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Get The Lead Out!

By Deirdre Imus, April 2018 A study published just a few weeks ago in The Lancet Public Health found that past exposure to lead may be the cause of more than 400,000 deaths in the United States every year.

 

Green Your Cleaners This Spring

By Deirdre Imus, February 2018 The doldrums of winter can feel endless, and though many of us remain mired in winter’s grip, spring is sooner than you think. With just under one month until the official start of the next season, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning.

 

Understanding Microfiber Cleaning Tools

By Jim Ronchi, March 2018 Microfiber products have come a long way since their introduction in the 1950s. Microfiber cloths are now available in many colors and sizes and can be found in the form of mops, sweepers and hi-dusters. They are economical, reusable and play a major part in green cleaning initiatives.

 

National Healthy Schools Day, Today and Everyday

By Deirdre Imus, 4-3-2017 Kids spend a lot of time at school. Aside from their home, it is likely the place they spend the most time, and are most comfortable being themselves.

 

This Year, let's Resolve to Protect our Children's Health

By Deirdre Imus, 1-16-2018 The first few days of a new year are, for many of us, a return to reality after a bit of a hiatus. With so much fanfare during the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about somewhat less appealing realities regarding our children’s health.

 

What's New in the World of Complementary and Integrative Health

By Ben Kligler, MD 1-16-2018 For people who use and practice complementary and integrative medicine, 2017 was a watershed year—and 2018 promises to be even more so.

 

Savor The Season

By Deirdre Imus 11-25-2017 Whatever you celebrate, wherever you live, one thing’s for sure: the holiday season is about to begin, starting with Thanksgiving and extending for weeks thereafter. Along with barrels of joy and cheer, this time of year can be terribly stressful.

 

America's School Infrastructure Can't Graduate: 4 Year GPA of 1.0

Say you are a parent, and in four years your child has barely managed to raise their grade from a D to a D+. It’s not the progress you want. And, while there are all kinds of ways to look at GPAs and grades, that is the grade given to the nation’s school infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in its 2017 report, up a notch from the D it awarded in 2013. As this blog has previously noted, failing buildings can damage children’s health and ability to learn.

 

Foiling Aluminum

Of all the potentially harmful chemicals swirling around in the atmosphere,one of the most well known is aluminum.

 

The Sweet Gift of Honey Bees

By Deirdre Imus, August 24, 2017 It has been about a year since Hackensack University Medical Center welcomed 30,000 new friends to its rooftop, and these busy little creatures have created quite a buzz.

 
 
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