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  • Chlorine and Chloramines in Drinking Water

    • 4 years ago

    To protect drinking water from bacteria and viruses, public water suppliers usually disinfect the water...

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  • Five Steps to a Safer Pool and Spa This Summer

    • 4 years ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Last year, more than 200 children ages 1-14 drowned in a...

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  • Five Steps to a Safer Pool and Spa

    • 4 years ago

    According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (cpsc.gov), in 2013 more than 200 children...

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  • How to Clean a Stained, Solid-Surface Kitchen Sink

    • 4 years ago

    A 2011 germ study conducted by NSF International revealed that kitchen sinks and drains are...

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  • Hot Water Tank Safety

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years ago

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

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  • Nitrate in Drinking Water

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years ago

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

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  • Five Steps to Safer Cosmetic and Personal Care Products

    • 4 years ago

    A recent independent study conducted on behalf of NSF International found that 48 percent of...

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  • How to Safely Adopt a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

    • 4 years 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

    • 4 years ago

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

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