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Way To Go, Washington!

Hooray for the state where our precious friend Shari lives! This is great news. Washington becomes first state to ban non-stick chemicals in food packaging

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Smoking Scents

Yowza!!! (Also, not surprised.) “Regular use of cleaning sprays has an impact on lung health comparable with smoking a pack of cigarettes every day, according to a new study“ Using…

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Kristof Goes Interactive

Another outstanding article by Nicholas Kristof, and this one has a cool interactive feature on everyday exposures. Let us know how many and/or which ones you had to select. It…

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Polluting Pruitt Strikes Again

“The Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration and Scott Pruitt is not so concerned about the effects of chemical exposure on children. At least that’s the message sent by…

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Gain Knowledge From Grenville

Excellent article by Kate Grenville in the Daily Mail. “The problem is that fragrance is everywhere. Unless you go out of your way to avoid it, you live in a…

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Dr. Axe Says Ax Axe

Here’s an excellent Fragrance 101 from Dr. Josh Axe. Loads of easy to understand info and graphics. Great for sharing with those who don’t yet know “the dangers of synthetic scents…

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High School HazMat

Please note that the stock photo this news outlet chose to run with this story is of actual pumpkins, not the petrochemical, poisonous “pumpkin spice” perfume that students and faculty…

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Sick From Scent

“Grenville asks us to consider that ‘we continue to be exposed to whatever the manufacturers have chosen to include’. And there are massive profits to be made by feeding our…

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Baking Soda Solutions

When we got up at 4am and mixed a bit of baking soda with water to apply to a stress-induced rash, we were so grateful for this simple, natural, do-it-all…

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Slab Stink

We’ve posted in the past about avoiding triethanolamine (TEA), a chemical used in fragrance, grooming products, and cosmetics for emulsification. And last week we were sickened to find that it’s…

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