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Can My Couch Give Me Cancer?
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, flame-retardent chemicals, chemicals, health concerns )

- 16 hours ago -
Flame-retardants work their way out of your furniture and into the dust that coats surfaces. You may be exposed by breathing them in or putting something in your mouth coated with the dust. 90% of American have flame retardant chemicals in their bodies.
5 Portland Hospitals Donate $21.5M to Build Homeless Housing
Health & Wellness  (tags: homeless, homelessness, Portland, OR, GoodNews, government, health, society, health )

- 13 hours ago -
Five major hospitals in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit health care plan said Friday they will donate a combined $21.5 million toward the construction of nearly 400 housing units for the city's burgeoning homeless and low-income population...
8 Foods That Could Kill You If You Eat Enough of Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: fruits, humans, diet, children, family, food, illness, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, women )

- 47 minutes ago -
Watch the rhubarb, also the seeds of the apples and pears you eat. Its weird how simple things can also be dangerous, like potatoes for example. Green french fries, anyone?
10 Reasons You Should Start Foraging for Your Own Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, plants, cheapism, eating, diet, frugality, weeds, saving money )

- 21 minutes ago -
Nature is teeming with edibles. You just need to look.

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