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Infant and Child Car Seats Come with Toxic Chemicals

There’s no way around it. When babies and young children are riding in a car, they must be secured in a car seat. Unfortunately, this safety protection comes with toxic chemical exposure. Though we all want our children to be in properly installed car seats for vital crash protection, we also want those seats to …Read More

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Low Levels of Chemicals Impact Your Child’s Developing Brain

There is no safe level of exposure – low levels of chemicals have a major impact on your child’s developing brain. Watch this video to learn more: Many parents assume that baby products are tested and would not be on the market if they were unsafe. But the fact is that most chemicals in products have never …Read More

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Air Pollution and Autism Risk

  Air pollution and increased risk of autism have been linked through several studies. A new study from Harvard School of Public Health tried to find out exactly when this risk is increased. (Fine particulate air pollution linked with increased autism risk) What they found is that if a pregnant mom is exposed to fine particle …Read More

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Poison Furniture: Why the New Law Won’t Protect You from Toxic Exposure

For years scientists, consumers and concerned companies have been working hard to change the 1970s regulations that ushered in over four decades of heavy duty application of chemicals in furniture. The good news is, all that hard work has paid off……sort of. As of January 1st of this year, it’s no longer mandatory for couches and other furniture sold in …Read More

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3 Essential Steps to Make Your Home Healthier

There are many things you can do to increase your family’s health, and it’s essential to make your home as healthy as possible. Here are important steps that will make the most impact on creating a healthy home.  1. Purify the Air According to the EPA, the level of indoor air pollution may be two …Read More

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Growing Up On Chemicals – Our Children’s Toxic Environment

By Jane Sheppard The scientific advancements of industry and agriculture have brought about the manufacture of over 75,000 synthetic chemicals, with a marked increase in the use of highly toxic pesticides in recent years. No matter where we live, our children are repeatedly exposed to these toxins. Most parents are not aware of the serious …Read More

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Asthma and Allergy Prevention with a HEPA Air Purifier

Asthma and allergies are increasing in children. Coughing, sneezing, congestion, wheezing, shortness of breath, headaches and tiredness can be a miserable experience for your child (and for you, too). Untreated allergies can lead to other illnesses such as ear infections and sinusitis, so it’s important to deal with the allergy symptoms while removing the allergens …Read More

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How to Treat Allergies in Kids

We are in the Spring allergy season again. The good news is that there are proven holistic remedies to prevent and treat allergies in kids. Both children and adults can take supplements to manage allergies. First, read the 3-step holistic method for treating allergies and asthma in kids. Probiotics Since the health of the small …Read More

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Holistic Treatments for Asthma and Allergies

Asthma and Allergies in Kids is Increasing You may have noticed a strange thing lately. Children in unprecedented numbers use inhalers to treat asthma symptoms. Schools find it necessary to ban peanut butter from classrooms for fear of life-threatening allergic reactions. Your own children may have eczema, asthma, or food sensitivities. The incidence of allergies …Read More

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Toxic Flame Retardants in our Homes: Solutions for a Critical Issue

Toxic flame retardant chemicals are not just in our mattresses but everywhere in our homes. Our furniture, mattresses, and electronics are loaded with pounds of chemicals. These flame retardants are getting into our household dust and into our bodies as well as our children’s. A new study has found toxic flame retardants in 85% of …Read More