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See the best & worst sunscreens for kids in EWG’s 10th annual guide to sunscreens

See the best & worst sunscreens for kids in EWG’s 10th annual guide to sunscreens

For the past decade, Environmental Working Group (EWG) has been releasing an annual sunscreen guide for consumers, highlighting sunscreen facts, tips, and best and worst sunscreen lists. 2016 marks their

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Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Daycare centers in Helsinki will offer vegan meal options during one-year food trial

Most vegan parents have become accustomed to packing their children their own lunch and snacks to ensure their little ones get plant-based food throughout the day, but parents in Helsinki, Finland may

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Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Hospital volunteer has quietly rocked and soothed hundreds of NICU babies for the past 11 years

Babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have a lot of work to do: learning how to breathe on their own, withdrawing from a drug addiction

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Mom’s voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child’s brain

Mom's voice has a powerful, light-up effect on her child's brain

Talking to your baby or child is essential for helping her understand the world around her, building her vocabulary, and bonding with you, and a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine

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Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

Under the Gun is a must-see documentary that examines the state of gun control and violence in America

After exposing the ills of the food industry in FED UP, Katie Couric and Stephanie Soechtig are turning their lens on gun control in the United States. Gun control is a minefield of impassioned views,

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Updated nutrition facts labels strike a sour note with the sugar industry

Updated nutrition facts labels strike a sour note with the sugar industry

There’s a new nutrition facts label coming to town… and certain members of the food industry are NOT happy about it. Ever since the FDA announced two years ago that it was proposing changes

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$25,000 scholarship will put 125 more kids in Audubon nature camps this summer

$25,000 scholarship will put 125 more kids in Audubon nature camps this summer

Summer camp is a long-standing American tradition that many kids never get to experience, due to the cost. For years, Wild Birds Unlimited—a national chain of nature specialty stores—has sponsored

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A new high-tech breast pump promises a gentler, more peaceful pumping experience for nursing mothers

A new high-tech breast pump promises a gentler, more peaceful pumping experience for nursing mothers

A new breast pump on the market is raising the bar to provide a more comfortable and data-driven pumping experience for new mothers. The Naya Health Smart Pump is a water-based hydraulic system that

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Multiple children’s health issues linked to rampant use of toxic pesticides in the USA

Multiple children's health issues linked to rampant use of toxic pesticides in the USA

We should all be concerned about pesticide exposure: more than a billion pounds of the stuff gets sprayed on agricultural fields, dropped down from the sky, and released into water. The latest report

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Some British companies now offering “pawternity” leave to care for pets

Some British companies now offering "pawternity" leave to care for pets

In the U.S. we still face a pretty large struggle for parental leave, both paid and unpaid. Across the Atlantic in the U.K., where both maternity and paternity leave is already mandated, a few companies

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4,800 year-old fossil of a mother cradling her baby found in Taiwan

4,800 year-old fossil of a mother cradling her baby found in Taiwan

The mother-child bond is undeniably strong, as evidenced by the lengths moms will go to, to help their babies live, grow, and prosper. Recently excavated 4,800 year-old human remains in Taiwan show that

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Babies who are swaddled are 50%-60% more likely to die of SIDS, according to new study

Babies who are swaddled are 50%-60% more likely to die of SIDS, according to new study

See you later, swaddling? After analyzing the data from four previous studies, a new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that babies who were swaddled were up to 50%-60% more likely to die

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7th grader’s trusty service dog & constant companion earns a spot in yearbook

7th grader's trusty service dog & constant companion earns a spot in yearbook

Smile and say… “treat!” Including a dog in a middle school yearbook isn’t a conventional choice, but for the kids at Good Hope Middle School in Louisiana, it was a natural

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NASA research inspired the pressure suit that saves mothers from postpartum hemorrhage

NASA research inspired the pressure suit that saves mothers from postpartum hemorrhage

It may take a village to raise a child, but sometimes it takes the whole world to save a mother. After years of research and development, one woman is leading the charge to distribute a life-saving

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Experts crunched the numbers, and here’s what moms should be earning for all the unpaid work they do

Experts crunched the numbers, and here's what moms should be earning for all the unpaid work they do

Being a mother is priceless — but what about the associated responsibilities, tasks, and jobs? The folks at Salary.com have actually quantified how much Mom’s work (outside of, you know, an

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Autism rate is 25% higher in areas where mosquito pesticide is sprayed aerially

Autism rate is 25% higher in areas where mosquito pesticide is sprayed aerially

Mosquitos are among our very least favorite visitors each summer, but is it possible that taking action against them is actually linked to increased rates of autism and developmental delays? A pilot

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Christopher Reeve’s son introduces ‘Adaptoys’ that enable people living with paralysis to play with their children

Christopher Reeve's son introduces 'Adaptoys' that enable people living with paralysis to play with their children

Will Reeve, son of the late Superman actor and disability advocate Christopher Reeve, was quite young when his father became paralyzed. He wishes that there would have been more active ways for them to

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Misty Copeland Barbie doll inspires young dancers to break the mold

Misty Copeland Barbie doll inspires young dancers to break the mold

Misty Copeland made history when she was named the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre last year, and now Barbie is getting her own Misty makeover. Barbie has of late

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