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Might You Have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   There has never been more awareness to our sensitivities: nuts, dairy, gluten, sulfites, and more. So why not chemicals? Multiple...

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): 7 Simple Tips to Reduce Them at ...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are emitted from both natural and artificial sources. This article focuses on VOCs from...

Sick Building Syndrome: How One Mom Empowered Herself

Podcast intro by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of...

Fragrance detox for your stuffy nose, runny nose, headaches, dizzin...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're not sick or suffering from known allergies, what might a stuffy nose or runny nose be trying to tell us? The nose can...

Meditate on Your Nose

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   How often do you think about your nose? I rarely do. Except when I have a stuffy nose, runny nose, or sneezing fits. What does the nose...

4 Tips for Nontoxic Hand Soap

By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée    Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because...

Is Copper Cookware Safe?

Increasingly, people are learning that nonstick pots and pans are coated with perfluorochemicals (PFCs), which pose health risks. And they are a family of persistent...

Get the Lead Out

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Surprisingly, lead is still found in many consumer products today. While lead was banned from house paint in...

Formaldehyde in Furniture

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When buying furniture the first consideration is usually about the look and feel of the furniture. Not about how it...

Can Furniture Off-gassing Make You Light Headed and Give You Brain ...

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Did you recently buy new furniture, such as a bed frame, couch, desk or shelving unit? Do you feel tired,...

Do You Have Indoor Allergies?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Do you sometimes come home after being out of the house all day and experience chronic symptoms: scratchy...

Cell Phone Radiation and How to Protect Yourself

by Sophia Ruan Gushée and her editorial team   On April 3, 1973, the first mobile phone call was made by a Motorola employee, Martin Cooper. Ten years later, in...

WiFi Routers: What's A Safe Distance?

    Within a relatively short time, WiFi has increased its presence in homes, offices, public spaces, coffee shops, various modes of...

EMF Headaches: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

  You can’t see electromagnetic fields (EMF), but that doesn’t mean they're not there. This invisible form of radiation is all around us, yet most people...

EHS Symptoms from EMF Exposure

    While researching the biological effects from our modern exposures to chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic fields (EMFs) for my book A to Z of...

Health Risks from EMF Exposures

  Reducing your EMF exposures can improve your health both immediately and longer-term. In addition to reducing your risks to the more serious conditions listed below,...

Are EMFs, WIFI, or Bluetooth Causing Sleep Disturbance?

  With the exponential growth in internet usage over the past few decades, our bodies have experienced unprecedented exposures to electromagnetic fields...

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