Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 27, 2018 7:00 am
“Housework? It can’t kill you, but why take the risk?” goes the fridge magnet/meme/Birthday card for your sister.
But within that little lol, is a grain of truth. Research just published in the American Thoracic Society’s Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine has found that using chemical-laden cleaning products every day has a detrimental effect on lung health. If you use cleaning sprays regularly, then the impact can be the equivalent of smoking a full pack of cigarettes every day.
The Dangers of Chemical Cleaners
The research is pretty thorough, with scientists following 6000 test subjects over a 20-year period. The findings observe that the chemicals inhaled from everyday …
If you read the paper, watch the news, go on-line or listen to the radio, you are probably aware of all the water woes going on in this country as of late.
A chemical spill in West Virginia, flooding in Alabama and now poisoned water in Ohio to name but a few places that are struggling to find clean water. While in California, some residents of that drought-plagued state are struggling to find water of any kind. In some areas on the West Coast, you can be fined up to $500.00 for watering your lawn.
Last weekend in Toledo, Ohio, and surrounding areas, some 400,000 residents were warned not to …