Category Archives: Environment

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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Lead in Your Plumbing?

The disastrous contaminated water situation in Flint, Michigan this year has alerted the populace across the country to the problem of lead contaminated water.  People were unaware of lead as a problem in the first place, unless you remember leaded … 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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Pesticide Effects Seen Over Three Generations

…environmental exposures in one generation can affect the health of offspring even two generations later. Continue reading

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What Are the Big Food Companies Afraid Of?

“The big food companies are spending more and more money to ensure that genetically modified foods NOT be labeled. They don’t want us to know. Continue reading

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Help Say “No” to Monsanto

For your health and for all of us: 1. Buy only non-GMO foods. 2. Buy only organic or sustainable produce. Continue reading

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