Category Archives: Toxicity

“An Epidemic of Contact Dermatitis”

There are a number of reports about a preservative and synthetic biocide used in thousands of personal care products that is very irritating to skin. I am summarizing the valuable information in one of them.  The name of the chemical is … Continue reading

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Fresh Air, Really?

Air fresheners are not as safe and innocuous as we might think. Continue reading

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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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Aging Healthfully II

Reduce inflammation and increase your health and longevity potential. 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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Is your orange juice “enhanced?”

Unless you squeeze your own orange juice, the product you drink from a carton is neither fresh nor just orange juice. 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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