A.J. turned 15 in July. He is absolutely brilliant (his last measured I.Q. – 5 years ago at age 9 – was 124) — in spite of his acute lead poisoning as a toddler. His ongoing symptoms from having been lead poisoned as a child include dyslexia, severe ADHD and an extreme (and sometimes debilitating) […]
Mexican Ceramic bowl – with bird on inside: 51,608 ppm lead, greater than 100,000 ppm Mercury, & 31,350 ppm arsenic! #XRFTesting – PLEASE avoid Mexican pottery at all cost unless you know the artist and know for sure it is lead-free! For Safer Choices For Your Family Click Here!
Metal toy tractor, Pb 25 ppm (also tested positive for trace mercury and trace cadmium.) Exact item tested is in photo below. These levels for lead and cadmium are considered safe by all standards. I have some concern about the mercury levels in the nut in the center of the wheel. Without knowing the year […]
This is spectacular. It has been in the works for something 9 years! (Really much longer since the original research was done!) Kudos to the National Center for Healthy Housing for their hard work! From Jonathan Wilson, National Center for Healthy Housing Date: Feb 1, 2017 5:00 PM Subject: HUD OLHCHH lowers dust lead levels […]
Baskin Robbins Brand Ice Cream Scoop: 1,040 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF. #XRFTesting If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post for a start! Thanks for visiting! For #SaferChoices in ice cream scoops for your family, click here.
Hello! A lot of people have recently contacted me, asking if they could chip in in support of my work, just to say thank you – or to help in some small way. I truly appreciate your generosity and have created this page to help make it easy to chip in via PayPal. [Sort of a […]
Below is a post I originally wrote and shared in September of 2014 (slightly updated.) Hopefully you will also take a look at the links below as there are several studies of interest that may also answer your questions. As always, thank you for reading and please feel free to ask me any questions you […]
I started my undergraduate studies at New York University in 1987. I was in the Drama program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts – and was in conservatory at the Circle In The Square Studio – towards my bachelor of fine arts in stage acting. 1987. I remember thinking at the time that “Wow, […]
Tamara, WHY are you constantly “traipsing” all over the country meeting experts, business leaders, celebrities, journalists, filmmakers and other public figures? The answer is simple: one of these new friends is going to help make the difference—I just don’t know who. In a way, the “tapestry” of life is made up of the individual “strands” […]