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2013-08-01 23:26:40

Eco friendly, toxin-free company, Wild Mint, shares insight on how to prepare a healthy, non toxic, earth friendly lunch, in time for back to school season. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Wild Mint, a company dedicated to providing non-toxic, eco friendly and healthy solutions to families, is sharing insight for parents on how to pack a sustainable, non-toxic lunch for their children, this back to school season. Making an effort to invest in earth friendly, safer lunch gear is...

2013-05-22 23:15:16

Back by popular demand, Fairhaven Health recently introduced a new and improved version of its PregnancyPlus Natural Deodorant. This all-natural, fragrance-free formula now comes in a solid glide-on stick format, and is designed specifically for trying-to-conceive and pregnant women. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 With the health of a growing fetus largely dependent on the health of the mother, it is no surprise that many women become hyperaware of everything that goes into...

2013-05-09 23:27:05

Organic Soap and Spa has a long history of serving the needs of cancer survivors, especially breast cancer victims. Today, they launched a new website which helps survivors find appropriate products. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Organic Soap and Spa has launched a new feature on their retail level website: store.organicsoapandspa.com which has a very unique use. It can help cancer victims decide which products are especially designed with their needs in mind. Here´s how it works:...

2013-03-08 00:45:52

Lead investigator says discovery is cause for concern, not alarm Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of products and food packaging material, child-care articles and medical devices. “Although it´s not completely understood how phthalates get into our food, packaging may be a contributor to the...

Even Eating Organic Foods Can Result In BPA, Phthalate Exposure
2013-02-27 19:06:57

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It seems in the middle of the previous decade, the dangers associated with Bisphenol A (BPA) and, to a lesser extent, phthalates entered into the general consciousness of most Americans. We learned just how pervasive these hormone-mimicking chemicals were in a range of products we relied upon for our convenient lifestyles. Many people, upon learning of the side effects associated with toxic levels of these “endocrine...

2012-12-20 05:01:10

Through a review of the toxicology, industrial hygiene, and epidemiology literatures in conjunction with qualitative research, this article explores occupational exposures in producing plastics and health risks to workers, particularly women, who make up a large part of the workforce. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 A new study published in the Baywood journal New Solutions presents strong evidence suggesting that women employed in the plastics industry are exposed to workplace...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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