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Toxic Fire Retardants in Many Household Items

Harmful fire retardant chemicals are turning up in everything from furniture to dust in American homes, researchers report in two new studies being published today (Nov. 28), a finding that underscore…

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Natural Pet Care for Fleas, Ticks, Bath Time and More

Our human lives are full of choices. We often obsess over the ingredients in the lotions we buy and search for the safest cleaning products for our home. Our pets, on the other hand, live a largely ch…

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Go Green at Home to Keep Pets Healthy

I’ve always told myself that I care about the environment as much as the next person. Well, at least as much as the next working mom with three kids, three dogs, and a limited amount of both time and …

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Unacceptable Levels: 80,000 Chemicals in Our Lives (Video)

There are more than 80,000 chemicals in our daily life—in everything from cosmetics and cleaning products to furniture and food—and yet very few of them are regulated by government. Many of them h…

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Healing with Food

By Lisa Nicholson, contributor to Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com We eat every day, usually as many as 3-5 times a day. From work to exercise, from reading a book to watering the garden, f…

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Pesticides and Honeybee Deaths

Honeybees are key pollinators that are absolutely crucial to our food system. And, tragically, they’re not having an easy time these days. One factor responsible for a massive amount of honeybee deat…

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Is There Plastic In My Food?

  Plastics are everywhere. They're in our homes, clothes, cars, toys, and, alarmingly, they're on our dinner plates. Researchers have confirmed that potentially harmful chemicals from plastics…

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Information You May Not Have Heard About BPA

In recent years, many research and news organizations have published reports about the toxicity of Bisphenol A (commonly called BPA). If you've kept up on this topic, you know BPA is in many food and …

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True Beauty: Cosmetics Companies Ban Chemicals, Disclose Ingredients

Natural cosmetics, free of the most harmful chemicals, are the fastest growing segment of the $50 billion cosmetics industry, according to a report released today by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. T…

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The McRib & Yoga Mats: More Alike Than You Think

By Jill Lawson for DietsInReview.com The McRib and a yoga mat seem as far removed from one another as the people who eat the sandwich and those who practice yoga, but they do share something in com…

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