CHAPTER 17:  PERFECT HOME

Altman, Rebecca Gasior et al. “Pollution Comes Home and Gets Personal: Women’s Experience of Household Chemical Exposure.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 49 (2008): 417-35.

Bonini, Sheila and Jeremy Oppenheim. “Cultivating the Green Consumer.” Stanford Social Innovation Review Fall 2008.

Edwards, Thea M, and John P. Myers. “Environmental Exposure and Gene Regulation in Disease Etiology.” Environmental Health Perspectives 115 (2007): 1264-270.

Meggs, William Joel and Carol Svec. The Inflammation Cure. Chicago, Il: Contemporary Books, 2003.

Nazaroff, William W. “Indoor Air Chemistry: Cleaning Agents, Ozone and Toxic Air Contaminants.” 1 June 2006 <http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/abstracts/01-336.htm>.

“Survey: Green Consumers Adapt to Poor Economy.” 8 May 2008. 21 Mar. 2009 <http://www.eponline.com/print.asp?aid=62417>.

WHAT’S AT STAKE?

“Are Your Products Safe?” 24 Nov. 2005 <http://www.safecosmetics.org/your_health/index.cfm>.

Cassels, Caroline. “Autism Linked to Higher Precipitation Levels.” 11 Nov. 2008. 12 Nov. 2008 <http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583372_print>.

Epstein, Samuel S. The Stop Cancer Before it Starts Campaign. Report. February ed. Chicago, IL: The Cancer Prevention Coalition, 2003.

“Is It In Us?” 14 Nov. 2007 <http://isitinus.org/project.php>.

Janofsky, Michael. “E.P.A. Seeks to Phase Out a Toxic Chemical.” 26 Jan. 2006. New York Times. 26 Jan. 2006 <http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/26/26/nationals/26enviro.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print>.

“Maternal Pesticide Exposure Linked to Childhood Leukemia.” 18 Jan. 2006. 19 Jan. 2006 <http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/521780_print>.

WHAT TO INVITE INTO YOUR HOME

Houlihan, Jane, Charlotte Brody, and Bryony Schwan. Not Too Pretty: Phthalates, Beauty Products & the FDA. Report. July ed. Environmental Working Group, 2002.

Meggs, William Joel and Carol Svec. The Inflammation Cure. Chicago, Il: Contemporary Books, 2003.

LOOKING GOOD INSIDE AND OUT

Cosmetics Chemicals of Concern. 1 Aug. 2008. 25 Dec. 2008 <http://www.ewg.org/node/26957>.

EWG’s Shoppers Guide. 1 Aug. 2008. 25 Dec. 2008 <http://www.ewg.org/node/26958>.

Houlihan, Jane, Charlotte Brody, and Bryony Schwan. Not Too Pretty: Phthalates, Beauty Products & the FDA. Report. July ed. Environmental Working Group, 2002.

“Teen Girls’ Body Burden of Hormone-Altering Cosmetics Chemicals.” 24 Sept. 2008. 25 Dec. 2008 <http://www.ewg.org/reports/teens>.

“Two Families Test Their Lifestyles.” 28 Apr. 2008 <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24230246/?pg=1#dtl_toxic>.

Weise, Elizabeth. “Household chemicals linked to kids’ asthma.” 29 Sept. 2004. 30 Sept. 2004<http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2004-09-29-asthma-chemicals_x.htm>.

CLEAN AND GREEN

McDougall, John. “A Cesspool of Pollutants: Now is the Time to Clean-up Your Body.” The McDougall Newsletter (Aug. 2004).

Meggs, William Joel and Carol Svec. The Inflammation Cure. Chicago, Il: Contemporary Books, 2003.

Zock, Jan-Paul et al. “The Use of Household Cleaning Sprays and Adult Asthma.” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176 (2007): 735-41.

MORE INDOOR SPACES

Epstein, Samuel S. The Stop Cancer Before it Starts Campaign. Report. February ed. Chicago, IL: The Cancer Prevention Coalition, 2003.

Stiffler, Lisa. “Color Them Green: EPA Grants Will Help Nail Salons.” 3 July 2007. 3 July 2007 <http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/321350_nailsalon27.html>.

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