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23 Common Plants Poisonous to Pets

Pet owners know that dogs and cats often have a penchant for eating strange things. Cats often gravitate toward plastic or wool, and many a dog will chew on whatever it can get its chops around. And t…


Study Finds Common Cleaning Products Fail Safety Testing

Before you wash another load of laundry or scrub a pile of dishes, keep reading. Womenís Voices for the Earth launched a new report called ďDeep CleanĒ in which the non-profit organization graded four…


Could Kale be Poisoning You?

Who doesnít love kale? Itís probably ranks as one of the most-loved vegetables on the planet. Letís face it: kale is a superstar in the vegetable kingdom. And for good reason: steamed kale has been sh…


Asbestos Found in Crayons and Toys

When you give a child crayons to color with or a crime-scene fingerprinting set to nurture his or her inner investigator, the last thing you probably consider is that these toys may be harming the chi…


Mosquitoes Outsmart DEET Repellents Within 3 Hours

In the same way that many bacteria have learned resistance to antibiotics, mosquitos are learning how to outsmart chemical repellents, according to research in the medical journal Parasites and Vector…


Top 5 Natural Mosquito Repellents that Really Work

Many years ago I stood outdoors with a group of people and within two minutes was swarmed by mosquitoes while the others were almost completely unaffected. After making my escape indoors, a quick coun…


11 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

The toilet is a part of our daily lives, and thank goodness: the winter gets very cold where I live in Colorado and I'm not too keen on the idea of heading outside to do my business in an outhouse in …


How to ID & Avoid Harmful Toxins At Home (Infographic)

Who knew there could be so many toxic chemicals in our homes? Identifying toxins can be hard. If only products containing toxic chemicals in our homes were clearly marked as hazardous, toxic or dea…


How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" Iím betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably donít consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…


10 Worst Hidden Toxins in Vitamins and Supplements

Iím absolutely shocked at how many people donít investigate to find out whether there are toxins in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood, or supplement, the…


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