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Plastic Chemicals During Pregnancy Linked to 70% Increased Asthma Risk

You won’t easily find the word “phthalate” on a label, but the group of sticky chemicals that help make plastic flexible (and help make fragrances “stick” to your hair, face, or skin) may have unintended health consequences, finds a new… 427 more words

Heavy Metals... I'm Not Talkin' Rock & Roll

 Heavy Metals… I’m Not Talkin’ Rock & Roll

Introduction

A few years back I had the honor of shadowing Dr. Michael Bauerschmidt, Director of Environmental Medicine at the Riordan Clinic, while he had a clinic in Fort Lauderdale, FL. 1,502 more words

Environmental Health

Welcome to my new home

Not even sure how to go about this one. So many crazy and new things have happened in the past week and a half.  I even had to make a special list of things to tell my family when I called them! 662 more words

Panama

EXTREMELY Local

I was reading through my old papers this morning (something I do both for fun and as inspiration for new ones – yes, in spite of this I… 534 more words

Day 254 In the Pursuit of Love (IIAW In Mom's Words)

I asked my mom for the ultimate act of love this week. I asked her tell about her journey having a daughter who is disabled with MCS. 1,135 more words

Love: A New Year's Resolution

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A mother's thoughts on having a daughter with disabling MCS

The Birthing of Stars

She couldn’t tell you the exact moment the earth cracked beneath her.

Such a monumental thrust of force, surely could relay the distinct space carved out of time. 156 more words