3 Household Products Pulmonologist Warn About- Fact Friday

Did you know… Air Fresheners – Chemicals in these.. formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, benzene. Oven Cleaner –  Chemicals found in this… formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, benzene. Furniture Polish – Chemicals found in this.. benzene, toluene. Learn more: American Lung Association Who knew…..

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Broken Glass Pieces – Wacky Wednesday

Ever have a plate or glass slip out of your hand onto a wood or tile floor and shatter into millions of tiny pieces I have broken a few in my life time and I always manage to get cut, trying to pick up those tiny pieces in a hurry before our dog  comes over…

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Natural Holiday Scents

The fall season is one of my favorite times of the year. I love all the wonderful scents, that the holiday season brings. I always loved going into Yankee Candle and Bath and Body works this time of of year. My nose can’t handle these strong scents anymore. This time of the year, a few…

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Removing Crayon From A Wall – Wacky Wednesday

Did you know…. An easy way to remove crayon from a wall is by using a hair dryer? Heat the area using a hair dryer, adjust the heat settings to medium to high heat.  After 30 to 60 seconds wipe the heated crayon area with a micro fiber cloth. It’s that easy.. Who Knew….

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Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs – (CFLs)

Did you know…. Compact Florescent lightbulbs (CLFs) have a small amount of mercury in them. These lightbulbs don’t cause harm while intact. If a lightbulb with mercury is broken, What do you do? Ventilate the room by opening a window or turning on a ceiling fan. Ventilate for 10-15 minutes. Leave the room while it…

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Daylight Savings Time

Changing the clocks is a good time to change the batteries in thermostats, smoke detectors and TV controllers. ” Time is what we want most, but what we use worst ” William Penn  

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3 Products That Are Harmful

Plug in Air Fresheners – Studies have found numerous chemicals associated with toxic effects. These include: volatile organic compounds (VOCs), benzene, formaldehyde, toluene, m,p-xylene, phthalates, and more Furniture Polish – Common hazardous ingredients. Ammonia, aromatic solvents (benzene, toluene), phenol, petroleum distillates (also called naphthas or mineral spirits), silicones, synthetic polymers, trichloroethane, turpentine. Mothballs or Flakes –…

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Recycled Hair and Fur – Wacky Wednesday

Recycling Hair and Fur used for Oil Spills One of the most devastating oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico was the Deep Water Horizon, which happened in 2010.It  was the largest marine oil spill in history. Over 10 years later, oil is still being detachable. A San Francisco- based nonprofit organization  called Matter of…

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Antibacterial Soaps May Cause Allergies In Children?

Problems with Antibacterials Through extensive advertising, manufacturers attempt to convince consumers that they are in battle with tiny invaders and must use specific antimicrobial products to protect their health. Studies suggest that the widespread use of microbial chemicals may be causing these products to lose their effectiveness. Triclosan in antibacterial soap affects immune system Triclosan…

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Allergy and Cold Season

DID YOU KNOW …. People with asthma, winter can be a especially difficult time for breathing. Cold and dry air can be factors that contribute to the challenge. Staying inside to be warm from the Brrrr can also be a challenge, because of dust and if you have pets their dandruff. It is recommended to…

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