health & body

Naturepedic’s 2 in 1 organic cotton mattress offers the ideal way to transition tots from the crib to a big kid bed

Naturepedic’s 2 in 1 organic cotton mattress offers the ideal way to transition tots from the crib to a big kid bed

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16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

16 essential vegan foods to stock up on to switch your family to a plant-based diet

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Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

Woman who received womb transplant from her mother gives birth to a baby boy

In an amazing feat of medicine and science that has uniquely united three generations, a woman who received a womb transplant from her mother recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy — so the same

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Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Parents sue Massachusetts boarding school, alleging the institution’s WiFi is making their child sick

Keeping up with the latest technological advances is a priority for many schools, but the installation of a new, industrial-strength WiFi network is actually the reason one Massachusetts boarding school

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Doctors may be able to predict preterm labor by examining microbes in mom’s body

Doctors may be able to predict preterm labor by examining microbes in mom’s body

It’s pretty much common knowledge that levels of so-called ‘healthy bacteria’ in one’s body can have a huge impact on a person’s overall health. Researchers at Stanford University have published

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Public school district in Marin, CA makes history as first in the U.S. to serve 100% organic school lunches

Public school district in Marin, CA makes history as first in the U.S. to serve 100% organic school lunches

Finally, we can announce something we’ve been looking forward to for a long time. America now has its first public school district that serves 100% local, seasonal, organic, non-GMO student lunches. The

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5 excellent reasons to make your kids walk to school

5 excellent reasons to make your kids walk to school

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Best-selling bedtime story ‘The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep’ promises to make even the most sleep-resistant child doze off

Best-selling bedtime story ‘The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep’ promises to make even the most sleep-resistant child doze off

A 26-page children’s bedtime story, The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: A New Way Of Getting Children To Sleep by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, has climbed to the top of the Amazon bestseller list,

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5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

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The practice of ‘Seeding’ lets mothers pass on healthy bacteria from their birth canal to babies born via C-section

The practice of ‘Seeding’ lets mothers pass on healthy bacteria from their birth canal to babies born via C-section

Seeding sounds like something you do in your garden in the springtime, but it’s also the term being used for a new practice, meant to expose babies born via Cesarean section to the antibodies they would

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Read and Ride school program improves kids’ literacy scores while adding exercise to their day

Read and Ride school program improves kids’ literacy scores while adding exercise to their day

Reading a book or e-book while riding an exercise bike may be one way for adults to sneak some reading time into a busy schedule, but what about kids? Elementary school counselor Scott Ertl was reading

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Schools in San Francisco implement meditation & students’ happiness and academic success soars

Schools in San Francisco implement meditation & students’ happiness and academic success soars

We’ve seen yoga, standing desks and vegetarian lunches turn troubled schools around, but we’ve never seen meditation adopted successfully within the school system. Until now. According to

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EWG releases new dirty dozen guide which lists the top 12 cancer causing chemicals

EWG releases new dirty dozen guide which lists the top 12 cancer causing chemicals

Adopting a healthy lifestyle and eliminating habits that are detrimental to your well-being are critical keys to reducing your risk of cancer. However, as Environmental Working Group (EWG) points out,

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Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

Depression screening recommended for ALL pregnant and recently postnatal women

One in seven women experience depression during their pregnancies or first year postpartum, but new moms and moms-to-be often remain silent about their struggles, whether it be due to embarrassment,

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Consumer Reports wants parents to know that most children don’t need to take a multivitamin

Consumer Reports wants parents to know that most children don’t need to take a multivitamin

Okay, parents, time for a collective sigh of relief: choosing the right daily multivitamin for your child can be crossed off your To Do list. According to Consumer Reports, most children don’t need

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Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

Research shows that children living in low-income homes have less developed brains than their more affluent peers

A child in poverty may have little access to books. Food can be hard to come by, and much of it is likely to be processed, since fresh fruits and vegetables are too expensive or often unavailable. Her

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Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

Student-created, low-cost ventilator ‘NeoVent’ designed for preemies wins 2015 James Dyson award

An estimated one million babies die each year from prematurity and respiratory issues; and respiratory problems remain one of the leading causes of death for children under the age of five. Two Western

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Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

Evenflo launches SensorSafe car seats to remind drivers not to forget children in the car

In response to the growing number of child deaths resulting from babies and toddlers being left in hot cars, car seat maker Evenflo has developed a sensor to remind parents and other caregivers that there

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