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Tips for Removing Fragrances From Clothing

Let’s be honest, fragrances stink. They are bad for our health and for the health of our pets. Exposure to fragranced consumer items has been known to cause debilitating symptoms in adults and children. When it comes to the clothes I wear, I personally don’t want a chemical cocktail of endocrine-disrupting, neurotoxic, cancer-causing chemicals hanging around on my clothing. Removing fragrances from clothing can be … Continue reading Tips for Removing Fragrances From Clothing

New Paper – Mast Cell Activation May Explain Many Cases of Chemical Intolerance

I’m so excited to share this new paper with you today. It is a topic I’m very passionate about because so many people I know are suffering from debilitating mast cell disease symptoms. From anaphylaxis to extreme food intolerances, mast cell activation syndrome and or disorder can be a life-altering diagnosis. “The new study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San … Continue reading New Paper – Mast Cell Activation May Explain Many Cases of Chemical Intolerance

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The fragranced products phenomenon: air quality and health, science and policy

Abstract Fragrance is used in consumer products around the world. However, fragrance has been associated with adverse effects on indoor and outdoor air quality and human health. Questions arise, such as the following: Why does fragrance in products pose problems? What are sources of emissions and exposures? What are health and societal effects? What are possible solutions? This paper examines the issue of fragranced consumer … Continue reading The fragranced products phenomenon: air quality and health, science and policy