O INDEX 230 Artificial food coloring, 39 Artificial sweeteners, 47 Artificial turf, 151–154 Arts, Crafts & Theatre Safety, 64 Art supplies asbestos in crayons, 63 protecting children from potential hazards in, 63–64 safe children’s, 65 water-based, 62 Asbestosis, 94 Asbestos air testing for, 92–93 in crayons, 63 in hair dryers, 93 in homes, 66–67, 90–94 occupational exposures to, 93–94 in play sand, 119–120 in schools, 149–150 in talcum powder, 93 ASD. See Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Asthma and allergies air filtration systems for, 176–177 caused by animals, 147–148 caused by nickel, 101, 159 child care centers and preventing, 141 dust mites and, 178 molds and, 73, 74, 178 increase in number of people with, 175–176 outdoor air quality and, 129–130 prevention of, 177–178 secondhand smoke and, 176 in teens, 163–164 triggers for, 73–74, 129–130 vacuum cleaners for, 76, 177 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 213 ASTM. See American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Astragalus, 52 Athletic activities air quality and, 129 in the heat, 113 ATSDR. See Agency for Toxic Sub- stances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), 186–187 artificial food coloring and, 39 hazardous waste site exposure and, 137 Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) chelation for, 185 vaccines and, 185–186 Automobiles, 69, 96 pollution from, 131–132 texting and, 106 Ayurvedic medicines, 49 B Baby food, pesticides in store-bought, 45 Back injuries in teens, 165–166 Bacteria in drinking water, 31 in food, 40 Barbecue grills/hibachis, 96 Bed bugs, 61–62 Beyond Pesticides, 213 Bioengineered foods, 40 Biomonitoring of drinking water, 29 Birth Defects Research and Prevention, 214 Bisphenol A (BPA), 16, 19, 85, 187–188 in canned liquid formula, 20–21 controversy over, 198 in dental sealants, 174 reducing exposure to, 20 Bleach, 143–145 Blood testing, 169–174 Boats, 96, 99 Boiling of water, 30–31 Bottle-feeding bisphenol A (BPA) exposure with, 16, 19, 20 canned liquid formula for, 20–21 early puberty and, 18 isoflavone levels in soy formulas and, 18–19 lactose intolerance and, 17–18 melamine contamination and, 19–20 recommended way to mix and pre- pare infant formulas for, 17 safety of water for, 31 See also Breastfeeding Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, 39–40 BPA. See Bisphenol A (BPA) Brain cancer, 179 Brains, consumption of animal, 39–40 Breastfeeding advantages of, 11 maternal weight loss with, 12–13 radioiodine from nuclear meltdowns and, 13–14
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