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Post-Gazette - November 21, 2013

Allegheny County in Top 2 percent in US for cancer risk from air pollution


Reuters - June 10, 2014

Perms, dyes linked to concerning compounds in hairdressers


Tribune Review - July 5, 2014

Scrutiny of chemical triclosan could lead to FDA rules by 2018


WYEP - Allegheny Front - November 8, 2013

Microplastics a Problem in the Great Lakes


Post-Gazette - October 25, 2013

Pittsburghers urged to actively fight for environment here


Tribune Review - September 13, 2013

Celebs or regular people, a greener life just takes thought


Post-Gazette - February 28, 2013

Rodney Taylor Pioneered Healthy School Movement


PopCity - February 6, 2013

Teens on the Eco Scene Raises Awareness on Enviro Risks, Products


WPXI News - December 11, 2012

Consumer Group Ranks Retailers


South Pittsburgh Reporter - September 5, 2012

Overbrook community garden a success


WPXI News - August 27, 2012

Target 11 investigates toxic chemicals found in school supplies


KDKA News - August 15, 2012

Johnson and Johnson plans to reformulate products


Tribune Review - May 21, 2012

Fragrance-free day asks perfume users to skip it


Pittsburgh Today Live - May 21, 2012

Fragrance-Free Day


New Pittsburgh Courier - October 28, 2011

Madame C.J. Walker legacy lives


Whirl Magazine - October 21, 2011

Healthy Choice


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - October 11, 2011

Talk to Focus on Madam Walker


Pittsburgh Post Gazette - April 29, 2014

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2014/04/30/Air-pollution-Pittsburgh-American-Lung-Association/stories/201404300135


Pop City - October 5, 2011

Inspiration from a black woman pioneer, and cautions on cosmetics


Pittsburgh Post Gazette - September 26, 2011

Youths cultivate N. Side open lot


Pop City - August 10, 2011

Stroller Brigade guns for harmful chemicals in toys


Pittsburgh Post Gazette - June 7, 2011

Healthy Cosmetics


WYEP - Allegheny Front - March 16, 2011

Lead in Reuseable Bags


Tribune Review - March 3, 2011

Bright Lines: Readers React to "Girls are Wearing Cosmetics at Younger Ages"


Post Gazette - January 12, 2011

Group Pushes Allegheny County to act quickly on bad air


Post-Gazette - August 11, 2010

Fragrance Chemicals and the Scent of Suspicion


WYEP – Allegheny Front - June 30, 2010

Is Sunscreen Safe? Interview

Click here to listen to the radio interview.


KDKA-TV - May 12, 2010

Campaign Aims To Uncover Dangers in Cosmetics

Local organizations campaign for safer cosmetics, demanding the cosmetics industry to release a full disclosure of the chemicals used as ingredients in products. The organizations, including WHE, UPMC’s Environmental Oncology Department, and the Rachel Carson Homestead spoke on the issue.


Women for a Healthy Environment - September 24, 2008

Heinz Endowment Announces Formation of Women’s Network