health & body

Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

A new study has found that washing your dishes the old-fashioned way — by hand — could decrease the likelihood of children developing allergies. A team of Swedish researchers discovered that

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James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

Oscar-winning directors probably aren’t the first people you think of when you hear about a vegan grade school, but James Cameron is good at surprising people. The director of Titanic and Avatar is

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Apples top EWG’s 2015 Dirty Dozen list for the 5th year in a row

Apples top EWG’s 2015 Dirty Dozen list for the 5th year in a row

And the winner is… apples! For the fifth year in a row, this perennial fruit favorite is unfortunately topping the Environmental Working Group’s “Dirty Dozen” list. Rounding out

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Feeding peanut products to infants may actually reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy

Feeding peanut products to infants may actually reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy

If you pay attention to medical and health recommendations long enough, it’s pretty common to see one idea supported, then reviled, and then back to being in favor again. Theories about peanuts and

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6 home remedies for your child’s sinus infection

6 home remedies for your child’s sinus infection

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5 things parents can do to start getting more sleep today

5 things parents can do to start getting more sleep today

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USDA approves first genetically modified, non-browning apple

USDA approves first genetically modified, non-browning apple

In 2017, be on the lookout for apples with a special snowflake sticker on their skin: this small symbol indicates that your grocery store is carrying the first genetically modified apple. The Arctic®

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HOW TO: Make your own natural, effective gripe water using just three ingredients

HOW TO: Make your own natural, effective gripe water using just three ingredients

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5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

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HOW TO: Make a homemade and effective natural cough syrup

HOW TO: Make a homemade and effective natural cough syrup

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HOW TO: Make solid baby lotion bars using only three ingredients

HOW TO: Make solid baby lotion bars using only three ingredients

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15 artists transform London Royal Children’s Hospital into a cheerful, colorful space to comfort kids

15 artists transform London Royal Children’s Hospital into a cheerful, colorful space to comfort kids

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HOW TO: Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium & lavender oil for newborns, kids & adults

HOW TO: Make a natural sleep aid lotion with magnesium & lavender oil for newborns, kids & adults

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7 heart healthy foods & how to incorporate them into your family’s diet

7 heart healthy foods & how to incorporate them into your family’s diet

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Eight year-old girl may have just made major headway in finding a cure for cancer

Eight year-old girl may have just made major headway in finding a cure for cancer

Two cancer researcher-parents may have made headway in finding a cure for several types of cancer as a result of discussing their work with their eight year-old daughter. In an attempt to include her in

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Award-winning maternity clothing is designed to track a mama-to-be’s vitals

Award-winning maternity clothing is designed to track a mama-to-be’s vitals

Cornell University student Blake Uretsky isn’t pregnant, but she certainly did her research to create her new maternity wear collection of mix-and-match dresses, skirts, tops, sweaters, and pants.

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Long-term use of hormonal contraceptives linked to increased risk of brain tumors

Long-term use of hormonal contraceptives linked to increased risk of brain tumors

New research published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology says that women who use hormonal birth control methods long-term may be at an increased risk for developing brain tumors. During

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5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

5 kid-friendly vegan cookbooks for busy families

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