March 21st, 2012

What Lead Poisoning Did to My Family – Part 2

What Lead Poisoning Did to My Family – Part 2 by Brenda Music Read Part 1. While lead poisoning is something my son Sean will live with for the rest of his life, the outcome could have been… 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

March 14th, 2012

What Lead Poisoning Did to My Family – Part 1

What Lead Poisoning Did to My Family – Part 1 by Brenda Music Nine years ago this coming June, our whole world changed. That summer, the company that my husband worked for closed its doors without any… More

November 8th, 2011

A “Little Bit” of Asthma

A “Little Bit” of Asthma by Susan Aceti I’m not sure if it’s because or I work at the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) or despite working here, but when my daughter’s pediatrician suggested that she… 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 19th, 2011

Looking for an Apartment? – Part 2

Looking for an Apartment? – Part 2 by Judith Akoto I’m sure everyone likes to live pest-free. I know I do! Therefore, be on the look-out for signs (droppings, for example) of pests. You may want to… More