Chemical Sensitivity News

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  • Artists: Win a 3 Bedroom House in Maine! Artists: Win a 3 Bedroom House in Maine!
    One lucky artist may be the new owner of this 3 bedroom house located in Sanford, Maine -- if they can write the winning essay for the Artist's House Essay Contest.
  • Interview with performance artist Julie Laffin Interview with performance artist Julie Laffin
    Moving Beyond MCS, a blog about recovering from environmental illness, has published an interview with performance artist Julie Laffin that explores how her work has evolved due to her illness.
  • Unravelling the Mystery of Autism Unravelling the Mystery of Autism
    E Magazine's cover story this month connects environmental toxicity with autism -- shining light on the link between children with autism and adults with environmental illness.
  • Hope for MCS/EI housing communities? Hope for MCS/EI housing communities?
    A general contractor/developer from Fargo, North Dakota appeared on Facebook.com last week to announce his interest in tackling the housing crisis of the chemically sensitive.
  • A Few Select Safer Condos in Dallas Being Offered for Sale A Few Select Safer Condos in Dallas Being Offered for Sale
    As of December 1, 2009, a few select Regina Caeli Environmental Condos in Dallas are being offered for sale at $105,000. Buyers may be eligible for the Homebuyers Tax Credits, available until April 30, 2010.
  • Nesting Instinct: A Survey of Bedding Options for the Chemically Sensitive Nesting Instinct: A Survey of Bedding Options for the Chemically Sensitive
    Julie Genser presents an array of sleeping solutions for those unable to tolerate chemicals in conventional mattresses and bedding materials.
  • 12 Ways to Stay Warm this Winter with Severe MCS/ES 12 Ways to Stay Warm this Winter with Severe MCS/ES
    For those with severe chemical and electrical sensitivities, staying warm through a cold winter can be quite challenging. Here are 12 tips for conserving body heat and surviving the coming winter season.
  • MCS Brain Retraining: Medical Scam or Breakthrough? MCS Brain Retraining: Medical Scam or Breakthrough?
    MCS America’s article “Preying on the Desperate: Miracle Cures Hold False Promise” by Lourdes Salvador and Linda Sepp is full of disinformation.
  • Brain plasticity and chemical sensitivity Brain plasticity and chemical sensitivity
    Canadian radio host Murray Langdon interviews Annie Hopper, a core belief counselor who claims she rewired her brain and healed herself from severe chemical and electrical sensitivities, as well as fibromyalgia.
  • Understanding Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Understanding Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
    An interview with Dutch author Els Valkenburg, whose book "Understanding Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Causes, Effects, Personal Experiences and Resources" was recently translated into English.
  • When Illness Strikes, Men Leave More Often When Illness Strikes, Men Leave More Often
    WebMD shares the results of a new study that shows women with cancer and multiple sclerosis are more likely than men to become separated or divorced.
  • Safe Houses: Only for the affluent? Safe Houses: Only for the affluent?
    Barbara Eaton, president of a regional chapter of The National Association of the Physically Handicapped, writes about how people with MCS who have few resources end up as housing refugees.
  • Missing: A life broken by Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Missing: A life broken by Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
    Salvador López Arnal interviews Eva Caballé, Spanish author and MCS activist, about her new book "Desaparecida. Una vida rota por la sensibilidad química múltiple" ("Missing. A life broken by Multiple Chemical Sensitivities").
  • Call for chemical free zone Call for chemical free zone
    Tami Duncan, Executive Director of the Lyme Induced Autism Foundation sends out a plea to parents and practitioners of autistic children to refrain from wearing perfume, and other scented products.
  • Pesticide kills humans but not bugs Pesticide kills humans but not bugs
    Twenty-five-year-old Elizabeth Whitfield's mobile home is still infested with insects after using a bug spray but her 10-month-old baby is dead and her 2-year-old son was critically injured.
  • Bene's Battle Bene’s Battle
    A senior with environmental illness hopes to avoid yearly homelessness during pesticide spraying season. Find out how you can help!
  • Ashok Gupta Interview Ashok Gupta Interview
    Planet Thrive founder Julie Genser interviews Ashok Gupta to get a more in-depth view into the Amygdala Retraining™ Program for CFS/ME and related disorders.
