How Dangerous Are Dry Cleaning Chemicals?
The alternatives to the most notorious dry cleaning solvent are fairly diverse—but many of them don’t seem any safer.
There Are Nearly 1,000 Chemicals in Our Food That Have Never Been Tested for Safety
Why the FDA and the EPA aren't set up to protect us from contaminants in the food we eat.
This 3,200 Year Old Egyptian Cheese Is Cursed With a Deadly Pathogen
The cheese, made from both cow and sheep/goat milk, is contaminated with infectious bacteria.
You're Definitely Consuming Microplastics, But Not Just In Seafood and Tap Water
A leading researcher in the field talks why tap water and seafood shouldn't be our only concern when it comes to the issue of microplastics.
Race and Health
Relaxers Aren't the Only Hair Products With Questionable Chemicals Marketed to Black Women
So much time, money, and anxiety goes into making black hair conform to white standards—only for it to potentially harm black people’s health.
Desus & Mero
Why the Hell Are Teens Biting into Tide Pods?
Desus and Mero weigh in on the bizarre viral craze.
Will Trump's EPA Address the Likely Carcinogen In Our Drinking Water?
People are exposed to more than 10 times the "safe" amount of this chemical in east LA.
Women of Color Are Bearing the Brunt of a Toxic Beauty Industry
Inconclusive science and social pressures are putting women's health at risk.
Asking for a friend
Will My Body Absorb the Chemicals in My Bug Spray?
Here's what we know about DEET.
Boxed Mac n' Cheese Contains a Chemical You Don't Want to Eat
All varieties tested contained a hormone-disrupting chemical.
Paintings Break Down Exactly What Happens on Psychedelic Drugs
Kelsey Brookes visualizing psychotropics like LSD.
Removing Glyphosate from Our Food Won't Make Us Safer
The most commonly used herbicide in the world is not worse than the things it would be replaced with.