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hygiene: 1/3 of 3

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The Dawn of the domestic superbug

Pat Thomas

1st July, 2005

The huge popularity of antibacterial household cleaners is encouraging superbugs,
allergies, immune-system failure and dangerous environmental pollution. It’s time to
stop cleaning ourselves to death.
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Behind the label: Radox Herbal Bath with Juniper

Pat Thomas

25th April, 2005

Overrun with shower gels that claim to firm and tone, cream baths that turn back the clock and body scrubs that detox and purify, the shelves of the average supermarket and pharmacy could be mistaken for those of a specialist spa or beauty parlour. Modern marketing contrives to make us believe that taking a bath or shower is an ‘experience’ rather than a personal hygiene fundamental, and that bath-time products are indulgent treats with emotional benefits. More often than not we believe it.
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Special Report Supermarkets: Chicken

Felicity Lawrence

1st September, 2004

Wander down the meat aisle of any supermarket and you will find mountains of chicken being sold at unbelievably cheap prices. The real reasons for this cannot be found on the label. more...

hygiene: 1/3 of 3

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