Deirdre Imus

Deirdre Imus

Deirdre Imus, Founder of the site devoted to environmental health,, is President and Founder of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at Hackensack University Medical Center and Co-Founder/Co-Director of the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer. She is a New York Times best-selling author and a frequent contributor to, and Fox Business Channel. Check out her website at Follow her on Twitter@TheGreenDirt and 'like' her Facebook page here.

Latest from Deirdre Imus

  • Sep 16, 2015

    Stop pushing drugs on our kids

    The FDA’s new ruling on OxyContin is for children between the ages of 11 and 16 – the exact window during which young people are most likely to try drugs or alcohol for the first time.

  • Jul 27, 2015

    Dangers of formaldehyde lurk in everyday products

    The chemical and known human carcinogen formaldehyde pops up in many unexpected places, like pressed wood products such as cabinets and flooring, hair straightening or curling treatments, fertilizers, cigarette smoke, and some plastic and paper products. 

  • Mar 25, 2015

    Congress must make Chemical Safety Act live up to its name

    The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act for the 21st Century has a nice ring to it. Named for the late, longtime New Jersey Senator who passed away in 2013, the bill, championed in the Senate by Republican David Vitter and Democratic Tom Udall, would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA). It is a shame that both the current and proposed legislation fall far short of their lofty names, and that countless Americans have suffered, are suffering, will suffer as a result.