March 18, 2014

Prevent Poisonings!

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National Poison Prevention Week: March 16 – 22, 2014 Do you know what poisonous substances are lurking in your home? Are household cleaners and prescription drugs out of reach of children? Poisoning is now the leading cause of death from injuries in the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 […]

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January 17, 2014

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health

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Did you know that since 1964, the number of adults who smoke in the U.S. has dropped by half? However, there is still work to be done to eradicate smoking and stop the effects it has on the health of many Americans – people who smoke and people who breathe the smoke that other people […]

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January 13, 2014

National Radon Action Month

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January is National Radon Action Month.  So, what is radon, you ask?  Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that is the result of the natural breakdown of uranium in the earth.  It seeps into our homes through cracks or permeable materials in our foundations.  Radon exists in every state in the country and is estimated […]

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October 22, 2013

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Goes Global!

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Protecting our children is any parent’s highest priority, but there is a hidden danger in our homes that can harm their health and their futures. It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week – a time we set aside every year to reinforce an important message about an environmental enemy that attacks hundreds of thousands of our […]

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April 22, 2013

Earth Day 2013 – Make a Difference

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For many, climate change is seen as only an outdoor issue involving extreme weather and melting icebergs. For others, climate change can often seem remote– a vague and complex problem far off in the distance that our grandchildren will have to solve.  Still others see today’s global climate issues as massive and hard to tackle. […]

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