Healthy Home Tips

Aug. 18, 2019

A good home security tip

Screw This?

A good home security tip that you may have never thought about.

Most contractors install the plates with the supplied screws which are only a half inch long and come out with one kick by a burglar. He installed 4 inch screws in their place that go through the door ...

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April 1, 2019

Please, for the Love of God, Close the Toilet Lid When You Flush

 

Close The Lid

BY: Caroline Pickard

Everyone has a "thing" that skeeves them out. Wearing shoes indoors, leaving dishes in the sink, even sitting on the bed in dirty clothes ... Call me a clean freak, but flushing the toilet with the lid open is the pet peeve that literally makes me cringe ...

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Feb. 8, 2019

Woman Issues Warning After Handyman Shows Her The Dryer’s Lint Screen

Dryer Machine

I think it’s safe to assume that we all know it’s important to empty the dryer’s lint screen after every cycle. When the lint builds up, the dryer is unable to properly vent out the heat. And when this happens, it’s all too easy for a fire to occur. However ...

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Nov. 4, 2018

Association of Frequency of Organic Food Consumption With Cancer Risk

Healthy Environment

Findings From the NutriNet-Santé Prospective Cohort Study

BY: Julia Baudry, PhD1; Karen E. Assmann, PhD1; Mathilde Touvier, PhD1; et al

Key Points

Question  What is the association between an organic food–based diet (ie, a diet less likely to contain pesticide residues) and cancer risk?

Findings  In a ...

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June 27, 2018

Drinking More Wine Stops Fat Cells From Forming (and 2 Other Fat-Blocking Foods)

Glass of wine and fat

FOR STARTERS: it took me awhile to want to get back to blogging; after Lady passed away.  She was like a daughter to me, as much as I rescued her...she saved me.  Now, it's my time to pay it forward my way from here forward.  ...

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