Let’s Seal the Deal: Ban Coal Tar-Based Blacktop Sealant

RECESS! Time for lava monster, freeze tag, four square, and foot races! Playing outside on playgrounds, driveways, or blacktops are central to a child’s healthy lifestyle, and we want to keep it that way. You may have heard or read that certain pavement sealants (“blacktop”) can cause cancer and are less environmentally friendly than alternatives. … More Let’s Seal the Deal: Ban Coal Tar-Based Blacktop Sealant

Cancerous Colas? A closer look at the 4-Methylimidazole (4-MEI) controversy

We already know there’s nothing healthful about drinking colas. But did you know that the cola ingredient 4-Methylimidazole, aka 4-MEI, is considered by Consumer Reports as well as the state of California, to be a carcinogen? Yes, it may cause cancer. 4-MEI is a product of roasting and thus is naturally found in roasted coffee … More Cancerous Colas? A closer look at the 4-Methylimidazole (4-MEI) controversy