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Concerns with Teflon/Nonstick Cookware

A few years ago, some experts were suggesting we should toss Teflon pans with coatings that were peeling or chipped, because they leech unhealthy chemicals into our food. Now experts say that even new pans can potentially put our health … Continue reading

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Chemical Industry May Soon Face Tighter Standards

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/chemicals-toys-furniture-face-tighter-testing-… Congress may be considering a bill in the next couples weeks which would overhaul the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory powers. Some points contained in this article: The passage of the bill is far from guaranteed. However, if successful, a … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Not to Drink Bottled Water

http://lighterfootstep.com/2008/05/five-reasons-not-to-drink-bottled-water/ This article will make you reconsider your daily bottled water purchases.

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Toss out your Vinyl Shower Curtain

If you currently have a vinyl shower curtain and/or lining in your bathroom, I highly urge you to make the switch to a cotton or polyester one instead. Here’s why: Vinyl shower curtains contain phthalates (pronounced THA-lates), which are a … Continue reading

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Bisphenol A in Canned Foods

In order to prevent this from being a 10-page post, I’m going to write my concerns about the toxins found in everyday household items into separate posts, starting with Bisphenol A in U.S. canned foods – it’s been shown to … Continue reading

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