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How to Tackle a Mold Problem

If you're doing a home improvement project, there are many hazards to be aware of before you start—from lead in paint to radon in your basement. So it's a good idea to always test before you start the…

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Think You are Safe from Asbestos? Think Again …

My lungs hurt from just thinking about our interview with Linda Reinstein, CEO/President and co-founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) last week. Not only was I startled to find…

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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Feeling a little under the weather lately? One potential source of your illness could be your own home, thanks to the smorgasbord of toxins that tend to lurk inside, causing issues like breathing d…

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Danger: Asbestos in detective toy

Playing sleuth a la Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys can be lots of fun. But there is one seriously dangerous toy on the market you do not want in your junior detectives' bag. Recent tests conducted b…

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Dangers of Talcum Powder

Find out why talcum powder is a bad choice for babies and get the formula for a lovely all-natural alternative here: Talcum powder contains a substance similar in composition to asbestos, and some …

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