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Spring Newsletter 2016

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March 2016                                                                          Vol. 11/No. 1

Deirdre_Imus_Headshot_cropped_new_2-9-15_cropDear Friends,

Spring is a natural time to celebrate children’s health and new beginnings for our families as we increase time outdoors after winter has melted away.

In many neighborhoods, spring is a reminder of the many challenges present each day, from unclean water to soil contamination from local industry. These are not issues that exist in a vacuum – they are in rural, urban and suburban neighborhoods but more often than not, they affect communities in need which lack the economic and social advantages to address the issues, just as integrative pediatrician Dr. Rosen explains in his article on the children of Flint, Michigan.

This is where education and advocacy offer the best hope for change, where we all can get involved to do something, whether it’s many things or just one. Holistic Nurse Maureen McDonnell offers several ways to create change right at home. Do you know what’s happening in your neighborhood, or in the next town over? Let’s challenge each other to dig in this spring to find out and do just one thing to make it a better environment for all.

Wishing you good health,

Deirdre Imus

 

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The Children of Flint: Victims of Environmental Injustice

Flint, Michigan has sadly entered public consciousness as the site of one of the worst man-made environmental health disasters of our times. Read more

 

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Children's Health...An Inconvenient Truth...What Moms Can Do Now

Remember when you first saw Al Gore’s movie “An Inconvenient Truth” that depicted the dire state of our environment due to global warming?  It wasn’t easy to watch. Read more

 

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New Safety Data Sheets for GTCTM Products

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for all GTCTM products are now available on our website GreeningTheCleaning.com.  Locate them by visiting each respective product page. Read more


 

 

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Legislation is an important tool for improving environmental health nationwide. Click here to take action and get involved.
 
 
 
 
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When we choose what to eat, we influence our health with each bite. Click here to view delicious, healthy recipes.

 
 
 
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Deirdre Imus' Fox News Health Blog, Green Your World, translates the top environmental health issues with practical insight and tips for you and your family. For a list of topics, click here.

 

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