TOXICS INFORMATION PROJECT (TIP)

P.O. Box 40441, Providence, RI 02940

Tel. 401-351-9193, E-Mail: TIP@toxicsinfo.org

Website:  www.toxicsinfo.org

(Lighting the Way to Less Toxic Living)

LINKS TO ASTHMA ARTICLES

RIDDING the house of dust mites and making dietary changes does nothing to stop children developing asthma or eczema, researchers have found.

  • ASTHMA LINKED TO CHEMICALS , www.factsinaction.org/brief/brmar042.htm
    A study by the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California associates childhood exposure to chemicals and pollutants such as those found in weed killers, pesticides, dust, animals, fuel oil, soot and exhaust with an increased risk of developing asthma.

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Work-related asthma is fast becoming one of the most commonly diagnosed occupational respiratory diseases in this country, and people who work in certain industries may run a higher risk than others, new study findings show. SOURCE: American Journal of Industrial Medicine, June 2005.


For further information about chemical triggers of asthma and other respiratory conditions, and healthy alternatives to toxic products, contact:

Liberty Goodwin, TIP Director, at 401-351-9193 or liberty@toxicsinfo.org