The healthy home : simple truths to protect your family from hidden household dangers / Dave Wentz and Myron Wentz ; with Donna K. Wallace.
Author: Wentz, Dave.
Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, c2011.
Description: xiii, 284 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subject: Housing and health.
Indoor air pollution Prevention.
Housekeeping Environmental aspects.
Home economics Environmental aspects.
Household supplies Toxicology.
Health risk assessment.
Contents: Welcome -- The bedroom. There's the rub ; The body electric! ; Sleepytime ; Simple solutions summary -- The bathroom. Let's get personal ; Bright, white, and pearly ; Don't be a dope ; Simple solutions summary -- The kitchen. For the love of food ; Let's get cooking ; Drink up! ; Simple solutions summary -- Living areas. Clean living ; High tech, high risk ; Simple solution summary -- The garage and yard. Gremlins in the garage ; Going green in your yard ; Simple solutions summary.
Summary: "Did you know?...We poison our children and pets to kill a fly...We get a dose of antibiotics every day--whether we have a prescription or not...We need Hazmat suits to clean up a broken energy-efficient CFL light bulb. In 'The Healthy Home' father-and-son team Dr. Myron Wentz and Dave Wentz walk readers room-by-room through a typical house, pointing out the surprising health risks posed by everyday products and behaviors of any modern family..."--Dust jacket flap.