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When Is The Best Time To Detox?

Spring is just around the corner and many people look forward to a spring cleanse or detox. Do you remember how refreshed and energized you feel after a good shower? A shower just cleans off your o…

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How Toxic is Your Furniture?

You buy organic food, you use non-toxic cleaning products, you have soft organic cotton sheets, you used amazing vegan and non-toxic paint, you even have houseplants to help clean the air in your home…

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A New Study Shows Real Costs of Toxins

In environmental health circles, 2014 is being heralded as the year Americaís 40-year-old chemical regulations will at long last be reformed. One typical complaint heard in the struggle to pass the Ch…

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8 Million Acres of China’s Farmland Too Polluted To Grow Food

More than 8 million acres of farmland in China is so highly polluted that it is too contaminated to grow crops! This was just reported by Wang Shiyuan, deputy minister of the Ministry of Land and Re…

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How to Remove Lead From Your Home

We all know lead is toxic, which is why it's not allowed in paint and children's toys because of the associated health risks. But were you aware that many other products are allowed to contain lead,…

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11 Disease-Causing Ingredients Added to Garbage Bags

Have you seen those Febreze commercials with the pseudo-scientific experiments in which people are blindfolded and exposed to garbage?† When the blindfolds are removed people are elated and overjoyed …

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Walmart to Phase Out 10 Toxic Chemicals

Walmart announced on Thursday, September 12 that cosmetics and cleaning product suppliers will be required to eliminate ten toxic chemicals from their products if they want them to be sold in Walmart …

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What’s in That Car Air Freshener?

Can't smell the forest for the tree air freshener hanging from the rear-view mirror? That's the concern of more and more people who report headaches, dizziness, and other negative symptoms from the "a…

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5 Remedies that Minimize the Effects of Environmental Pollution

Over 80,000 synthetic chemicals are currently in use in industry, and they find their way into our air, water, food, cleaning products, personal care products, cosmetics, and other substances we regul…

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8 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Feminine Hygiene Products

What you donít know about your pads and tampons may be hurting you.† Here are 8 things you need to know: 1.† Most pads and tampons contain dioxin residues from bleaching the cotton used to make the…

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