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Child Safety Online

Big Brother is Watching Your Kids

By the time your child is 13 years old, there’ll be 72 million pieces of data collected on them online, so it‘s important to protect your kids from a very early age from the companies, hackers, online predators, foreign countries and paedophiles who will prey on them. Australia’s eSafety Commission, which was set up to […]

Mobile phone increases brain cancer risk

Brain tumours are one of the leading causes of pediatric cancer mortality. While some studies have found an association between cell phone use and brain tumors, the overall body of evidence is mixed, and more research is needed to fully understand the relationship. The World Health Organization (WHO) and other health agencies have stated that […]

What is the most toxic chemical in your body?

Our toxic load has increased dramatically in the past four decades and each generation is born more polluted. Thats an unfortunate fact according to ongoing biomonitoring studies around the world. In 2016 I published a paper in a journal examining the impact of toxicants on human health. It soon became obvious to me that PESTICIDES […]

How your dog reflects your toxic load

My boxer dogs are goofy, boisterous and hyperactive, and I cannot imagine my life without them. Just like you, pets can also be impacted by mould and toxicants which is why when I assess a home, I always ask about the physical and mental health of pets. The impact of daily chemical exposures on our […]

Breast Cancer

The Link Between Breast Cancer and Environmental Exposure

Many of would consider breast cancer is a condition people get because of genetic factors but a recent study found that less than 10% of those diagnosed with breast cancer are due to genetic factors. This means the majority of breast cancers are likely to arise from environmental exposures. Breast cancer is quite common in […]

Growing up on a farm, reduces incidence of allergies

Recent study confirms growing up on a farm in the prenatal period and the first year of life, reduces the prevalence of allergic rhinitis later in life.  Exposure to highly diverse microbial environments on traditional farms (cows, cultivation), results in significant bacterial diversity in the microbiome of the nose and gut of children. These bacteria […]