Monthly Archives: September 2016

Toxic chemicals in household dust linked to cancer and infertility

Scientists find scores of harmful chemicals in indoor dust including phthalates linked to developmental problems in babies Household dust harbours a cocktail of toxic chemicals that have been linked to an increased risk of a range of health hazards, from … Continue reading

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These are the best houseplants to improve indoor air quality, study finds

If you’re looking to improve the quality of air in your home, potted plants are a good place to start. But not all indoor plants are created equal. A new study has found that certain varieties actually do more than … Continue reading

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Update on Berkeley’s Cellphone “Right to Know” Law: Court hearing September 13

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on September 13 to consider the CTIA’s arguments why the preliminary injunction to block the City of Berkeley’s cellphone “right to know” ordinance should be reinstated. The law has been … Continue reading

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