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A Warning and a Hope for Three Common Toxics

Recent news about three toxic chemicals in the environment may add to our fears, yet can raise hope for less contamination of our bodies. The three toxics are familiar: PFOA (perfluoroctanoic acid), Bisphenol-A (i.e., BPA), and Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP). The … Continue reading

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Is That Beautiful Carpeting a Danger to Your Health?

Yes! Especially for babies and toddlers in your home. According to local carpeting businesses and carpet manufacturers, virtually all home carpeting is treated with soil and stain-resistant material, such as StainMaster® by Invista (formerly DuPont). These treatments often contain PFOA … Continue reading

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