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Household Dust Contains a Cocktail of Toxic Chemicals

Household Dust Contains a Cocktail of Toxic Chemicals

Our homes are supposed to be our safe havens but scientists have found just the opposite.

Researchers analyzed 26 peer-reviewed papers, as well as one unpublished dataset, from 1999 onwards to examine the chemical make-up of indoor dust. The studies covered a wide range of indoor environments, from homes to schools and gymnasiums across 14 states.

They published their findings in the Environmental Science and Technology Journal and their results were pretty shocking. The researchers highlighted 45 toxic chemicals in indoor dust, 10 of which were present in 90% or more of the dust samples...


Anti-Bacterial Cleaners linked to Health and Fertility Problems

Anti-Bacterial Cleaners linked to Health and Fertility Problems

The bathroom is a breeding ground for bacteria so it is understandable why many of us think using conventional anti-bacterial products to clean is the logical way to go.  However, research has shown that along with killing germs some germ killing sprays appear to weaken fertility by negatively affecting sperm production and ovulation in mice. Health […]


7 Natural Household Cleaners to Replace All

7 Natural Household Cleaners to Replace All

Did you know that our indoor environment is more toxic than our outdoor environment? We spend as much as 90% of our lives indoors and lengthy research demonstrates exposure to indoor pollutants are contributing to increasing disease incidence. Today our homes are filled with toxic substances. Conventional, chemical-based products can cause a number of health issues including allergies, […]