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4 Everyday Toxins That Age You

The phrase "age is just a number" is bandied about by everyone from fitness gurus to life coaches, but there is an undeniable element of truth to the tired cliché. Men and women in their 90s and 100s …

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Exposed: Cancer-Causing Toxins Found in Air Fresheners

If you have been following my “EXPOSED” blog series you’re familiar with phthalates found in so-called “air-fresheners.” You know then that these toxic ingredients are linked with abnormally-developed…

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Exposed: Is Your Child’s Classroom Toxic?

When you consider that children spend almost as much time at school as they do at home, it’s imperative that the environment be a healthy one—or at least, a non-toxic one.  This is particularly true w…

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10 Houseplants That Clean the Air

Indoor air quality has become a real problem. Indoor air often contains formaldehyde from carpets and adhesives, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paints, petrochemicals from fragrances, and a la…

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