Kathleen Schuler

Rural Kids & Pesticides – Reduce Your Family’s Exposure

Rural Kids & Pesticides – Reduce Your Family’s Exposure

Kids in both rural and urban areas are exposed to pesticides in homes, schools and communities. And it will take more than individual action to better protect the health of these children.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
A Whole Foods Diet Reduces Exposure to Chemicals

A Whole Foods Diet Reduces Exposure to Chemicals

A diet rich in whole foods will provide good nutrition, reduce exposure to chemicals in food packaging and help protect the body against routine chemical exposures. We need the food we eat to nurture our body, not harm it.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Hidden Scents in Our Products and the Great Lakes

Hidden Scents in Our Products and the Great Lakes

I’m betting you’ve never heard of galaxolide. Galaxolide is a little known chemical that is very likely in your body and in your home. It’s a synthetic ingredient that gives perfumes and colognes a musky scent.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
BPA in Canned Food – Still a Problem

BPA in Canned Food – Still a Problem

Most people are aware that the hormone disrupting chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) was used in plastic baby bottles and water bottles in the past. Consumer demand and state regulation, including in Minnesota, pushed the marketplace to safely eliminate BPA from … Continue reading



Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
The New York Times and Chemical Reform

The New York Times and Chemical Reform

West Virginia and Minnesota – our chemical link.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment
Harmful Chemicals Found in Cosmetics

Harmful Chemicals Found in Cosmetics

Many people are aware that there are chemicals of concern in personal care products, but we don’t expect to find flame retardants and Teflon chemicals in products we put on our bodies.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , | Leave a comment
What’s in Your Wallet?

What’s in Your Wallet?

Using hand sanitizer before handling BPA-tainted receipts, increases the absorption of BPA and handling food without first washing hands with soap and water will further increase BPA levels in the body.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Featured Stories, Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Chemicals in Our Products = Chemicals in Minnesota Waters

Lots of people are concerned about how the use of toxic chemicals in our consumer products is affecting our health, but how are these chemicals also affecting our environment and wildlife?




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Featured Stories, Healthy Kids and Families, Lakes, Rivers and Water | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
New Study Found Toxic Chemicals in Car Seats

New Study Found Toxic Chemicals in Car Seats

Nearly three-quarters (73%) of seats tested contained hazardous halogenated flame retardants. There are still things parents can do.




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Featured Stories, Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
What Parents Need to Know About Flame Retardants In Children’s Sleepwear

What Parents Need to Know About Flame Retardants In Children’s Sleepwear

If you’re wondering what chemicals are used in pajamas and if there are health risks from exposure to these chemicals, there are more questions than answers…




Continue reading

Posted on by Kathleen Schuler | Posted in Healthy Kids and Families | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Page 1 of 3123