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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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MomSense breastfeeding meter enables mothers to calculate how much milk their baby consumes while nursing

MomSense breastfeeding meter enables mothers to calculate how much milk their baby consumes while nursing

Breastfeeding presents plenty of challenges, and most mothers worry about whether or not their child is getting enough milk. The Surgeon General’s office estimates that as many as 50% of breastfeeding

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British grocery store will offer weekly quiet shopping hour for customers with autism

British grocery store will offer weekly quiet shopping hour for customers with autism

Simon Lea, the manager of ASDA Living, a grocery and lifestyle store in Manchester, England, suffered from anxiety for many years, which made shopping in busy stores a nightmare. But it wasn’t

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1 child is poisoned every 45 minutes by eating a laundry detergent pod, according to new study

1 child is poisoned every 45 minutes by eating a laundry detergent pod, according to new study

Despite warnings here, there, and everywhere, laundry pod poisonings are on the rise, and exposure to these pods is more dangerous than other types of laundry and dishwasher detergent. During a

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BREAKING: Glyphosate, the carcinogenic ingredient in Roundup, is found in popular breakfast foods

BREAKING: Glyphosate, the carcinogenic ingredient in Roundup, is found in popular breakfast foods

Bagels, eggs, or oatmeal with a side of toxic herbicide? The latest findings from the Alliance for Natural Health-USA’s recent food safety tests are enough to make you want to lose your breakfast:

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FDA approves folic acid fortification of corn masa flour in an effort to prevent birth defects

FDA approves folic acid fortification of corn masa flour in an effort to prevent birth defects

Tortillas, tortilla chips, taco shells, tamales — these aren’t just delicious dishes at your favorite neighborhood Mexican restaurant. They all share the foundational ingredient of corn masa

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Students in the UK will grow seeds that spent six months in outer space for ‘Rocket Science’ experiment

Students in the UK will grow seeds that spent six months in outer space for 'Rocket Science' experiment

On April 18th, children at more than 8,000 schools, clubs, and groups in the UK will begin their spring gardening with some seeds that are truly out of this world. As part of a program with the UK Space

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Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen List

Strawberries top the list as most pesticide contaminated produce on EWG's 2016 Dirty Dozen List

The average American eats almost 8 pounds of strawberries every year, and this sweet, beloved fruit now has the dubious “honor” of topping the Environmental Working Group‘s “Dirty

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Female chief in Malawi breaks up 850 child marriages and sends girls back to school

Female chief in Malawi breaks up 850 child marriages and sends girls back to school

Theresa Kachindamoto, the senior chief in the Dedza District of Central Malawi, wields power over close to 900,000 people… and she’s not afraid to use her authority to help the women and

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