Household

Beware of potential pollution from certain candles-Truth!

Burning Some Kinds of Candles in the Home Can Cause Indoor Pollution-Truth! Summary of eRumor: An email is making the rounds that talks about a woman in Texas whose family has experienced a variety of health problems which she says are due to the lead content of some candles.  The email warns that burning candles …

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Dangerous gas in car air conditioners is causing lung cancer and Alzheimer's disease-Fiction!

Dangerous Gas in Car Air Conditioners is Causing Lung Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease-Fiction!   Summary of eRumor: This email says that air conditioners in 1985 to 1998 cars are dangerously toxic and are spewing a gas that is the leading cause of Alzheimer’s disease and lung cancer. The Truth: This story is filled with fiction …

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Procter & Gamble supports a Gay Rights Proposal as Well as Gay Marriage-Truth! & Fiction!

Procter & Gamble Supports a Controversial Cincinnati Gay Rights Proposal and Homosexual Marriage–Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The eRumor encourages a boycott of Procter & Gamble for the company’s support of a controversial ballot issue in Cincinnati that is regarded as a pro-homosexual measure. The Truth: It is true that Procter & Gamble contributed …

Procter & Gamble supports a Gay Rights Proposal as Well as Gay
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Smart Meters are Spying on Homeowners-Fiction!

Warnings about smart meters, the devices used by electric companies to measure household use have gone viral in the Internet. Are the electric companies spying in our homes with these and are they harmful? Some warnings suggest calling the electric company and demanding that they replace these new meters with the old ones because they are vulnerable to hackers who intercept personal data through them.