Newsflash: Pesticides are Bad

Ah, springtime! April showers bring May flowers, May flowers bring June bugs...and May beetles and ants, and mosquitos. I adore warm weather. It's the creepy crawleys that I could do without. But, after reading the latest study on home pesticide use and subsequent increased risk for childhood cancers I'm compelled to speak up. Really! How many times do we need to be told that chemicals used to control pests in our home and garden leach into our bodies and make us sick? A study reported by the American Acedemy of Pediatrics in October 2015 found evidence once again that children are more susceptible than adults. Statistics suggest that a child exposed to pesticides in the home are 47% more l

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