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Bouncing Around

Have a laughter filled weekend everyone! Some notable posts and news: How bad are microwaves? Wow, a four-ingredient pumpkin pie. Advice on health from someone who recently turned 100 years old. Stop using dryer sheets and you’ll save money and … Continue reading

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Bouncing Around

Instant Iced Tea: A Refreshing Glass of Potential Dangers. (Organic Authority). How Exercise Can Keep the Brain Fit. (New York Times). Try Chia For Endless Energy.  (The Well Daily). Sweet and Sour Eggplant, Tomatoes and Chickpeas Recipe. (New York Times). … Continue reading

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Detox Your Make-Up Kit: How To Avoid Harmful Chemicals in 10 Common Cosmetics

Treehugger offers some tips.

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10 Affordable & Easy Ways to Reduce Your Toxic Burden Today

Here’s the story I wrote for MindBodyGreen: When I made the decision to live a cleaner life, I was grateful to learn so many new things; things that would be better for me, my family, and the environment. But then … Continue reading

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The Trouble With The Supermarket Tomato

There are just way too many problems with our food system, from the cost to the GMOs to workers’ rights issues. But a new book focuses on one particular food – the beloved tomato. Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed … Continue reading

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Painkillers and Chemicals in Milk

A study from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reveals that a single glass of milk can contain traces of 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones. The researchers analyzed 20 types of cow’s, goat’s and sheep’s milk purchased in … Continue reading

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On CNN Tonight and Tomorrow: Toxic America

I received this email today from the Environmental Working Group, which I am hoping will interest some of you: Dear Supporter, As an EWG Action Fund supporter, you care about the risks that toxic chemicals pose to your health and … Continue reading

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Surprising Sources of BPA

Lately I’ve been seeing a steady growth in products with labels “BPA free” – from baby bottles to yoga mats. However, we all know BPA (or Bisphenol A) is everywhere. Still, I was surprised by some BPA sources on this … Continue reading

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U.S. Bolsters Chemical Restrictions for Water

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/23/business/23water.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y Amid growing complaints and research that systems across the nation are delivering tap water that poses health risks, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would overhaul drinking water regulations, including tightening rules on chemicals used by industries. … Continue reading

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So What’s Really Inside that Palmolive Ultra Dish Liquid?

http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/17-06/st_whatsinside

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