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Detox Your Car in 10 Simple Steps

I just bought a small, used utility truck. Months of scouring the marketplace and test-driving vehicles reminded me of just how many chemicals most people use in the maintenance and upkeep of their ve…

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Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

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How Scary is Moldy Food?

Whether it is nature or conditioning, most humans are repelled by mold, especially on their food. We have all shared the unfortunate experience of uncovering some lost piece of fruit, jar of tomato sa…

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Could You Have Adult-Onset Asthma?

As with allergies, if you’re an adult who has never suffered from asthma, you may be assuming that this will never be one of your health concerns.  The fact is asthma can be acquired at any point in o…

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6 Home Projects to Avoid During Pregnancy

by Steve Graham You want a safe, healthy child, but want to continue home improvement projects during pregnancy. Some projects may be dangerous for pregnant women, particularly exposure to so…

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4 Reasons Why Your Damp House is Wrecking Your Health

A little leak isn't something to ignore. Although you might not notice immediate water damage, mold growth and bacterial growth can begin within 24 - 48 hours of a moisture intrusion. Damp houses …

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Out with the Mold

Returning from vacation recently, my family was welcomed back by an unwelcome house guest: mold. Our basement, which is usually aired out through open windows, had been shut tight for a little over a …

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3 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally

A proliferation of mold and mildew can be the hallmark of hot and humid summers. I have a friend who has green mold growing on the shoes in her closet! A humidifier might be the best help for her, but…

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Indoor Allergins: Household Cleaners

Household Chemicals There are a host of countless common household chemicals that create havoc when it comes to our indoor air quality. Formaldehyde, solvents, alcohols, dyes, and even artificial fra…

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Indoor Allergins: Mold

Mold spores are nearly everywhere, and create a number of potential health concerns from allergies to asthma, to chronic illnesses. Mold thrives on dark, moist, bacteria-laden surfaces, most often fou…

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