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Got Questions about Radon? We Have Answers!

Posted: April 3rd, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

“Radon: a hazardous, colorless, odorless gas”

Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., and the leading cause among non-smokers.

Radon is a hazardous, colorless, odorless gas which may be lurking in your home or rental unit. A new law passed on January 1, 2012, that requires those seeking to rent property stay informed about radon levels in the properties they seek to rent.  This law requires owners of rental units to inform prospective tenants, in writing, whether the rental space has been tested for radon and if a hazard exists. In light of this new law, we thought it might be helpful to answer some frequently asked questions about radon. Read more »


Frightening Facts About Food-Grade Hydrogen Peroxide

Posted: February 8th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Perhaps you may have seen or heard of the perceived positive health claims of something called food grade hydrogen peroxide (hydrogen peroxide 12%, 17%, or 35%).  If you don’t read any further, let us give you our very strong opinion.  Don’t buy it! Don’t try it! Don’t bring it in your house! End of discussion.  Please read on and you’ll see all the reasons why. Read more »


Ways To Deal With Unwelcome Fall House Guests

Posted: September 21st, 2010 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

How to safely use rat and mouse poison

By Tony Burda, DABAT and Grazina Janeliauskaite, Pharm.D. Student

Along with the cooling of outdoor temperatures and the chill in the wind at this time of year we all like to come inside to a nice, warm, cozy home and have a pleasant beverage or snack. But we are not the only ones who have that very same thought in mind. During the brisk fall season, rodents such as mice and rats, are looking to close up their summer nests, pack their bags and make their way into your home through the narrowest of cracks whether you like it or not…EEEK! Read more »