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Welcome to our new website

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Our new site design incorporates a number of features to help you in your mattress research. In addition to the new look, we've added helpful tips and pointers, improved our navigation, integrated helpful videos, and remodeled our products section. We hope you enjoy browsing.

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Must-read article: The Poison Crib

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Salon.com has published an important expose about the dangers of flame retardant chemicals. Read more about "The Poison Crib".

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Design a Green Nursery for Your Baby

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While an organic crib mattress is one important component of a healthful nursery, it's certainly not the only one! MNN provides some tips for creating a green nursery.

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Get Cozy with the Savvy Woolsy

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Our new organic wool topper, the Savvy Woolsy, was recently featured in an Organic Spa editorial.

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Kicking Formaldehyde Out of Bed

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U. S. government agencies are picking up on the fact that formaldehyde is bad for the bedroom, and the Senate has introduced a bill to limit emissions in the home.

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The National Sleep Foundation

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The National Sleep Foundation has a wealth of information about the basic principles and intricate minutiae of sleep.

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Chemical Industry Lends Support to Reform

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The chemical industry is now willing to begin to share its health-related research data with the EPA. The article reports that currently, "the government has little or no information about the health hazards or risks of most of the 80,000 chemicals on the U.S. market today."

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Turn your bedroom into a safe, healthy haven

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Learn tips for making your bedroom healthful and eco-friendly from Beth Greer, author of Supernatural Home. After a 15-second advertisement, you'll see an interview with Beth on The View by the Bay.

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Potentially Toxic Flame Retardants

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A study released in 2008 found that California residents had nearly twice the blood concentration of PBDEs compared to other Americans. At that time, California had the strictest regulations on the flammability of bedroom furniture.

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