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Want to know what is in fabric softeners? Well according to Care2 here is a list of what is contained in a number of these household products: Benzyl acetate: Linked to pancreatic cancer. Benzyl Alcohol: Upper respiratory tract irritant. Ethanol: On the EPA’s Hazardous Waste list and can cause central nervous system disorders. Limonene: Suspected […]
After taking a 2 1/2 month hiatus, I’ve gotten back into the “studio” and begun a new series of podcasts starting with the one today which is on a lab test I recommend everyone do at least once if not more over, the Environmental Pollutants Biomarker urine test from US Biotek, available from Lab Interpretation LLC. […]
Here is a link to a list of toxins people should be getting out of their homes. Most are simple to do, but will require some investment. Good health is an investment in your life as well as your families. Small price to pay in my opinion.
Since this blog site is entitled, Toxic World Blog, you might imagine that I would discuss the issue of environmental toxicity and inflammation first and you would be right. It’s the obvious first choice and one that needs to be addressed in both a global as well as personal way. Not only do we have […]
If you believe the FDA, you can continue to use bisphenol A laden products without any concerns. If you are a rational individual who realizes that the ones who decided the safety of this toxin is so beholden to the BPA industry that they couldn’t make an unbiased decision to save their lives. Sorry to […]
If the White House wants to look any dumber, I honestly cannot see how after reading a report on MSNBC.com about the link between the ozone in smog and premature deaths. The National Academy of Sciences review of the data clearly shows that people are dying because of effects of short-term exposure to pollution. The […]
Bisphenol A, a compound found in numerous plastic products has been found to be harmful to the brain and cause damage to reproductive organs in children. It was also found to be mildly estrogenic which can affect the thyroid and other hormonal systems. In my book, Achieving Victory Over a Toxic World, I talk about […]
For those of you who are interested in laboratory testing related to health, go to my other blog site at MarkSchauss.com and you can download my two presentations done on April 12 and 13, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwhich, Connecticut.
There is a lot of data out there on the links between disease and environmental toxins. Problem is, there is a LOT of data on the links. Where to go if you need to see how strong the data is? Well look no further than The Collaborative on Health and the Environment’s – CHE Toxicant […]
Which ones should you stay away from? This question comes up a lot when I lecture on environmental health issues. Here are a few. Ammonia Chlorine Monoethanolamine (MEA) Glycol ethers Alkyphenol ethoxylates Phthalates Triclosan Bottom line is you need to switch to the product lines that are greener. Even the people who made Clorox have […]« Previous Entries