Monthly Archive: April 2013

Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month, but there’s nothing wrong with a little head start. The place to begin, of course, is determining if you have asthma or, if you do, if it’s being managed...


Earth Day Eco-Jargon: It May Not Mean What You Think It Means

Biodegradable. Recyclable. Earth Smart. Those three terms are the most used by marketers to demonstrate that their products are Earth-friendly. But using “green” words does not necessarily make an item green in practice, because...

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There’s No Such Thing as Zero VOC Paint

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are compounds that evaporate at room temperatures, and some are harmful to your health as well as to the environment.  Interior paints historically have contained significant levels of VOCs,...