  • (dis)abling conditions: curated by Julie Laffin (dis)abling conditions: curated by Julie Laffin
    Julie Laffin will be "Skyped" in to this year's disability-themed Site Unseen show in Chicago to help spread awareness on environmental illness. The show is presented by The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • Successful treatment of mold-related illness Successful treatment of mold-related illness
    Study results from Planet Thrive Q & A columnist William J. Rea, M.D.'s successful treatment of patients with mycotoxin-induced disease were recently published in the Oct/Nov 2009 issue of Toxicology and Industrial Health.
  • MCS recognized in Japan MCS recognized in Japan
    Eva Caballé corresponds with Takeshi Yasuma from Citizens Against Chemicals Pollution (CACP) in Japan on the level of acceptance MCS gets in his country.
  • MCS – Caused by Toxic Chemical Exposure MCS – Caused by Toxic Chemical Exposure
    Breakthrough study on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity shows MCS is an epidemic caused by toxic chemicals; peer-reviewed paper is published in prestigious toxicology reference work.
  • Rewiring the Chemically Sensitive Brain Rewiring the Chemically Sensitive Brain
    Annie Hopper's Dynamic Neural Retraining System offers new hope to those with severe chemical and electrical sensitivities, fibromyalgia, and related conditions
  • Whoopi: You in Danger, Girl! Whoopi: You in Danger, Girl!
    As Whoopi Goldberg's character Oda Mae Brown in the movie Ghost says to Molly, we'd like to say to her: "You in danger, girl!"
  • Rewiring the Brain against Addiction - and MCS? Rewiring the Brain against Addiction – and MCS?
    Researchers are figuring out how addiction rewires the brain. The goal is to eventually be able to rewire an addicted brain back to the way it was, before the drugs, the cravings, and the self-destruction.
  • Perfume spritz sickens 150 in Texas Perfume spritz sickens 150 in Texas
    Thirty four people were overcome with fumes from a co-worker's perfume in a Texas bank, sending them to the hospital. Many others were treated on site for sickness.
  • The Ovenless Kitchen The Ovenless Kitchen
    Many with environmental illness will eventually find that cooking with a standard gas oven makes them very ill. Julie Genser has surveyed those with both severe chemical and electrical sensitivities in her community and presents an array of available options for the "ovenless kitchen."
  • In search of a non-toxic home In search of a non-toxic home
    July 24, 2009 LA Times health feature and photo essay on Kathy Hemenway and her non-toxic house in Snowflake, Arizona.
  • A Gypsy Life: Notes from the Diaspora A Gypsy Life: Notes from the Diaspora
    Mokihana and Pete of Washington state discuss their journey with chemical sensitivity, building a tiny safe home on wheels, and their gypsy lifestyle.
  • New healthier housing site: MCSsafehomes.com New healthier housing site: MCSsafehomes.com
    Planet Thrive's new free service for safer housing & trailer listings.
  • Healing words Healing words
    Five Canadian women suffering from fibromyalgia, CFS, MCS and other related conditions started a health book club called Health Pursuits Reading/Study Group in 1996 which now has over 60 members.
  • Ashok Gupta Explains the Amygdala Retraining Program for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses Ashok Gupta Explains the Amygdala Retraining Program for ME/CFS/FM and Associated Illnesses
    Ashok Gupta's self-recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome gave him the insight needed to develop his Amygdala Retraining™ Program that helps those with CFS, ME, Fibromyalgia, MCS and related conditions.
  • New Study: Autism Linked to Environment New Study: Autism Linked to Environment
    Research links soaring incidence of the mysterious neurological disorder to fetal and infant exposure to pesticides, viruses, household chemicals.
  • Artist Blogs About Life with Severe MCS and Advanced Neuro-Lyme Artist Blogs About Life with Severe MCS and Advanced Neuro-Lyme
    PlanetThrive.com's newest guest blog post is by Julie Laffin, a Chicago-based performance artist who writes of her struggles with severe chemical sensitivity and advanced neurological lyme disease.
  • Healing trauma and chemical sensitivities Healing trauma and chemical sensitivities
    Interview with Derval Dunford, creator of Sui meditation CD, about how she healed trauma and overcame the limitations of chemical sensitivity.