The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists water fluoridation as one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20th Century.
But not everyone agrees. Critics say that it's not as safe or effective as we've been told. And they say that people should have the right to choose whether their water has fluoride added to it.
Please Note: The Winix WAC9500 was discontinued in early 2019 and has been replaced by the Winix HR900 Ultimate Pet Air Purifier.
The Safe Healthy Home's review of the HR900 will be coming soon!
Do you have a problem with the air quality in your home? Are you thinking about getting an air purifier?
If you're like me, you like to have plenty of fresh vegetables in the house. Produce is pretty expensive these days, and growing food in the garden takes time and a lot of work.
Wouldn't it be great if there was a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to have a constant supply of fresh veggies on hand all year round?
Well, there is a way...
Did you know that June is National Safety Month? That means it's time to take a look around your home and see if there are any safety hazards you've been overlooking.
If you're considering getting a Berkey water filter, you want to know exactly what contaminants it will take out of the water.
You could go to the manufacturer's website and take a look at the independent lab test results they have published there. But it's several pages of about a zillion different chemicals and micro-organisms that you'd have to be a scientist to understand.
You've probably heard about how great reverse osmosis is for filtering drinking water.
Maybe it's a little too good.
It removes all kinds of contaminants, but it also takes out beneficial minerals, lowering the pH of the water and making it slightly more acidic.
When you hear the words "air pollution", you probably envision tall chimneys belching clouds of black smoke into the air.
But did you know that the air inside our homes can be polluted, too?