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    Dryer Sheets – Yuck!!!

    Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

    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 […]

    Disturbing Trend – Phthalates

    Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

    Over the years, I’ve lectured and at times ranted about the problem with phthalates in our environment. Well, I’m here to rant a little more because of a disturbing trend I’m seeing. When I get a call from a university medical center concerned with a dramatic increase in the number of under 30 year old […]

    A New Podcast

    Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

    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. […]

    Reducing Inflammation – Part I

    Thursday, November 13th, 2008

    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 […]

    I’m Podcasting!!! (Finally)

    Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

    Well, I finally did it. I started podcasting. The podcast name is – Let’s Talk Real Health and while it isn’t perfect (yet), it is something I hope you will download to your iPod or mp3 player, or just listen to it online. This weeks segment includes a discussion on PSA testing, styrene markers in […]

    BPA is Safe! Just Believe the FDA and You’ll be OK. Yeah, Right.

    Thursday, August 21st, 2008

    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 […]

    A Must Have Book

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

    While at Boulderfest 2008 in July, I had the pleasure of meeting Debra Lynn Dadd, who was one of the speakers. We swapped signed copies of our latest books and I have to say, her’s was very impressive. Home Safe Home, is a must have book. At over 400 pages, it is full of useful information […]

    Couple of “Greening” Websites

    Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

    I’m always on the outlook for new ideas, as well as old ones, to decrease my environmental footprint and to share my findings with everyone. Here are a few websites I have found with ideas on how to “green” your life. Live Science has a top 10 list of things to do to Green Your […]

    Connecticut Training – PowerPoint Presentation

    Monday, April 14th, 2008

    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.

    Diseases and Toxins – The Links are There

    Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

    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 […]

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