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Surprising toxins hiding in our tap water

Business Insider, yes that Business Insider, recently posted a list of 9 “terrifying things” that could be hiding in our tap water. This list is a mixture of known toxins like PFOA, an ingredient you may actually expect find in your drinking water such as chlorine, and one many Americans…

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EPA reveals initial list of 40 chemicals it plans on evaluating

Yesterday, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency released a list of the 40 chemicals they plan on prioritizing for risk evaluation near the end of 2019.  Based on the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA), the EPA is required to identify 40 chemicals as either High Priority or…

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Potentially toxic spring cleaning mistakes

Spring arrives this Wednesday, March 20th! For families that just can’t wait to get started on their spring cleaning, this weekend will be their first opportunity to attack those pesky dust bunnies and clutter! Before you do so though, you’re going to want to check out this blog where we’ve…

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Lifelong farmer says we should all be buying organic foods

Rudy Arredondo isn’t just the founder and president of the National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association, he’s a lifelong farmer. He’s also a farmer that believes we Americans should be eating organic foods instead of those treated by pesticides.

Mr. Arredondo’s work as a farmer began at the age…

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Hooked on hookah? Hope not, it may be more toxic than cigarettes

News Flash: smoking tobacco filtered through water is actually more hazardous than smoking tobacco filtered through a cigarette.

In the United States, 55 percent of hookah smokers are between the ages of 18 and 24, and almost 5 percent of high school aged students smoke hookahs. One idea behind the…

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Your green tea could have you seeing red after this post

A large number of people are turning away from coffee, and have set their eyes on tea. In fact it’s the “most popular beverage in the world” after water. With its numerous health benefits such as increased metabolism, antioxidants, and a boost to your immunity, it’s easy to see why…

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ToxicFree Changes You Can Make in Your Home

Is your home toxic? Are you unsure, but worried it may be? If you fall in either category, this is the post for you! Tonya Harris, an Environmental Toxin Expert, is here with a few simple changes you can make inside your home to ensure you’re living a “ToxicFree” lifestyle.

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More than 80 percent of car seats tested in new study contain toxins

Despite claims often made by manufacturers and consumer groups that products in 2018 are safer than ever, a new study by scientists at Indiana University casts serious doubts on these claims. Researchers at Indiana University conducted a recent study on nearly 20 car seats, and found that more than 8…

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According to American authorities, fake Halloween contact lenses could be toxic

As Halloween costumes become more detailed and realistic, some aspects of them are becoming more dangerous. Investigators with Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement (ICE) are warning Americans about the dangers of “counterfeit contact lenses”. These lenses, often used during Halloween, “could contain lead or other dangerous toxins…

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15 Kitchen Toxins Hiding in Plain Sight

These days most of us are aware of the potential toxins lurking in our homes. Toxins in everyday use products such as: air fresheners, surface cleaners, insecticides, and others. What you may not be aware of though are toxins in products most of us use on a daily basis, products…

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