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New Study Says Preeclampsia May Be Caused by the Fetus, Not the Placenta

New Study Says Preeclampsia May Be Caused by the Fetus, Not the Placenta

If you’re pregnant or have had a baby, you’ve likely heard of preeclampsia, a harmful and sometimes deadly condition affecting pregnant women. In the past, it’s been thought that

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Brain Cancer Rate for Girls Increases 550% in Florida Town, Possibly Due to Radioactive Waste

Brain Cancer Rate for Girls Increases 550% in Florida Town, Possibly Due to Radioactive Waste

A special investigation featured in The Nation has revealed that brain cancer rates among young girls in The Acreage, a south Florida town, have shot up in recent years, and radioactive waste may be

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Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

If we were going to look for the next line of treatment for symptoms of autism, broccoli sprout extract might not be very high on our list of remedies — until now. A small recent study that involved

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6 Yummy Ways to Get Your Family to Nosh on Seaweed and Sea Vegetables

6 Yummy Ways to Get Your Family to Nosh on Seaweed and Sea Vegetables

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FREE ’60 Minutes of Motion’ Deck of Cards Encourages Kids to Get Active

FREE ’60 Minutes of Motion’ Deck of Cards Encourages Kids to Get Active

In honor of National Child Health Day, (October 6) families can download a fun physical activity program called 60 Minutes of Motion for free. New U.S. research proves fit bodies lead to fit minds in

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Five Year-Old Girl is First Child in the UK to Receive a Prosthetic Hand Made with 3D Printing Technology

Five Year-Old Girl is First Child in the UK to Receive a Prosthetic Hand Made with 3D Printing Technology

Picture: SWNS In what may be one of the most inspiring and innovative uses for 3D printing we’ve seen, a young girl has just received a brand new hand thanks to 3D printing technology. Five year-old

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15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

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Beyond Wheat: A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours (and What to Make with Them)

Beyond Wheat: A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours (and What to Make with Them)

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8 Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

8 Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

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Glob Face Paints are Certified Organic & Safe for Halloween & Dress-Up Fun

Glob Face Paints are Certified Organic & Safe for Halloween & Dress-Up Fun

Got kiddos who would like to paint their faces this Halloween? Need a safer face paint solution for birthday parties? Skip the scary ingredients inherent in nearly all face paint options on the market and

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Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

Chronic Exposure to WiFi in Schools May Not Be Safe for Kids

In June 2014, the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) in Washington, D.C. issued a statement intended to reassure schools and parents about the safety of WiFi for students in schools.

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CDC Says 90% of U.S. Children Eat Too Much Sodium Daily

CDC Says 90% of U.S. Children Eat Too Much Sodium Daily

According to new statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9 in 10 U.S. children (a full 90%) are eating way more sodium than recommended for a healthy diet. CDC research shows

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Mothers Who Live in Greener Neighborhoods are More Likely to Have Better Birth Outcomes

Mothers Who Live in Greener Neighborhoods are More Likely to Have Better Birth Outcomes

New research out of Oregon State University (OSU) shows that moms who live in greener neighborhoods may have better birth outcomes. The OSU researchers, who also worked on this study with researchers at

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SPONSORED: CVS Health Makes a New Promise for Your Health

SPONSORED: CVS Health Makes a New Promise for Your Health

Brought to you by CVS Health What’s the one wish people wish above all others? Find out how CVS Health helps make those wishes come true. CVS Health is proving it’s not just a corner drugstore.

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Pretending to Understand Babies Babbling Can Make Them Smarter

Pretending to Understand Babies Babbling Can Make Them Smarter

Your baby’s gurgles and coos may not make much sense to you, but new research shows that the simple act of pretending to understand your baby’s babbles may make your little one smarter in the

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The BiliCam Smartphone App Detects Jaundice in Newborns

The BiliCam Smartphone App Detects Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice in newborns is a common condition, particularly in preterm infants and babies less than a week old. However, jaundice is sometimes hard to see, which is why a team of physicians and engineers

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6 Essential Oils That are Safe for Babies + How to Use Them

6 Essential Oils That are Safe for Babies + How to Use Them

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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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