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Sick Building Syndrome: Is Your Workplace Healthy?

“Sick Building Syndrome” is a term that has been around for a few decades to explain how and why people are affected by their buildings. As a building biologist, I am frequently assessing the health of buildings (whether they are sick or not) and how they may impact upon the health of the occupants – […]

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Pests – Managing Them In The Garden, Chemical-Free

Pests: What are They? When you really stop and think about it, pests are critters in the wrong place at the wrong time. They are important parts of nature and they do play a role however, we don’t always want them in our gardens. I have lost countless seedlings and a lot of fruit crops […]

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Home is the Most Important Place

Home is the most important place. It is our castle.  Home is our safety haven, our sacred space, our island in the midst of the world. For many of us, the world can be a bit full-on. The onslaught of fragrances, noise, wi-fi, people, lights… it can be overwhelming at times. Also, most of these […]

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Ten Toxic Truths

Ten Toxic Truths Toxic Truths about Chronic Disease. Lifestyle-related chronic disease is widely recognised as being one of the top underlying causes for death. Epidemics and pandemics fuelled by high intake of sugar, fat, salt, alcohol, tobacco and lack of physical exercise, along with the involuntary exposure to the cocktail of industrial chemicals. The latter […]

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“Bake Outs,” Ozone and Our Indoor Air

Today, I want to share some information about ozone, VOCs and our indoor air. From here, I will share my stance on “bake outs,” so let’s start at the end to make sure it all makes sense. Volatile Organic Compounds The best example of VOCs is the smell of the cleaning aisle in the supermarket […]

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Avoiding Sick Building Syndrome in the Workplace

Avoiding Sick Building Syndrome in the Workplace Focus on Indoor Air Quality When it comes to air pollution, we tend to think about it in terms of the outdoors. We worry about factories’ smokestacks, traffic jams and other factors that pump pollutants into the air.   Yet air pollution isn’t just an outdoor problem.   […]

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Glyphosate Should Be Banned Because It Is Toxic To Humans

Glyphosate Should Be Banned Because It Is Toxic To Humans by Dr Stephanie Seneff Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the pervasive herbicide, Roundup. It now has the dubious distinction of being the most used pesticide in the United States. Its popularity as an herbicide is due to the introduction of core Roundup-Ready crops since […]

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Hawthorn University Holistic Detoxification Presentation

Hawthorn University: Holistic Detoxification I was thrilled to receive an invitation from Hawthorn University to present a webinar. I have watched many of their webinars, which are available for free and are presented by highly respected people, so as you can imagine, getting an invitation from them was such an honour. The topic which I […]

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Indoor Air Pollution and Health

Indoor Air Pollution and Health Health effects from indoor air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later. Immediate effects Immediate effects may show up after a single exposure or repeated exposures. These include irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, and fatigue. Such immediate effects are usually short-term and […]

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Author of all content is Lucinda Curran, unless otherwise indicated.