health & body

Low-cost, inflatable MOM Incubator designed to decrease the death rate of premature babies in refugee camps

Low-cost, inflatable MOM Incubator designed to decrease the death rate of premature babies in refugee camps

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BPA alternative linked to hyperactivity & abnormal brain cell development

BPA alternative linked to hyperactivity & abnormal brain cell development

The most common chemical used as an alternative to bisphenol-A (BPA) products could be just as bad for humans as BPA itself. A new study by the University of Calgary shows that bisphenol-S (BPS) is also

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HOW TO: Make sleepy time bath salts with magnesium

HOW TO: Make sleepy time bath salts with magnesium

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15 beneficial uses for coconut oil

15 beneficial uses for coconut oil

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HOW TO: Exercise with baby in tow as a busy, exhausted parent!

HOW TO: Exercise with baby in tow as a busy, exhausted parent!

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MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT research scientist and author Stephanie Seneff has studied autism for almost a decade, and her recent presentation regarding rising autism rates included a dramatic and controversial prediction.

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Recycled rubber tires used in playgrounds may be linked to cancer

Recycled rubber tires used in playgrounds may be linked to cancer

Around 10-20 years ago, a new staple began appearing in playgrounds and playing fields around the country: scrapped and ground up used tires.  Originally touted as a great use for old tires, which would

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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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