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My Hunt for a Chemical-Free Couch

by Lori Popkewitz Alper There’s been a lot of buzz about a team of researchers from Duke University and UC Berkeley who found that 85% of couch cushions contain toxic or untested flame retardants. …

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97 Percent of Online Pharmacies Are Unsafe

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Only 3 percent of online pharmacies are safe to use, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The vast majority of web-based medicat…

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Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

A recent study shows a link between heavy cellphone use and saliva production. Scientists at the Vidhya Shikshan Prasark Mandal's Dental College and Research Centre in India have found that the gland …

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Does Your Receipt Contain BPA?

Not too long ago, we talked about BPA in cash register receipts. The big problem with BPA in receipts is that it's "free," meaning it's much easier to get a large amount on your skin than from someth…

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