June 20th, 2014

APHA, NCHH Release Healthy Housing Standard

APHA, NCHH Release Healthy Housing Standard A new standard published Monday will serve as a blueprint for ensuring the health and safety of U.S. homes. APHA and the National Center for Healthy Housing released a standard that… More

June 6th, 2012

DIY Green Household Cleaning Solutions

DIY Green Household Solutions by Rebecca Morley Have you ever wondered how safe and eco-friendly those “green” cleaning products are on the store shelves? Green cleaning products are flooding the market, and with over 80,000 chemical compounds approved… More

March 18th, 2012

DIY Green Floor Cleaners

DIY Green Floor Cleaners by Rebecca Morley My family was coming to town and I didn’t have time to clean the house, so I hired a cleaning crew using a “groupon” that I bought online. A crew… More

October 25th, 2011

National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

National Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by Rebecca Morley I had the good fortune to be working for Senator Jack Reed in 1999 when he introduced a resolution (S. Res 199) to establish National Childhood Lead Poisoning… More

October 12th, 2011

Ugh! – Fleas in the House!

Ugh! – Fleas in the House! by Rebecca Morley Oscar the cat has brought some unwelcome guests into our home – fleas. With a new baby, I’m especially concerned about what type of treatment I should use… More

October 10th, 2011

Orange Alert – CDC Lead Program Elimination

Orange Alert – CDC Lead Program Elimination by Rebecca Morley Are you receiving daily email pleas for your help in saving important federal programs? The proposed budget cuts are so broad and deep that it could be… More