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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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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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Indoor Air Contaminants – Discover Which 3 Are Most Commonly Overlooked

Indoor Air Contaminants – Discover Which 3 Are Most Commonly Overlooked DID YOU KNOW: Air is one of our most basic needs, yet our indoor air can be up to 10 times more polluted than the outdoor air. When people think about air pollution, they usually think about traffic-related air pollution. On the whole, this […]

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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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Chemical In Baby Wipes Linked To Rise In Skin Problems

Australian newspaper The Age reported yesterday that an ingredient used as a preservative in baby wipes and other personal care products is being linked to an increase of dermatological conditions. In her article, Bridie Smith quotes Rosemary Nixon, dermatologist from the Skin and Cancer Foundation, who identifies that methylisthiazolinone (MI) was linked to 11.3% of […]

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Perfume Stinks

They may smell nice, but perfume stinks in terms of what it is made of. Prompted by the discovery of a list of ingredients used in perfumery on the International Fragrance Association, I felt it time to write, about the toxic chemical cocktail used in fragrances and perfumes. Perfume – A Brief Overview Perfumes are as […]

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