Study: No such thing as “safe” plastic

I’ve been scared since I first found that Bisphenol-A (BPA) can cause all sorts of problems from feminizing fish, cancer, to undescended testes in boys but a new Mother Jones exposé has me shaking in my boots. I was pregnant when the public started finding out about the effects of (BPA) and while I was […]

Yet another example of why the U.S. school system sucks – school throws out kids’ lunches because of parent’s debt

Forty kids at Uintah Elementary in Utah had their lunches ripped from their hands and thrown into the trash because their parents had owed money on their lunch accounts. The Salt Lake City school district apologized for taking  away the children’s lunches but their ideas about how to fix the issue revolve around notifying parents and […]