Posts by btamaskar

Becoming Part of the 1%: It can happen to our Fathers, too

Becoming Part of the 1%: It can happen to our Fathers, too

by Emily Barstow, daughter of Founder Cynthia Barstow and her husband Lee Of the 250,000 cases of breast cancer that...

Walked Off the Plane at LAX: Natural Products Expo West “So Big it’s Unexplainable!”

Walked Off the Plane at LAX: Natural Products Expo West “So Big it’s Unexplainable!”

As I walked into the Anaheim convention center, I quickly realized what everyone meant when they said Expo West is...

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Go Organic! How Choosing Organic Contributes to a Safer Future

Happy New Year! As 2018 begins, many people will vow to begin healthier lifestyles, whether that means exercising more, quitting...

The Gift of Organic Giving!

The Gift of Organic Giving!

Lexi Vaccaro is the Protect Our Breasts National Director of Chapter Development and personal care and cosmetics researcher.  During the...

Why November is for the Boys

Why November is for the Boys

Sofie Rosenberg is the Protect Our Breasts Science Director responsible for translating new research on concerning chemicals from endocrine disruptors...

Keeping Travel Healthy with Safer Alternatives on-the-road and in-the-air!

Keeping Travel Healthy with Safer Alternatives on-the-road and in-the-air!

I spend almost 75% of my workdays on the road. From airports to rest stops, there isn’t a mode of...

Be in the KNOW about loopholes in the cleaning products industry! KNOW if your cleaning products are really clean.

Be in the KNOW about loopholes in the cleaning products industry! KNOW if your cleaning products are really clean.

Do you ever stop to look at what is in your all-purpose cleaner you use on your kitchen counter? How...

NOW is the time to exercise the power to prevent breast cancer – in High School and College!!

NOW is the time to exercise the power to prevent breast cancer – in High School and College!!

As the Science Director of Protect Our Breasts, I have reviewed a large number of scientific studies that relate to...

The Power of No: Saying “NO” to Harmful Chemicals in Our Cosmetic Products

The Power of No: Saying “NO” to Harmful Chemicals in Our Cosmetic Products

Did you know that some of the ingredients in your cosmetics are used in the embalming process to preserve dead...

My First Expo: Exactly where I was supposed to be

My First Expo: Exactly where I was supposed to be

During high school, one of my teachers would say, “You are exactly where you are supposed to be right now.”...