pesticides

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Doctor Raises Red Flag Over Safety Of Lawn Care Spray

Although some homeowners use pesticides to protect their backyards from unwanted invaders like weeds and insects, doctors are raising a red flag about chemical concerns.

07/26/2014

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Home Air Quality: Are Americans Suffocating Themselves?

The EPA now considers poor indoor air quality to be a top risk to public health.

06/10/2013

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Officials: Pesticides In Long Island Water Pose No Known Health Threat

Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.

04/02/2013

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Officials Arrest 12 In NYC For Selling Toxic Pesticides

Officials say most of the pesticides came from China and were sold at dirt-cheap prices.

09/19/2011

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Mothers On A Mission To Bring Awareness To Toxic Chemicals In Common Products

They wanted to get the message out about everyday household cleaning and baby products with chemicals inside them. To let the public know what was safe and what was not.

08/10/2011