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  • Hot Water Tank Safety

    • 1 year ago

    While most of us take our hot water heater for granted until it leaks or...

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  • How to Clean Lime Buildup in a Teapot

    • 1 year ago

    If you have hard water, chances are lime deposits are building up on your coffee...

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  • How to Clean a Kitchen Disposal

    • 1 year ago

    In addition to cleaning the sides and bottoms of your kitchen sink regularly, it's important...

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  • How to Use a Toaster Oven Safely

    • 1 year ago

    Because of their small size, toaster ovens are a great choice for individuals as well...

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  • Food Safety Tips for Middle School Students

    • 1 year ago

    If your kids carry a packed lunch to school, it's important to keep their meal...

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  • Floor Safety Treatments

    • 1 year ago

    If you have a hard floor surface in your home, there's always the chance that...

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  • Nitrate in Drinking Water

    • 1 year ago

    Nitrates are a naturally occurring chemical that can be found in both public and private...

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  • How to Clean a Dishwasher With Vinegar

    • 1 year ago

    If your dishwasher has developed an odor or your dishes are spotty after they've been...

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  • Top 13 Germiest Places in Your House

    • 1 year ago

    NSF’s Lisa Yakas identifies the top 13 germiest places in a typical home in this...

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  • Eggs-tra Care for Spring Celebrations

    • 1 year ago

    For many people, eggs are an important part of the Easter holiday celebration. But even...

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  • Five Steps to Safer Cosmetic and Personal Care Products

    • 1 year ago

    A recent survey conducted on behalf of NSF International revealed that almost 50 percent of...

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  • Energy Drinks Are Not Sodas or Sports Drinks: Consume Carefully

    • 1 year ago

    Although energy drinks have enjoyed a surge in popularity in recent years, questions remain about...

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  • Before Buying Dietary Supplements, Follow This Advice

    • 1 year ago

    Walk down the dietary supplements aisle of your local pharmacy, health food store or retail...

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  • How to Safely Adopt a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

    • 1 year ago

    You may think that going gluten-free is just another fad diet, but it’s actually a...

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  • Q & A About Organic Certification and GMOs

    • 1 year ago

    Organic certification is a process that verifies that a food or other agricultural item has...

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