Tag Archives: Household Health & Safety

Knowing What’s in Your Supplements – NYTimes.com

Goodness! Why knowing the companies you buy from is so important… – Last week, the New York State attorney general’s office uncovered another example of what appeared to be widespread fraud in the dietary supplement industry. The office accused four of the country’s biggest retail stores of selling herbal products that in many cases were […]

19 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home | Rodale News

We love these suggestions for allergy-proofing your home! Nothing beats good old fresh air though! – Grow your own filters Use plants to clean your air. Plants act like natural air filters; they produce oxygen and actually help clean the air. As a bonus, they look pretty. Some plants are better air filters than others. According […]

A Surprising New Reason to Wash Your Hands | Rodale News

Why Nannas and Mums are always right about washing those hands! – A new study published this month in Environmental Health Perspectives says that frequent hand washing can prevent toxic exposure to dangerous flame retardant chemicals found in your home. The study looked at two organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) used in everyday items such as furniture foam, automobiles, […]