Indoor Exposure Risks and Alternatives

"...childhood exposure to indoor insecticides was linked to a 47 percent increased risk of childhood leukemia and a 43 percent increased risk of childhood lymphomas."

Exposure to indoor insecticides is linked to an increased risk of childhood leukemia and childhood lymphomas.

Indoor pesticide exposure tied to childhood cancers
by Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health)
A new analysis of existing research finds that kids exposed to pesticides indoors are at higher risk for childhood cancers. | Read more->>

“Overall, childhood exposure to indoor insecticides was linked to a 47 percent increased risk of childhood leukemia and a 43 percent increased risk of childhood lymphomas, which are cancers of the lymphatic system.”

ALTERNATIVES

In Your Home
Safe Ways to Control Pests Around Your Home (NRDC)
These alternatives to toxic pesticides will protect the health of your household, while keeping insects, rodents and other pests at bay.

——————————————————————————————————————–

Garden alternatives
10 Homemade Organic Pesticides by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM
Published on April 28, 2010, Last Updated on February 14, 2014

——————————————————————————————————————–

Won’t you join us in imagining, and working for, a world beyond toxics?

Donate Now

Beyond Toxics is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. Please consider giving a gift of a Beyond Toxics membership to a friend or family member!