Category Archives: Personal Health

According to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, most mattresses on the market are full of chemicals that can pollute your bedroom air and harm your body. This includes polyurethane foam that can … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” will be lived-streamed and available to anyone who wants to watch it today, Tuesday, January 30 from 10am to 5pm. An agenda, a brochure and the live-stream are available at the link … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” speaker event will take place at the Boston University Photonics Center (8 St. Marys St, Boston) on Tuesday, January 30 from 10am-5pm. Conference co-sponsors include the Massachusetts Association of Health … Read More

Recently, Green Newton posted a message to express our gratitude to MA State Senator Cynthia Creem for filing a bill that would protect children, families and firefighters from toxic flame retardants by banning these chemicals from products sold in Massachusetts. The following is … Read More

Members of our community who care about the health of our children, families and firefighters are grateful to Newton’s State Senator Cynthia Creem for filing “The Children and Firefighters Protection Act”, a bill that would ban toxic flame retardants. For forty years, three chemical … Read More

On Monday, November 13 from  7-9:30pm at Newton South High School (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Centre), Newton resident Nathan G. Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University, will speak on “Cooking the Planet, One Meal at … Read More

At a hearing on October 26, Dr. Brita E. Lundberg provided compelling testimony in support of three bills pertaining to gas leaks and pipelines legislation at the Department of Public Utilities and the State Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committees: 1. House Bill H. 3391, … Read More