Dollar Tree Thrives During Pandemic, But Is Still Not Removing Toxic Chemicals Fast Enough Author:  Tracy Gregoire is the Healthy Children Project Director for the Learning Disabilities Association of America, and is a long-time advocate for children with neurological disabilities.   While many businesses are struggling due to the pandemic, discount stores like Dollar Tree…

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During this coronavirus pandemic, proper cleaning and safe disinfecting are even more important. But we know that cleaners and disinfectants can contain chemicals that harm brain health and are linked to other health problems. The good news is that safer alternatives for cleaning and disinfecting against COVID-19 are available. Surfaces should be cleaned first, before…

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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of highly processed food have skyrocketed as families understandably seek shelf-stable products and comfort food during these challenging times.  And while we may joke about the “COVID-19” pounds of weight gain from our she lter-in-place diets, there are also less obvious chemical hazards hidden in our processed food. As a…

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