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International Environmental Sensitivity Awareness Day
Join us online on May 12th for Environmental Sensitivities Day for an online seminar: “What you need to know, who needs to know, and what you can do about Environmental Sensitivities” http://www.aseq-ehaq.ca/e…/environmental-sensitivities-day/…
Air quality on the way to work
This week I was contacted by CBC news to comment on a recently released study by researchers at the University of Toronto. The study showed elevated levels of diesel gases and particulates inside the GO Transit diesel train cars in … Continue reading
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How did we do in 2016?
Last year I did a retrospective post of 2015, discussing the breakthroughs and the setbacks for environmental health. The latest news of at the end of 2016 is alarming and anyone who cares about their health, the health of their … Continue reading
Going Back to School
The air that your children breathe in the classroom and the foods they eat during the day all contribute to better academic outcomes. NOW is the time to start thinking ahead and planning from an environmental health perspective. Here are … Continue reading
Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer
In 1963, Nat King Cole released his hit song, Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer. Lazy referred to those hot summer days before air conditioning, hazy meant humid, and crazy was just the playful innocence of youth in the … Continue reading
We win some and we lose some, but we’re winning the fight!
Since the 1980s, doctors have been fighting over the legitimacy of environmentally linked conditions – Environmental Sensitivities/Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (ES/MCS), Fibromyalgia (FM) and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). After years of paddling upstream, the tides are now turning strongly in our … Continue reading
On the eve of International Awareness Day for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(CFS), Fibromyalgia (FM), Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) I am happy to be the bearer of good news!
Mother Earth Day
It’s Earth Day again, that special day when billions of people around the world join together in spirit, participating in projects to increase awareness and to support the ecological health of our planet. What could possibly be wrong with … Continue reading
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Better Safe than Sorry!
We worry about relatives or friends dying from heart disease when they are obese, smoke a pack of cigarettes daily, never exercise, have high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels, and diabetes. If that special person reduced as many of … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged air pollution, autism, autistic spectrum, BPA, developmental toxicity, murcury, murcury and autism, pesticides, plasticizers, pollution, precautionary principle 1 Comment