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Wayne Parsons

The Hawaii Safety & Prevention Chronicle: The Earth

My normal focus is on drugs like Topiramate / Topamax, safety tips for kids and cars, avoidable medical errors and ocean injuries but the overall goal is a safer community and fewer people hurt. If…

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What should consumers know about Termidor aka fipronil

Many of us come into contact with harmful chemicals on a daily basis without even realizing it. One of those chemicals is a pesticide called Firponil. According to the National Pesticide Information…

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Fire Ant Found On Maui

KITV reports that a fire ant was found on a Maui farm. The fire is small but packs a mean bite. The insect is 1/16th inch long and is light orange in appearance. They aren’t fast moving like some…

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House subcommittee finds elevated lead levels in D.C. children.

The Washington Post (8/4, Leonnig) reports that congressional investigators have found that more than twice the previously reported number of D.C. children were found to have high levels of lead in…

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Pesticide Residue In Kitchen Floors

KHNL reports that your kitchen floors – the ones that your kids are crawling around on as you read this, are laden with the worst cancer causing chemicals. Don’t trust KHNL? Try the EPA and those…

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FDA Less Careful With Bottled Water Than EPA Is With Tap Water.

In a story that generated a great deal of media interest, congressional hearings today focused on two separate reports that concluded that the EPA regulates tap water more carefully than the FDA…

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Toxic Air Pollutants Assessed By The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Environmental Protection Agency may be shaking off the dust of inaction during 8 years of Bush/Chaney rule and looking out for our environment again. Air pollution is a major health problem in…

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Bone Meal is Bad Stuff in Dog Food! Fluoride above healthy levels is found in n 8 national brands.

God bless the Environmental Working Group (EWG). EWG Worldwide Headquarters announces that the pet food testing that voters contributed to resulted in a significant report: share the report.

EWG…

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Environmental Working Group Protects Babies From BPA Illnesses

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has recently focused on children and bisphenol-A (BPA). I want EWG at the table, advocating for our kids – and yours – so their health is no longer compromised…

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Consumer Tips For Healthy Homes: Nontoxic Paints Arrive

New nontoxic paints let you color it ‘green’

As reported in the Honolulu Advertiser nontoxic paint is becoming a big subject to families who want their air to be safe to breathe. Jennifer…