P.O. Box 29290,
MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY AWARENESS & EDUCATION MONTH
From 5 to 15% of the U.S. Population is affected by chemical sensitization in varying degrees. (Miller & Ashford 2004; Caress & Steinemann, 2003; Neutra, Kreutzer & Lashuay, 1999; Vorhees, 1999; Meggs, Dunn, Bloch, Goodman & Davidoff, 1966).
"1999 consensus criteria for the definition of (MCS) were first identified in a 1989 multidisciplinary survey
of 89 clinicians and researchers with extensive experience in MCS. A decade later, their top 5 consensus criteria (i.e., defining MCS as  a chronic condition  with symptoms that recur reproducibly  in response to low levels of exposure  to multiple unrelated chemicals and  improve or resolve when incitants are removed) are still unrefuted in published literature.
Government studies in the
Many toxic substances to which we are unwittingly exposed daily may cause debilitating conditions including cancer, asthma, and MCS as well as impair functional ability and quality of life. Chemical exposures can also deplete your nutrients and/or create imbalances.
Education is power. Learn how chemicals, molds, and fragrances can be harmful to you and your health as well as those with MCS. Protect yourself and your family as well as those in your community who are disabled with this complex condition.
See our website: www.ohionetwork.org
Gulf War, 911, & Katrina Film documentaries - www.alisonjohnsonmcs.com
Visit your local library for related books and films. MCS displays in May.
It's hidden in perfume, in the cleaners and the sprays -
Bleach, paint, and so much more - and we can't get away.
It's poison! Noxious! Toxic! To many folks you see,
When affected by those chemicals, slowly dying by degrees.
It's real, stop and think – In a big kind of way.
The people of tomorrow need the air clean today.
Jeff Moyer 1997