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articles by: Megan Zehnder

How Toy Stores are Failing Women

Consider the last time you walked down a toy aisle. You probably could guess which toys were targeted for girls and which ones were targeted for boys. Maybe you saw pink aisles filled with princesses,…

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Vegan Beauty Products

Ingredients in beauty products can be downright ugly. Crushed insects in lipstick? Pig fat in soap? No thank you. If you're looking for beauty products that steer clear of animal involvement, check ou…

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Graphic Artist Dad Decorates Kids’ Lunches (Gallery)

Meet one of the coolest dads, ever: David Laferriere. As a graphic artist, David uses his drawing skills to liven up his kids' lunchbags. In May of 2008, David bagan adding designs to his kids' san…

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Don’t Swallow Cinnamon & Don’t Snort Condoms

"I dare you to eat a spoonful of cinnamon." These words are surprisingly familiar among teens. Thousands of people have agreed to try -- and videotape -- this infamous dare;  a search on YouTube fo…

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6 Recipes with Hard-Boiled Eggs

Don't toss those leftover Easter eggs! Give them another starring role in spring salads, deviled eggs or pot pies. Here are 6 recipes for inspiration: 1. Savory Egg and Greens Pot Pie Who can tu…

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12 Skin Care Ingredients to Avoid (Infographic)

Want to spring clean your bathroom? Ditch these 12 ingredients commonly found in personal care products and make your own! DIY Body Lotion 6 Beauty Recipes from the Produce Aisle 5 Natural Deod…

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Which Activities Burn the Most Calories? (Infographic)

Thanks to supersized fast food options, jumbo sodas, and the like, we have the ability to consume a large number of calories in a short period of time. But how quickly can we burn those calories? The …

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Improve Your Home in 10 Minutes or Less

Home improvement projects can be daunting and time-consuming -- but they don't have to be. See the infographic below for small project ideas that yield big changes, and improve your home without sacri…

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10 Myths About Lice (& How to Kill Them)

One in ten school children catch head lice every year, and despite how common it is, lice remain stigmatized and clouded with myths. Looking to get rid of head lice? Anahad O'Connor, from New York …

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14 Tasty Super Bowl Snacks

America's favorite day is right around the corner -- the day we collectively celebrate commercials, football, and of course, food we can eat with our hands! Whatever draws you to celebrate Super Bo…

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about Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.

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