Archives: 2006 October

Manufactured Controversy serves Manufacturers

October 31st, 2006, No Comments

To the Editor, Why are 9/11 dust victims discussed as if they are a rare phenomenon? The incidence of poisoning from hazardous substances in common usage and via byproducts of manufacturing and accidents, is no mystery. Medical journals and worker’s compensation records detail risks for workers, (from firefighters to housecleaners), from toxicity of everyday exposures. […]

A Modern Disease of Ancient Origin

October 16th, 2006, No Comments

To the Editor, This is mere gossip about neighbors arguing over dandelions. An article about the use of lawn products, reliably linked to serious medical conditions, should not limit references to them as “legal chemicals”, dangerous to those with “rare” allergies. Had the author contacted the EPA, she would have learned two widely used products […]

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