How household items may be killing you

People buy the nicest homes they can afford. They spend years, sometimes decades, pouring money into nest-feathering by stocking up on creature comforts. It's no wonder we spend 90% of our lives indoors. Like George Carlin said, it's where all our stuff is.

Furniture. Shower curtains. Electronic items from TVs to computers to games. Carpeting, cosmetics, and even air-fresheners and soap. It's all there to make life easier. And yet, many of those pleasant symbols carry a hidden price: they may be slowly killing you.

Nobody ever said plastics and industrial chemicals were good for healthy living. It turns out some are really quite hazardous, according to a comprehensive review inEnvironmental Science and Technology by three universities and two environmental groups................Read more


Source: The Times of India

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