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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April 17, 2013

Keeping Children and Families Living Free from Lead Contamination

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Parents and grandparents worry about their children.  It’s inevitable: they wonder if they’re safe on their way to work and school, and ensure they have nourishing food and shelter. But we don’t often think about the dangers lurking on the walls, windows and floors of our homes.   Contamination from lead based paint, and particularly lead […]

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February 5, 2013

Improving the safety of your home

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A home has a unique and vital place in our everyday lives. It is generally where we spend more time than anywhere else, where our children live and play, where friends and family gather to celebrate, and where we seek refuge and safety. But it is also estimated that over 30 million U.S. homes have […]

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