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Chemical Sensitivity Research

Today I bring you a list of research studies! This is a Listly list created by Environmental Illness … [Continue Reading]

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Interview with Author, Kathryn Treat: Part I

Hi guys, I'm happy to share with you my first published interview: 'New Beginnings—No Turning Back', … [Continue Reading]

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Cash for Containers

Our marine life is being choked to death at an alarming pace. How is this happening? Via plastic … [Continue Reading]


Apiary: The Power Issue (by incarcerated authors of PA)

New from Issuu: The best new local writing -- poetry, prose, and nonfiction -- from Philadelphia. … [Continue Reading]

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Pickup Truck Camping: Bed Tour (MCS Safe Housing)

Tasha Lee, from Fruitful Health Living, has been staying in her vehicle until she can get safer … [Continue Reading]


MCS Doctor Visit: Medical Resources for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity & Mold Allergies

While researching for an article on Gupta and Hamster Brain Re-training, I came across this YouTube … [Continue Reading]

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Dear Mr Cameron: Don’t Let Fracking Be The Next Asbestos

Guess what David Cameron got for Christmas? A fortune cookie laced with Asbestos? No, it … [Continue Reading]

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Are The Government Fracking Us Over?

In the US there are some states where fracking is banned, such as New York (frack-free), and in … [Continue Reading]

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#1: I’m Not a Hippy… But Please Refrain from Wearing Deodorant

That’s my internal response to what I think other people might think of my question (and me) when I … [Continue Reading]

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Choose Friendships Over Fragrances

Often, asking someone to forgo using his or her fragrance products (such as perfume, aftershave, washing powder, or hairspray) can be awkward. You just don't know how that person will react. I've had all sorts of responses, from kind acceptance of my request, to utter outrage—stemming from their … [Read more]

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Organic Bras

The fabric used in the manufacture of organic bras is made up of non-toxic materials; usually it’s cotton or hemp. The elastic can be a problem for some people because it has petrochemicals in either the rubber (or spandex) of it. For others it is hardly noticeable, if at all. And for most people it goes away after a few washes (oh, all right, a lot of washes for the severely … [Read More]


What it’s Like to Wear a Mask, Part II (9.2 years later)

There are some people who need to wear a mask over their face to help them try to avoid symptoms bought on by breathing in allergens they are allergic to. There are other people who do the same because they have become sensitised to some/or all of the chemical ingredients in fragrances. And, more controversially so, there are people who wear one because they have become … [Read More...]

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

Source: theage.com.au via The-Labyrinth on Pinterest   Is eating organic foods better for you than eating conventional? That's what 16 year-old science student, Ria Chhabra, asked herself when she decided to find out if eating organic really was more beneficial to our health. How did she do this? She used fruit flies, which have 75% of the genes that cause disease … [Read More...]



Cash for Containers

Our marine life is being choked to death at an alarming pace. How is this happening? Via plastic pollution including bottles and lids from soft drinks that end up in our pristine oceans. We won't be bystanders to anymore … [Read More...]

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