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Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive and Other Healthy Home Resources from CMHC

Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive Matériaux de construction pour les personnes hypersensibles à l’environnement from Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Description from CMHC site: A must-have sourcebook for homeowners and building professionals concerned with reducing air contaminants within the … Continue reading

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Teflon, Non-Stick Pans and Cooking without Fumes and Cancer Risks

Teflon, the common, non-stick coating which has made our lives easier also comes with a risk to health.  It’s been around 50 years or so and will remain with us, literally forever due to the fact it doesn’t break down. Perfluorooctanoic acid … Continue reading

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How to Sanitize and Disinfect without Chlorine

Sanitizing/Disinfecting Alternatives That are Effective How much is too much and what is going overboard when it comes to home safety?  And are we putting ourselves unwittingly at even more risk by using some products? From what I’ve read, I’m … Continue reading

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