health & body

WHO declares that the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, “probably” causes cancer

WHO declares that the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, “probably” causes cancer

The World Health Organization has now publicly classified glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, the world’s most widely-used weed killer, as “probably

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France bans WiFi in childcare facilities that cater to children under age 3

France bans WiFi in childcare facilities that cater to children under age 3

We’re disappointed that big news in France hasn’t made its way to the top of U.S. headlines: the French National Assembly recently passed a law that will help to limit young children’s

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Money talks: Peanut industry funds new study suggesting parents feed infants peanuts to stave off allergies

Money talks: Peanut industry funds new study suggesting parents feed infants peanuts to stave off allergies

Nut allergies have more than quadrupled in the past 13 years. According to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies and such an allergy can

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Tylenol maker guilty of federal criminal charge, will pay $25 million dollars for selling drugs contaminated with metals

Tylenol maker guilty of federal criminal charge, will pay $25 million dollars for selling drugs contaminated with metals

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and maker of medicines including Infants’ Tylenol and Children’s Motrin, was fined $25 million dollars by the U.S. Department

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New wearable pregnancy monitors can help your baby listen to music or track his heartbeat

New wearable pregnancy monitors can help your baby listen to music or track his heartbeat

Maternity fashions and trends are pretty consistent, and it’s pretty safe to say that most expectant mothers enjoy the excuse to go shopping and find ways to show off their growing baby bumps. Most of

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Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

Study finds link between Autism Spectrum Disorder and BPA

BPA is under constant scrutiny for its role in numerous health issues. It is best known for being an endocrine disruptor, and the FDA recommends that children under age three and pregnant women should

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HOW TO: Make hearty, savory vegan Irish stew

HOW TO: Make hearty, savory vegan Irish stew

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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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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