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Day: July 23, 2021


What’s that written on the label of your bottle of shampoo, deodorant or mascara? Cosmetics and personal care products can contain harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and other substances of concern, but their labels can be hard to read. The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Tegengif offer a checklist of toxic ingredients to avoid when you go shopping.
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Malaysia is paying a big price for not investing enough and wisely in public healthcare system

Ever since the pandemic started we have been hearing one word repeat itself in terms of the Malaysian public healthcare system. The word is shortage. As Covid-19 started, we had a shortage of Covid testing. The shortage of testing was understandably worse outside of the capital. That is because Malaysia had not set up enough testing capacity across the country. In the OECD countries, they...
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Open your bathroom cupboard: how many cosmetics and personal care products can you count? Some of us can use many different products on a daily basis, some of which we even re-apply throughout the day. But these cosmetics can be a significant source of our daily exposure to harmful chemicals, especially known and potential endocrine disruptors. In fact, a recent study found that women may use...
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