Cleaning Your Home Can Be Dangerous

Many home cleaning products contain toxic and harmful chemicals that can damage the health of humans and animals. So what can you do about it? Avoid products with the following chemicals: Ammonia Dishwashing detergents Drain cleaner Toilet cleaner Car wash solution Grease removers Pine or cleaning products that contain toxic phenol How do you know if you are allergic to these chemicals or some...

Government Has Finally Taken Some Action

The government has finally taken some action to restrict the use of Keflex and Cefzil and other cephalosporins to treat animals prophylactally or for infections. This is important because if humans eat the meat of antibiotic-treated animals, the humans can develop a resistance to those specific antibiotics. This means that in the future, if those people need those specific antibiotics, it might...

EPA: Toxic Releases Rose 16 Percent In 2010

A rise of 16% of toxic emissions in the air in the past year is a disaster. Air releases of dioxin, which has been linked to neurological and reproductive problems as well as cancer, rose 10 percent from 2009 to 2010, according to the EPA’s report that was released on January 5th.This is a reversal of the downward trend in toxic emissions dating back to 2006. What does this mean to you and...

Lead Poisoning Levels Down, So Is Funding

Our government has recommended lowering the threshold for lead poisoning in children. Under the new recommendation, the definition of lead poisoning for young children would be lowered from 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood to 5 micrograms. However, no amount of lead is okay to have within our system, as even low-level exposure has been shown to reduce IQ, alter behavior in both adults...

The Economy’s Priority Over Health

The Obama government is easing its attempt to down-regulate our dioxin intake. This chemical is used in paper, metal and cement production. It is found in our air, water and food such as dairy products. There is no doubt dioxin can be harmful. It is chemically related to Agent Orange. It can cause birth defects, miscarriages and cancer. It can be found in the semen of men who fought in Vietnam...

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