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Is rampant gluten intolerance linked to Monsanto’s Roundup?

This makes a lot of sense and echoes a notion I’ve been wondering about for a while. I think it very unlikely that so many people are intolerant of plain old gluten; it is much more likely that many are … Continue reading

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Mom’s list and mosquito spray services

In response to the every spring discussion on the neighborhood mom’s list about Mosquito Squad and other services that spray dangerous insecticide around homes and yards to combat mosquitoes and ticks. We have some women who profess to “love” these … Continue reading

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Are Lawn Care Services Worth It?

During the early spring through summer, our neighborhood always receives many solicitations for lawn chemical contracts. TruGreen (Chemlawn), Bay Country, Scotts and others use terms such as “organic,” “natural-based,” and “healthy,” plus pictures of children or pets lying in lush … Continue reading

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The dose makes the poison? Not so with Endocrine Disruptors…

Common wisdom in the chemical community has been the understanding that the dose makes the poison. For all this time, testing and safety has been ruled by the concept — the greater the exposure, the greater the risk. With new … Continue reading

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EU addressing risks of chemical cocktails, endocrine disruptors, nano particles

Lots of things to like about the EU. They are addressing the issues of chemical mixtures, endocrine disruption, and nanoparticles head on. Maybe they won’t get it perfect but its a hell of a lot better than not caring to … Continue reading

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Godliness and environmental health

If you dedicate your life to God and specifically to the notion that God created this earthly home we inhabit, is it not incumbent upon you to protect this earth? I take heart that a number of believers of various … Continue reading

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Ticks and more chemical insanity

Just read this article, response below: From conversations I’ve had over the years, I perceive that many people in our area have a heightened sense of fear about ticks, logical b/c we don’t see a ton here. They are a … Continue reading

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Canada taking Triclosan to task!

See? Canada can regulate dangerous chemicals. It’s not that hard to look at research, understand that something is bad and is mutating creatures in our downstream environment (nevermind its effect on humans). Yay for our northern neighbors…and get with it … Continue reading

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Food best served without chemicals

Duh. Technology is not helping with regard to genetically modified crops and increased chemical use. This stuff is not benign. Analysis: Food security focus fuels new worries over crop chemicals By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – Scientists, environmentalists and farm advocates … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to my new blog! …back after a blogging hiatus. Hopefully something here helps on your journey to understanding and reducing chemical dangers to the health of your family and the surrounding ecosystem and environment.

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