GAS, OIL OR FURNACE LEAK ODORS: repair the faulty systems. The
hydrocarbons from oil, gas or coal or incomplete combustion from
a faulty furnace exhaust commonly causes asthma and chemical sensitivities
such as aggression, fatigue, unclear thinking, headaches, muscle
MICROWAVE OVENS: Get a small electric over for heating
small items. If you microwave plastic, it leaks into the food
and can cause girls to develop breast at 6-8 years and also affects
boys sexually-and it is also one cause of breast cancer.
TEFLON COOKWARE: Never heat on high. Use medium or low
only or don't use it at all. The chemical that is emitted can
quickly kill birds and we do not know what it does to children
or pregnant women.
DISPOSABLE DIAPERS: Try Tushies or a cotton diaper service.
Others can contain a chemical that feminizes the males
. SANITARY PRODUCTS: Try Essentials at Health Food Store Bleached
products might contain dioxin which is thought to cause endometriosis
and cancer in animals and women
. FINGER NAIL POLISH AND REMOVER: Just stop using it.
HAIR DYES: Let it remain gray or use a natural brand of
MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS: fresh paint and solvents like turpentine,
plywood, and particleboard furniture can all be toxic. You can
check what is in any home or personal item by sending it to Anderson
laboratory. They will expose mice and sometimes the mice swell
up, have problems breathing, get rashes and become paralyzed and
die. They can video the response of the mice to a chemical. 802
295 7344. Some school carpets, example, give off chemicals that
do this in less than four hours. See the video or DVD entitled
Environmentally Sick Schools, which clearly demonstrates this.
Call 1 800 787 8780
For more information see www. drrapp.com