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Adding Healthier Years to You and Your Family’s Lives

Knowing that toxic chemicals get inside our bodies, through what we eat, breathe, drink, or through skin absorption, is all the more reason to limit our exposures to them.

Some Helpful Websites:

www.chemicalinjury.net

Dr.Grace Ziem, M.D., Dr. P.H. – Public health training includes, Master of Public Health at John Hopkins, Master of Science and then Doctor of Public Health at Harvard. Dr. Ziem is devoted to keeping the public and the medical community informed about the dangers of toxic chemicals and how to best avoid them.

www.ehponline.org

Environmental Health Perspectives is a monthly journal of peer – reviewed research and news on the impact of the environment on human health.

www.thegreenguide.com

Not political or activist National Geographic’s ‘ The Green Guide’ shows people how to make small changes that add up to big benefits for their wallets, for their health, and, of course, for the health of the planet.

Local Business Choices That Will Help You Minimize Chemical Exposures at Home

1. For natural cleaning products and natural personal care products-(in alpha order)

Dorothy Lane Market www.dorothylane.com

Health Foods Unlimited www.healthfoodsunlimited.com

2. For buying local and organic foods-(in alpha order)

Dorothy Lane Market www.dorothylane.com

Health Foods Unlimited www.healthfoodsunlimited.com

2nd. St. Public Market www.metroparks.org
* select National City 2nd St. Public Market.

www.ohiomarketmaker.com find a local farmer’s market near you.

3. For better indoor air quality from heating and air conditioning units- McAfee Heating and Air Conditioning

www.mcair.com or 1-800-AIR-REPAIR

4. For pure drinking and whole home water filtration- Culligan Water Conditioning of Greater Dayton

www.culligan.com or 294-0375

5. For natural carpet and tile cleaning

www.naturalsolutionscleaning.com or (937) 681-7109

6. For organic lawn care

Organic Earth & Lawn care, Inc # (937) 429-2881

Purelawn www.mypurelawn.com or (937) 308-4633

7. For pest control
* suggestion, first check out www.beyondpesticides.org

Eco Care Pest Control # (937)-435-4727
* uses Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

8. For printer paper

Green Seal Certified and Forest Friendly-

Xpedx Paper and Graphics Store
115 W. Riverview Ave.
# (937) 228-2100