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Even the CDC practices this…

There are many sources of indoor air pollution in any home. Continue reading

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Epidemic! Are gut problems related to this?

Antimicrobial chemicals are used in consumer products to prevent bacterial overgrowth.  Triclosan is used in more than 2000 products such as toothpaste, cosmetics, kitchenware, toys and others.  A study with mice, reported in Science Translational Medicine and reported in the … Continue reading

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Headline: Organic Food Linked to Less Cancer

My patients often tell me that organic food is too expensive so they prefer to buy the conventional kind.  A Los Angeles Times article dated October 28, 2018 reported a study of almost 70,000 French adults over an average of … Continue reading

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Why Do We Have Symptoms?

As that famous writer Anonymous said: “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?” Continue reading

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“An Epidemic of Contact Dermatitis”

There are a number of reports about a preservative and synthetic biocide used in thousands of personal care products that is very irritating to skin. I am summarizing the valuable information in one of them.  The name of the chemical is … Continue reading

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Fresh Air, Really?

Air fresheners are not as safe and innocuous as we might think. Continue reading

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What is Lurking Under Your House?

One of my patients sent me a question about her home’s environment.  During earthquake retrofitting, she was informed that some dirt in front of the house had to be pushed back from the foundation. After the dirt was moved, she noticed … Continue reading

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Is your orange juice “enhanced?”

Unless you squeeze your own orange juice, the product you drink from a carton is neither fresh nor just orange juice. Continue reading

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Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

When we discover a bug in the kitchen (this story is not about computers) it is really easy to grab the “bug bomb” and zap it.  It seems to be that, as a society, we are very intolerant of bugs even though … Continue reading

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Endocrine Disruptor in Nail Polish Gets Absorbed By women’s bodies

There is Danger in those Beautiful Nails                   Environmental Working Group, which provides valuable information about chemicals and their effects on our health, has noted a study done by Duke University that we … Continue reading

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