Author Archives: Lynn

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Blogger, talkcaster and teacher.

New Quick Reference: Detox Your Home Room by Room!

I’ve shared over 10 yrs of learning and talked to many experts on this blog and podcast.  Now, you can read some of my blog posts room by room.  You can find more posts in the archives. Quick Start List.  … Continue reading

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Claims of New Diaper Technology Giving Rashes and Burns

Article from the Toronto Sun http://www.torontosun.com/life/2010/05/06/13843436.html Group on Facebook wanting Return to Old Technology http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=230956705705&v=wall&ref=ts Some Amazon.com reviewers posting about the burns/rashes on their babies and a lot just think they’re messy, thin diapers.

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Toxic Leather Sofas made in China Cause Severe Burns and Other Health Problems

The cause was discovered to be a highly sensitizing fungicidal chemical called dimethyl fumarate (DMF).  Inserted as solid sachets to inhibit mold growth, the chemical off-gassed in people’s homes, causing severe burns and illness. Reports came from the UK and … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan on The Precautionary Principle Regarding Toxic Chemicals

Over the years, I’ve come to understand there is a name for a new way of thinking about toxic chemicals and policy.  It’s The Precautionary Principle.  I’ve pointed out the failings of our current “dose makes the poison” and “risk … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Duped: Safer Chemicals, Healthy Family Advises

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families posted this helpful article. http://www.saferchemicals.org/dont-be-duped/index.html (Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families is a coalition of diverse groups united by their common concern about toxic chemicals in our homes, places of work, and products we use every day.) In … Continue reading

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Alice Shabecoff Asks “What’s Amiss with our Children?”

What’s Amiss with our Children: by Guest Blogger, Alice Shabecoff As we watched each of our five grandchildren and their friends enter this world and begin their life’s journey, it became more and more clear that something is amiss with … Continue reading

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Good Interview with Environmental Defense Fund Scientists

They’ve been asked many of the questions we all want to know. From the article: We recently had the opportunity to speak with two EDF scientists in this field: Richard Denison, EDF’s Senior Scientist specializing in policy, hazard and risk … Continue reading

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