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Toxic Talk: How to Choose Safe Plastics

Toxic Talk: How to Choose Safe Plastics

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Toxic Talk: How to Choose Safe Plastics Seems we’re surrounded by plastics everywhere, doesn’t it? From plastic cups to baby utensils to containers for personal care products, most of us would be hard pressed to get plastic completely out of

FREE Kids Safety Kits @ Old Navy

FREE Kids Safety Kits @ Old Navy

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Old Navy Kid Safety Event September 13-16 Old Navy has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to make a difference in our communities by helping kids stay safe as they head back to school. Get a

RECALL: Kolcraft Recalls Contours Tandem Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

RECALL: Kolcraft Recalls Contours Tandem Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt

RECALL: Peg Perego Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation; One Child Death Reported

RECALL: Peg Perego Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation; One Child Death Reported

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Peg Perego Recalls Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation; One Child Death Reported Reason for recall: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Peg Perego USA Inc., of Fort Wayne, Ind., is announcing a voluntary

RECALL: Trampolines Recalled by Panline USA Due to Fall Hazard

RECALL: Trampolines Recalled by Panline USA Due to Fall Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt

How to Keep Your Dogs Safe on 4th of July

How to Keep Your Dogs Safe on 4th of July

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Independence Day celebrations are a whole lot more fun when spent with the entire family. However, our pets, though they are also family members, should be kept at home where it is safe and away from the noise. “Cats don’t

7 Important bike safety tips for you and your kiddos

7 Important bike safety tips for you and your kiddos

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Nothing beats a family bike ride! You get to spend quality time together, get a good workout and enjoy the outdoors all at the same time. As always, safety first! Before you head out, browse our list of quick bike

Greener sunscreens that won’t leave you red

Greener sunscreens that won’t leave you red

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Just in time for summer, The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its 2010 Sunscreen Guide. Alarmingly, this study found that 92 percent of brand name sunscreens either don’t sufficiently protect skin from sun damage or contain hazardous chemicals — or both. 

Plastic by the numbers

Plastic by the numbers

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I hope you will check out my previous post, “The problem with plastics” for a better understanding of the need to reduce your plastic use in the first place. In addition to all the information I included there, in case

Safer cell phone use

Safer cell phone use

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Last week, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released an interesting report on cell phone radiation. After a 10-month long study, scientists at EWG found that cell phones do indeed release radiation and this radiation may be linked to possible cancer risks.

Breathe Easier During Fire Season

Breathe Easier During Fire Season

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Unfortunately, fires are a reality of living in Southern California, especially in the late summer and fall. As we’ve seen this week, fire season has started early this year. And as hot and dry as it is right now, I