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The Fake Meat Making People Sick

The number of people getting sick from eating the meat substitute, Quorn, seems to be increasing daily.  To date, more than 2,000 people reacted to quorn with symptoms like nausea, cramps and diarrhea…

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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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New Fungus Turns Ants Into Zombies

Scientists have discovered four new species of fungi in Brazilian rainforests that infect carpenter ants and take over their brains. About a week after being exposed to spores from the fungi, ants ent…

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Guide to Cleaning Product Labels

When we clean our homes, is it best to use antibacterial, disinfectant or sanitizing cleaners?  What’s the difference between those labels?  Is it better to use one in the kitchen and another in the b…

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