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Detox your Home for your Newborn – 5 Quick Fixes

Welcoming your new baby into the world is a joyous occasion but it’s important to make sure that you’ve done all you can to make your home safe and nurturing—for yourself and your new baby. Since she won’t be crawling for at least a few months, you’ve still got time to childproof… …but what about …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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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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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

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Indoor Air Pollution: How to Protect Your Children

Day and night, your children are breathing in toxins, both outside and in your home.  Most of us think of outside air when considering air pollution. But the EPA estimates that the level of indoor air pollution may be two to five times higher than the pollution level outdoors, and many children spend more than …Read More