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873 Are There Hidden Hazards in Your Environment?

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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about:

Dr. Linda Birnbaum is director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program. She talks with us about why we can't dismiss low-dose exposure to environmental contaminants as insignificant. Scientists are beginning to understand the complexities of low doses.

BPA has been linked to a risk of obesity. How can we minimize our exposure to this widespread chemical?

We explore the stories behind the health headlines and welcome listeners' stories and questions about problems with medication side effects.

Guest: Linda Birnbaum, PhD, DABT, ATS, is Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (part of the National Institutes of Health) and the National Toxicology Program. Her editorial on low-dose exposure was published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The NIEHS website is http://www.niehs.nih.gov

Larry Weiss, MD, has a background in natural products chemistry as well as medicine. He is founder of CleanWell. The website is www.cleanwelltoday.com

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Thanks so much this show as always is informative and easy listening.
I have enjoyed your show for years and used the information with great results.

Listerine for smelly pits. Gladly try this. At least no salts of Aluminum.
But I do think about the dyes or other chemicals in mouth wash after years of use as an anti-deodorant. Any best guess what would be the active ingredient that stops odor from forming? Then only use this/these item[s].
Paul E.

Another great use for Listerine is to stop the terrible itching from Florida's poison ivy. After listening to your Sept. 22 radio show I decided to try it since both hydocortizone and the Technu recommended by our pharmacist had no effect whatsoever. The itching stopped immediately after applying a generic form of Listerine! Without your show it would never have occurred to me to try it. Thank you.

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