents have countless thoughts running through their minds at any given moment: Is my child happy? Sick? Safe? Doing well in school? Making enough friends? Tag on the perpetual stress of everyday life (job, commute, the news), and there’s not a lot of room for other worries, like getting the entire family to sit down to a healthy home-cooked meal, or engage in some form of physical activity together.

 

Cause a Stir, Reconnect with Silent Spring

By Deirdre Imus, 4/10/2017 Spring is a perfect time for new beginnings. We clean, we plant, we reconnect with the natural world. The season provides a unique opportunity to inspire, and to be inspired.

 

Let's Give em Something to Buzz About

By Deirdre Imus, 8-23-2016 There’s been a lot of buzz lately about honeybees, those quasi-nuisances that can send even the most stoic among us into a tailspin trying to avoid an encounter.

 

Warning: Glyphosate is Toxic and Everywhere

By Deirdre Imus, February 7, 2017 When it comes to our children’s health, it seems there is a new boogey monster every week. Whether mercury, bisphenol-A, phthalates, or something else, there is no shortage of carcinogens permeating our environment, posing a threat to all people, big and small.

 

Mind the Gap

By Lawrence Rosen, MD-November, 2016 In 2007, Deirdre Imus and I published a landmark paper chronicling the disproportionate impact of environmental health concerns on children, making a strong case for urgent need to address pediatric environmental injustice.

 

My Top 10 Gifts For Kids This Holiday Season

By Deirdre Imus, November 28, 2016 The daily business of life – especially with kids – is hard. This past year in particular has felt more stressful than most, with many of us worrying about things far beyond our control.

 

Healthy Halloween Fun

By Deirdre Imus, September 29 Fall is arguably the most exciting time of year, every year. For some, it’s the increasingly chilly air, gorgeous scenery, and juicy apples, followed by a smattering of beloved holidays celebrated with family and friends. For others, it’s all about one special day in particular.​

 

GMO Labeling: The Dark Act Will Keep Us All In The Dark

By Deirdre Imus-8/9/2016 Late last week, amid a busy news cycle, President Barack Obama quietly signed into law a bill creating federal labeling standards for foods containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Sounds great, right? Problem solved? Advocates satisfied?

 
 
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