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A Letter To Our Neighbors

To our neighbors: We know it’s important to you to maintain your home. You’ve made an investment and you want to take care of it. Having a well kept lawn and yard is one of the ways you show that … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Dover School District

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Dear Dover Parents and Educators, A recent report by CBS Los Angeles details the changes being made in school policy regarding pesticide use in the Los Angeles Unified School District by California Safe Schools. Currently in … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Oversimplification

“The dose makes the poison.” We’ve all heard this familiar phrase before in our school science textbooks. It’s a central tenet in the field of toxicology and used often to describe a linear or montonic dose response – when a … Continue reading

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Pesticide Use At Dover Schools

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics: “Epidemiologic evidence demonstrates associations between early life exposure to pesticides and pediatric cancers, decreased cognitive function, and behavioral problems.” The AAP supports pediatricians in educating parents on the risks pesticides pose to young … Continue reading

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