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Stop Vaping Now!

By Deirdre Imus, 11-12-2019 Over the last two months, a national tragedy and health emergency has been unfolding in this country. As of this week, the CDC reported that 37 people have died and nearly 1,900 have been sickened as a result of using vaping devices filled with either nicotine or THC.

 

It's Time To Take Fluoride Out of Our Water

By Deirdre Imus, 10-8-2019 Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral found both inside the human body (in our bones and teeth) and outside of it (in water, soil, plants, rocks, and air).

 

Stop Over Medicating Our Kids

By Deirdre Imus, 9-4-2019 According to a 2016 report by the Child Mind Institute, mental health disorders are the most common health issues facing children in the United States.

 

A Healthy Back to School

By Deirdre Imus, August 2019 Back-to-school season is upon us, bringing with it the anticipation of new experiences for the kids in our lives. While many parents and caregivers can’t necessarily select which school a child will attend, we can choose to advocate for healthy changes.

 

Back to School Cleaning Tips for Moms

As a young child I always remember when I first started to notice the Back To School signs in the department stores, and see the commercials on the TV for sales on back to school clothes, I knew summer was almost over. I was not too happy about it, in fact I dreaded it.

 

It Matters Where Your Food Comes From

By Deirdre Imus, 6-23-2019- I talk, think, and write a lot about food – which foods to eat, which to avoid, the benefits of organic produce, the risks of eating processed foods, how to avoid harmful ingredients like pesticides, artificial flavorings and preservatives, and genetically modified organisms, best known as GMOs.

 

What's in our Food/Can we Sustain?

By Deirdre Imus, 6-11-19 A few weeks ago, The New York Times published an article instructing readers how to eat more sustainably to positively affect the planet.

 

EPA Must Ban Roundup (Glyphosate) Forever

By Deirdre Imus, May 13, 2019 Within the last year, two lawsuits have found the chemical giant Monsanto liable for causing cancer in people who used their product Roundup, one of the world’s most popular weed killers.

 

Nuke my Food, No Thank-You

By Deirdre Imus, April 23, 2019 The way we eat in this country – and around the world – changed forever in 1967, when the first countertop microwave oven was introduced to the market.

 

Are You Green Cleaning With Meaning?

By Deirdre Imus, April 8, 2019 Few things matter as much in health care, or for maintaining overall health, as cleanliness. For more than two decades, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® has been dedicated to ensuring children live the healthiest lives possible - today, tomorrow, and decades from now.

 
 
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