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Root For Chicago Trees

Posted by Nancy Kreith -

Help bring trees to Chicago's streets. 8 cities across the U.S. are competing for the largest share of a 1 million-dollar tree-planting grant from American Express. The city with the greatest number of American Express® Card transactions will get the most green. So look for the ROOT FOR CHICAGO tree icon...

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Vacuum Cleaners Can Improve Air Quality

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Asthma is one of our nation's most common chronic health conditions. Many substances in our homes can aggravate allergies and increase the severity of asthma symptoms. Vacuum cleaners can remove many of these irritating particles from the air. "It's the efficiency of the vacuum cleaner that makes all the difference," explains Debbie Bartman, consumer and family economics educator with U...

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