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2011-10-03 16:40:00

Maid Brigade honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an informative video and tips to create and maintain a safe and healthy home. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 Knowledge is power, and in this case, possibly a matter of life and death. As more information comes out linking chemicals in household cleaning products to breast cancer, Maid Brigade honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an informative video and tips to help todayâs women protect their individual and...

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2011-08-24 13:33:22

  The same University of Washington researcher who used chemical sleuthing to deduce what's in fragranced consumer products now has turned her attention to the scented air wafting from household laundry vents. Findings, published online this week in the journal Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, show that air vented from machines using the top-selling scented liquid laundry detergent and scented dryer sheet contains hazardous chemicals, including two that are classified as...

2011-07-26 10:00:00

LONG GROVE, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OMI Industries, the makers of Fresh Wave® natural odor eliminators, announced today that Fresh Wave products will return to the locker room for another season as the "official deodorizer" of the Chicago Blackhawks, benching odors indefinitely. For the second straight year, Fresh Wave products will skate on the same line as the Blackhawks' equipment management team to attack locker room, uniform and gear odors using a...

2011-06-16 12:20:21

If parents do just 5 things to safeguard their kids' health: Dust, use green cleaning products, do renos carefully, avoid certain plastics, serve low-mercury fish Leading Canadian health and environmental experts today issued a list of the top five ways parents can protect their children from toxic substances in and around the home. Controlling house dust; switching to less-toxic, fragrance-free cleaners; taking extreme care with renovation projects; avoiding certain types and uses of...

2011-04-13 00:00:29

Odor from Garbage and Pets Among the Most Offensive Bloomington, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Call them "America's Most Unwanted." They've been known to hold entire households hostage, causing shortness of breath, nausea and panic in their victims. At the very least, they keep "home sweet home" from smelling so sweet. The culprits are household odors, and these are the worst of the worst. According to a recent nationwide survey* by the makers of ARM & HAMMER® vacuum...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

A new patent-pending technology called Flow Science® is set to revolutionize commercial air fresheners with a ground-breaking method for diffusing liquid air fresheners into ambient air. Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 "It's the first truly new air freshener technology in decades and probably the last I'll see before I retire." So says Air-Scent's president, Arnold Zlotnik in describing his company's new air freshener refill technology. Dubbed Flow Science® by its...

2011-01-26 20:40:00

Scientists are reporting development of a new approach for dealing with offensive household and other odors "” one that doesn't simply mask odors like today's room fresheners, but eliminates them at the source. Their research found that a deodorant made from nanoparticles "” hundreds of times smaller than peach fuzz "” eliminates odors up to twice as effectively as today's gold standard. A report on these next-generation odor-fighters appears in ACS' Langmuir, a bi-weekly...

2011-01-09 00:44:00

The sources of chemical hazards may surprise you. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 This is the time of year many Americans make a resolution to live healthier. One way we can have a healthier home is to reduce the number of chemicals in the products we use every day. A recent study at the University of Washington in Seattle found that popular consumer goods emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including several chemicals that are known to be toxic to humans. The surprising...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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