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Support Mislead the movie (protect kids from lead poisoning)



My friend, Tamara Rubin, (Executive Director of LSAF) is making a documentary film (www.MisleadMovie.com) about lead poisoning that has already helped protect children by educating parents around the country. Through her nonprofit, Tamara is working on raising money to finish the film to bring this message to the world. She needs support to help finish […]

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10 Harmful Chemicals to Avoid: New Post at Parents.com



Here’s an informative article just posted today by Keely Savoie on Parents.com. It details 10 toxic chemicals in our homes, communities, and lives, and how we can avoid them. Keely explains why each chemical is harmful and how to avoid it in detail. This is super helpful for busy parents who want to find their […]

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Toxic Chemicals in Gardening Gear (And How to Limit Your Family’s Exposure)



(Healthy Stuff and The Ecology Center reports high levels of lead, cadmium, BPA, PVC, and phthalates are found in hoses, gardening gloves, and other gear. Gardeners take note– there are many unsafe products containing harmful chemicals for your garden and family on the market, as this study shows.  Please follow the recommendations below to limit […]

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10 Ways to Prevent Lead Poisoning



(Here is a guest post from the California Poison Control System.  It shares helpful tips for how to avoid damaging lead exposure in your family.) California Poison Control System (http://www.calpoison.org) is observing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and warns consumers that lead can be found in a variety of products available to children.   “Lead poisoning […]

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