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Why You Must Buy a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Have you heard of the silent killer? Every year, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning claims 500 victims in the United States. This colorless, odorless gas is a byproduct of using common household applian…

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

You can't see it and you can't smell it, but it can kill you. In sends more than 15,000 people to America's emergency rooms every year and claims hundreds of lives. It could be in your home right now.…

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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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Some Carbon Monoxide With Your Meat?

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com Have you ever heard of atmospheric packaging before? You’re not alone. Apparently those crafty words refer to the modified packaging the meat industry has in…

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Home Fires Burning

I broke down the other day. I was weak, weak I tell you. On a particularly chilly November morning, I turned on the heat in our house. I guess I'm a bit frugal when it comes to home heating. Why…

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Fall Indoor Air Checklist

Closing up the house for the winter--or for the summer with air conditioning--requires keen awareness of potentially new air quality concerns. Did you ever think of the “burnt dust” phenomenon, for e…

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