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Chronic Toxicity – Lunch and Learn
October 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Choosing your Household Cleaners & Personal Care Products Wisely
Presented by Colleen Peyerl, MA, RN, OCN, NBC-HWC
Redwood Area Hospital Experience Manager
Lunch Cost: $5 (available at 11:45)
Menu: Cold Cut Club, Soup, Cookie
Sign up (to be included in lunch) by October 17 by calling 507-637-4527
Chronic Toxicity is defined as the development of adverse health effects as a result of long-term exposure to a toxin or stressor. We are all affected! Did you know babies in the U.S. are born with an estimated 287 chemicals already in their bodies? More than 80,000 chemicals are allowed on the U.S. Market without safety testing. In this lunch and learn we will identify common chemicals to avoid when purchasing cosmetics, personal and home cleaning products. Resources to help you evaluate your favorite brands will be shared. A “make and take” all-purpose cleaning spray station will also be offered for participants.