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Life is Good launches nationwide T-shirt art contest for kids, encouraging youth to “picture the positive”

Life is Good launches nationwide T-shirt art contest for kids, encouraging youth to "picture the positive"

Philanthropic-minded T-shirt company Life is Good makes easily identifiable clothing for men, women, and kids. The positive messages, bold colors, and cheery graphics on their collection of tees make us

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New York’s new family leave law makes most workers eligible for paid time off starting in 2018

New York's new family leave law makes most workers eligible for paid time off starting in 2018

New York has become the fourth state in the country to implement a paid family leave program, requiring employers to offer up to 12 weeks of paid time off for most workers starting in 2018. NY’s law

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First-ever raw, grass fed Gorilla Milk hits the market as the next best thing to human breast milk

First-ever raw, grass fed Gorilla Milk hits the market as the next best thing to human breast milk

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BREAKING: Majority of canned food still contains BPA lining or other toxic substitutes

BREAKING: Majority of canned food still contains BPA lining or other toxic substitutes

The FDA has publicly supported removing toxic, endocrine-disrupting BPA from the lining of cans since 2010, but a newly released report entitled Buyer Beware: Toxic BPA & Regrettable Substitutes in

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Robert De Niro pulls ‘Vaxxed’ autism documentary from Tribeca Film Festival line-up after backlash

Robert De Niro pulls 'Vaxxed' autism documentary from Tribeca Film Festival line-up after backlash

Tribeca Film Festival co-founder and esteemed actor/producer Robert De Niro is making headline news for a recent decision he made, and subsequently reversed, to include the controversial film

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Researchers discover cause of recurrent miscarriages and are now developing treatments

Researchers discover cause of recurrent miscarriages and are now developing treatments

A breakthrough in medical research has uncovered a cause for multiple miscarriages, and could lead to new prevention methods. Researchers at Britain’s University of Warwick discovered that a lack of

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The NRA gives classic children’s fairy tales a new twist by arming the protagonists with guns

The NRA gives classic children's fairy tales a new twist by arming the protagonists with guns

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) recently published a rewritten version of Little Red Riding Hood on their NRA Family site. The retelling of this story includes Little Red and her

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Common chemicals are linked to fibroids and endometriosis

Common chemicals are linked to fibroids and endometriosis

The cost of chemicals and toxins is difficult to calculate — given both the direct and indirect effect they can have on people and the environment. But a new study published in The Journal of

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Investigation finds lead contamination in 2,000 water systems across all 50 U.S. States

Investigation finds lead contamination in 2,000 water systems across all 50 U.S. States

Dangerous amounts of lead in the Flint, Michigan water systems have the entire country up in arms about water safety, but sadly, this issue is not isolated and is more widespread than we ever imagined. A

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Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India’s underprivileged children

Heroic man sets up makeshift school under a bridge in New Delhi to educate India's underprivileged children

In many places throughout the world, going to school takes a backseat to more pressing necessities (such as helping parents farm, caring for young children in the home, and finding work at a very early

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UK will charge soda tax on sugary drinks in an effort to lessen childhood obesity rates

UK will charge soda tax on sugary drinks in an effort to lessen childhood obesity rates

One in five children in the UK is obese by the time he or she finishes primary school. In an effort to combat the childhood obesity epidemic, the government is instituting a tax on sugary soda drinks in

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Bhutan celebrates the birth of new prince by planting 108,000 trees

Bhutan celebrates the birth of new prince by planting 108,000 trees

The newest addition to the Bhutanese royal family got quite the welcome: 108,000 saplings were planted in honor of the prince’s birth. While trees may seem a bit of an unconventional albeit

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CDC says pesticide-treated clothing reduces risk of Zika virus, but are the chemicals really safe for people to wear?

CDC says pesticide-treated clothing reduces risk of Zika virus, but are the chemicals really safe for people to wear?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has been quick to issue public warnings about the threat of contracting Zika virus, for people who plan on traveling to at-risk areas. Medical researchers are still

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Star Wars LEGO Death Star made of 500,000 bricks debuts at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

Star Wars LEGO Death Star made of 500,000 bricks debuts at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

Star Wars and LEGO are a match made in heaven for millions of kids, and visitors to the LEGOLAND Windsor resort in the UK can now view an impressively crafted model that combines these obsessions: a

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Creator of “Average Barbie” designs male doll with realistic proportions

Creator of "Average Barbie" designs male doll with realistic proportions

Mattel finally joined the 21st century last month with a new line of Barbie dolls that features diverse body types. But Nickolay Lamm’s Lammily doll had the jump on the toy giant by a couple of

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New study warns Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy could greatly increase risk of multiple sclerosis in children

New study warns Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy could greatly increase risk of multiple sclerosis in children

A new medical study says a Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could increase the risk of having a child who develops Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a disease that attacks the nervous system. Researchers at

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Kids sue President Obama & the feds for their lack of action over climate change

Kids sue President Obama & the feds for their lack of action over climate change

Image via CNN Twenty-one kids and young adults, ages 8-19, attended federal court in Eugene, Oregon on Wednesday of this week. Their day in court wasn’t part of a Career Day or “Take Your

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First uterus transplant performed in the U.S. fails due to a serious medical complication

First uterus transplant performed in the U.S. fails due to a serious medical complication

The first uterus transplant performed in the U.S. has failed due to a serious medical complication in the transplant recipient. Lindsey, a 26 year-old who was born without a uterus and who has three

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