What To Do if You Suspect Asbestos

Asbestos

This week, on Mamavation TV, we heard a touching story from our guest, Heather Von St. James. She is a survivor of a rare form of cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma. What makes her story unique, is how she was exposed to the cancer causing asbestos. Heather's childhood memories of greeting her father after work and wearing his coat that was … [Read more...]

Back to School: Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly

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Now that the kids are ready go back to school, it's time to answer this question: Is it possible to get the kids back to school without toxic chemicals in their school bags? Typical school supplies and gear often contain a mix of chemicals associated with cancers, birth defects and other medical and physical troubles for children. The Problem: … [Read more...]

Kingdom Cheddar Twitter Party September 3rd #KingdomCheese

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Are you a fan of AUTHENTIC English cheddar? And what if that English cheddar was USDA certified organic? Best of both worlds, right? Kingdom Cheddar is the First USDA Certified Organic Cheese Exported from Europe Kingdom Cheddar is crafted using milk from a small group of organic family farms in South West England, the birthplace of cheddar more … [Read more...]

Kingdom Cheddar Blogger Search & Trip to English Organic Dairy Farms

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Win An All Expenses Paid Trip to England Would you enjoy touring organic dairy farms in the South West of England, the birthplace of cheddar cheese? Would you like to spend some time exploring the countryside of England and seeing the major sites of London all expenses paid?  Read on for the opportunity of a lifetime... What Makes Kingdom Cheddar … [Read more...]

After Asbestos: Surviving Mesothelioma

After Asbestos

This week on Mamavation TV, we will again be talking about dangerous toxins that may be in your home. We will cover how to stay safe, even during home renovations. This topic would not be complete without discussing asbestos, a known carcinogen. Mesothelioma is the aggressive form of cancer caused by inhalation and exposure to asbestos affecting … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Lead Safe

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The past few weeks on Mamavation TV we've been delving deeper into environmental toxins. This week's focus was lead--- Something that has been a recognized danger for thousands of years. Our guest, Tamara Rubin, shared her personal experience as a mother of lead poisoned children and her move into activism. She has devoted her time to educating … [Read more...]

2014 Healthy Child Blogger of the Year Contest & Twitter Party

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At Mamavation, we HEART Healthy Child Healthy World... Healthy Child Healthy World is a California non-profit organization that works to create programs and initiatives that: (1) support safer chemicals and products, (2) demand corporate accountability, (3) engage communities for collective action and (4) influence legislative and regulator … [Read more...]

The War on Organics: Who’s Fighting It and How to Protect Your Family

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There’s a war going on in this country, and while it’s not being fought with weapons, it is being waged with marketing, misdirection and outright lies. “Big AG,” America’s top agricultural and biochemistry firms are leading an assault on organics, non-GMO foods, proper labeling and healthy choices. They are seeking to protect their profits as … [Read more...]

Is Lead Lurking in Your Home?

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Imagine there was an epidemic that was linked to the rising rates of ADD, ADHD, and Autism and it was effecting 1 in 3 children in the country. Then imagine you learned that this epidemic was caused by toxins inside people's very own homes. You'd expect to hear about it on every news outlet and something to be done. This epidemic is actually a … [Read more...]

Glyphosate: The Scientific and the Simple Facts You Need to Know

Glyphosate

This week's show was all about Glyphosate. Our expert panel, made up of filmmaker Ed Brown (Unacceptable Levels, A New Resistance) and Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman of the Pesticide Action Network, delved into the scientific and the simple facts on this pesticide so you can stay informed for your families. What is Glyphosate? It is a chemical … [Read more...]

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