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Mardi Gras Beads Toxic Truth

Smithsonian Magazine: The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads, an article from 2017.

My “favorite” quote from the article: To see several sets of Mardi Gras beads that I have tested, Click Here. Smithsonian Magazine Article Published: March 8, 2017 By: David Redmon “Every year, 25 million pounds of plastic beads made by Chinese factory workers get dumped on the streets of New Orleans. Shiny, colorful bead necklaces, […]

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Mayim Bialik Blog Post Lead Safe Mama

Another family story shared in response to this week’s article on Mayim Bialik’s Grok Nation.

Mama Kim B. shared the following today in post (with a link to the Grok Nation article): DID YOU KNOW: This week is Lead Poisoning Awareness Week! If you have, work with, or are planning to have children, please take a moment to read this important information! Before Simon was born, I spend HOURS researching […]

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Mayim Bialik Blog Post Lead Safe Mama

Check out Mayim Bailik’s GrokNation.com today for an article I wrote about childhood lead poisoning.

I am excited to share that the article I wrote for Mayim Bialik’s GrokNation.com was published today (10/22/2018) for National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. I shared the article on Facebook earlier today and my friend Christina re-shared it with the following comment that I wanted to also share with all of you: As I read […]

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SafBaby.com Article Lead In Dishes

SafBaby.com “Why Lead In Dishes Is Not OK”

Wow! Thank You to SafBaby.com — for writing this well-executed and comprehensive article on lead in dishes! Sincerely, I couldn’t have said/written this better myself! Click on the image below to read the full article. Published April 15, 2018 Why Lead In Dishes Is Not OK According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the health impacts from […]

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Portland Tribune Article Today: Vaccine Choice

This article (linked below) was written by a friend of mine about a family we took into our home for several months last year (after their baby was illegally taken from them in the hospital.) This.Is.Personal. & children are NOT being protected by these illegal, yet (ostensibly) government sanctioned actions. Said another way; children are […]

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Article Series: Loaded With Lead, Seattle Times – October 2014

“Lead poisoning is a major threat at America’s shooting ranges, perpetuated by owners who’ve repeatedly violated laws even after workers have fallen painfully ill.” From the article: “A confused 38-year-old father in Kentucky rarely crawled out of bed. A conservation volunteer in Iowa lost feeling in his hands and feet. A 5-year-old girl in South […]

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How Important Is Lead Poisoning to Becoming a Legendary Artist?

This article originally appeared in “The Atlantic” in November of 2013. “In 1713, Italian physician Bernardinus Ramazzini described in his De Morbis Artificum Diatriba a mysterious set of symptoms he was noticing among artists: ‘Of the many painters I have known, almost all I found unhealthy … If we search for the cause of the […]

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