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This Inspiring 99 Year-Old Woman Sews a Dress a Day to Send to Young Girls in Africa

This Inspiring 99 Year-Old Woman Sews a Dress a Day to Send to Young Girls in Africa

99 year-old Lillian Weber sews a dress every single day. While that fact in and of itself is remarkable — what makes Weber’s labor of love even more inspiring is that each dress is destined

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Kids Blame Michelle Obama for Their Disgusting School Lunches & Showcase Photos of Their Gross Food

Kids Blame Michelle Obama for Their Disgusting School Lunches & Showcase Photos of Their Gross Food

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12 Pediatricians in Italy Arrested for Allegedly Taking Bribes from Infant Formula Companies to Discourage Breastfeeding

12 Pediatricians in Italy Arrested for Allegedly Taking Bribes from Infant Formula Companies to Discourage Breastfeeding

According to Reuters, Italian police have placed 12 pediatricians under house arrest for allegedly accepting extravagant gifts from infant formula companies. The gifts, meant to entice the doctors into

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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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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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5th Grader Finds 14,000 Year-Old Ancient Hunting Tool While Boogie Boarding in New Jersey

5th Grader Finds 14,000 Year-Old Ancient Hunting Tool While Boogie Boarding in New Jersey

Photo © Donald E. Hurlbert for the Smithsonian Institution Imagine going on a summer vacation with your family and returning with a 14,000 year old hunting implement that had been buried in the sand

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Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Milk: it does a body… bad? According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal which followed 100,000 Swedish people over 20-30 years, drinking more milk was equated with higher

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Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Scientists have had a fair share of trouble finding out which genes cause autism — due to parents’ unwillingness to have their kids tested — and a lack of technology. However, a new

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Infant Formula Sold in Portland Contains Pesticide-Resistant GMOs

Infant Formula Sold in Portland Contains Pesticide-Resistant GMOs

If you live in Oregon, you’ve likely heard of current Ballot Measure 92, which would require products containing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), to be labeled as containing

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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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GoodWeave Founder Becomes Nobel Laureate for Child Rights Advocacy

GoodWeave Founder Becomes Nobel Laureate for Child Rights Advocacy

Last week’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement brought great excitement and attention to the plight of child labour when Kailash Satyarthi, founder of GoodWeave and champion of child rights in India, was

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Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Humane Educator Zoe Weil is Developing a K–12 School for “Solutionaries” in NYC

Ground-breaking, Maine-based educator Zoe Weil is planning a kindergarten to grade 12 school in New York City. Weil is the founder of the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, Maine. Her educational

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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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Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

Schoolyards with Natural-Terrain Reduce Children’s Stress by Providing a “Peaceful” and “Calm” Environment

A recent study from the University of Colorado Boulder has demonstrated that schoolyards with natural terrain and trees, dirt and water features reduce children’s stress and inattention when

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School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

School in England is Fingerprinting Students in the Lunch Line to Monitor Their Diets

In what’s proving to be a controversial move, the Redhill School in Stourbridge, England will be fingerprinting their students in order to help reduce long lunch lines and to “monitor pupils’

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MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

MIT Researchers are Trying to Develop a Breast Pump That Doesn’t Suck

On Sept 20th-21st, 2014, 150 parents, engineers, designers and healthcare providers will gather at the MIT Media Lab for the Make the Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon. Other than finding a perfect, less

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Surprisingly, Steve Jobs was a Low-Tech Parent and Many Tech CEOs are Advocates of Kids Going Screen-Free

Surprisingly, Steve Jobs was a Low-Tech Parent and Many Tech CEOs are Advocates of Kids Going Screen-Free

It’s not a stretch to assume that Steve Jobs, dubbed, “the master evangelist of the digital age” tossed technology at his kids like candy falling out of a pinata. However, this

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