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Are Flame Retardants Putting Your Health at Risk?

All kinds of consumer products, especially furniture, are treated with flame retardants. But even the newer regulations on these chemicals aren't preventing health issues.

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Toxic Chemicals Found in Holiday Beads

While you’re decking the halls this holiday season, you might want to take a second look at the decorations you’re hanging.  A new report from a consumer watchdog site shows high levels of hazardous chemicals in some sparkly, beaded garland. 

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PA Legis Mulls Regulating Chemical in Children's Products

A chemical in many childrenís products and drinking or food containers may soon be prohibited in Pennsylvania.

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