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HOW TO: Make an all-purpose herbal healing balm for little ones

HOW TO: Make an all-purpose herbal healing balm for little ones

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FDA strongly advises against getting ‘keepsake’ baby ultrasounds

FDA strongly advises against getting ‘keepsake’ baby ultrasounds

Baby ultrasounds use high-frequency sound waves to look inside the womb, and sometimes they’re perfectly necessary to check up on the size of a growing baby or make sure a fetus is breathing and

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HOW TO: Make squeezable homemade toothpaste your kids will love

HOW TO: Make squeezable homemade toothpaste your kids will love

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HOW TO: make homemade organic vapor rub

HOW TO: make homemade organic vapor rub

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NYC Parks & Rec immobilizes spinning playground equipment in several parks “in the interest of public safety”

NYC Parks & Rec immobilizes spinning playground equipment in several parks “in the interest of public safety”

In yet another attempt to shield kids from typical fun childhood experiences the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation has removed spinning disks from several NY city parks. A spokesperson

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Nearly half of children in Mexico are impacted by lead poisoining from pottery & at risk for serious health problems

Nearly half of children in Mexico are impacted by lead poisoining from pottery & at risk for serious health problems

If you were to travel to Mexico, you’d likely admire one of the beautiful, vibrant pottery pieces that the country’s artisans are famous for handcrafting. The bowls and vases may be pretty to

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School districts across America aim to ban antibiotic-laden chicken from the lunch menu

School districts across America aim to ban antibiotic-laden chicken from the lunch menu

Chicken served in school lunches in six of the nation’s largest cities (including New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles) will soon be missing a common ingredient in the poultry production world:

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GUIDE: To Choosing the Most Sustainable and Pesticide-Free Christmas Tree Possible

GUIDE: To Choosing the Most Sustainable and Pesticide-Free Christmas Tree Possible

Christmas trees are a booming business in the United States. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notes that 33 million real Christmas trees are sold annually. However, a major downside of

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CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

Along with choosing the right crib and seeking out breastfeeding advice, parents-to-be of baby boys have another decision to make: whether or not to circumcise their son. According to the recently

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10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

10 surprising everyday uses for apple cider vinegar

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5 Healthier Holiday Drinks For Kids: From Vegan Eggnog to An Easy Mulled Cider

5 Healthier Holiday Drinks For Kids: From Vegan Eggnog to An Easy Mulled Cider

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Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

A New York City-based weight management and nutrition program for overweight and obese children is going back to the basics. Instead of pills, intense exercise regimes, and body shaming, the health care

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Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

New findings, published in the scientific journal, Breastfeeding Medicine show that new mothers who receive the drug ergotmetrine are more likely to experience pain or problems while breastfeeding as

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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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EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

We’ve followed the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list for fruits and vegetables every year, and now they have published a Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives as part of their

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HOW TO: Make a Homemade, All-Natural Lice Prevention Spray Using Just 3 Ingredients!

HOW TO: Make a Homemade, All-Natural Lice Prevention Spray Using Just 3 Ingredients!

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VEGAN THANKSGIVING RECIPE GUIDE: Dozens of Cruelty-Free Dishes for a Delectable Thanksgiving Feast

VEGAN THANKSGIVING RECIPE GUIDE: Dozens of Cruelty-Free Dishes for a Delectable Thanksgiving Feast

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15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

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