women’s health

Chemical Reaction

Chemical Reaction

Two alumnae are demanding that companies remove toxins from the products women use every day It was late in the day at a regional meeting of hazardous waste managers, and the session Ann Blake ’85 was attending was wrapping up—or, rather, trying to wrap up.…... » Read more

Feminine Care Products: Safe List

According to Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE)—a nonprofit orgranization working to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities—feminine products, like pads, tampons, wipes, wash, sprays, and douche can contain unregulated toxic chemicals like carcinogens, reproductive toxins, hormone disruptors, and allergens. The FDA…... » Read more

Web Extras for Hot Topic: Menopause

Resources about Menopause The best resource bar none, is your own doctor. She will be able to help you determine whether your symptoms are severe enough to require hormone replacement therapy or if your health history poses a risk that would make other remedies safer.…... » Read more