Toxins

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Consumer Reports: Avoiding Pesticides In Fruits & Vegetables

We know that it’s healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides. That’s especially a concern for children because they’re still growing and they metabolize toxins differently.

04/02/2015

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Local Man Says His Dog Was Killed By Beneful Dog Food

Like many, Jim Ball of Finleyville bought what Purina’s Beneful brand was selling.

03/11/2015

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Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco claims that Nestle Purina’s Beneful dog food is actually killing the pets they are supposed to keep healthy.

02/25/2015

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Angie’s List: 3 Common Hidden Home Toxins

Your home should be your safe haven, but sometimes your home is a harbor for toxins that could affect your family’s health.

02/14/2013

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Humane Officers Investigating Source Of Sickened McKeesport Dogs

People in one local town are terrified that they’re about to lose their dogs. Several dogs have fallen ill and while their owners fear they were poisoned, there may be a common household item that experts said is dangerous to your dog.

06/18/2012

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Sick Dogs Have Pet Owners Concerned In McKeesport

Pet owners in one McKeesport community say they are concerned that someone may be poisoning dogs in their neighborhood.

06/18/2012

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Do Toxins Affect Human Neuro-Development?

uquesne University is hosting a conference to question whether environmental toxins affect human neuro-development.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/24/2011

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‘Super Plants’ Help To Clear The Air

Plants have long been used medicinally, but a group of plants are now being recognized as “super plants” for what they can do to clear the air.

05/17/2011