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Cancer in Pets, Wildlife and Fish

It's not only humans. The beluga whales in Canada's St. Lawrence estuary are getting cancer, while those in the less-polluted Arctic waters are not. Fish in contaminated waters have tumors, but not th…

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Toxins in Utero

Exactly what is the full scope of a mother-to-be's lifestyle on her unborn child? We're reminded by our doctors to eat well during pregnancy, avoiding certain food products that, for example, contain …

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Fire Retardants: The Toxics in Your Dust

It's in your dust. It's also in your blood. And your fat. Most likely it is in your child's halloween costume, the milk of most mothers you know, and your computer. It shows up in all the dust tested …

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Keeping Fire Retardants Out of Your Kids

Last month the Environmental Working Group published a startling report, Fire Retardants in Toddlers and Their Mothers, in which the first investigation of toxic fire retardants in parents and their c…

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Top 10 Products to Keep Out of Your Home

Here are the top 10 products that I believe you never want to cross the threshold into your home. Don't despair if you have them as most can be removed, sealed in, or otherwise gotten rid of! I have t…

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