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How Seafood Can Impact Brain Development

In my video Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage, I discussed evidence suggesting that mercury exposure through fish intake during pregnancy may decrease the size of the newborn’s brain. Howeve…

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The Scary Reason Pregnant Women Should Avoid Fish

All fish contain small amounts of methylmercury, the most toxic form of mercury, and "fish consumption represents the main source of methylmercury exposure." In my videos Nerves of Mercury and Fish Fo…

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The Surprising Reason Babies Cry at Night

A new study speculates on an interesting reason babies cry at night—it could be because they're trying to prevent Mom from procreating and giving birth to a sibling. Sneaky! The research, published…

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8 Dangerous Ways Your Home Probably Isn’t ‘Greenproofed’

What family doesn’t childproof? Shortly after you get a positive pregnancy test, you start to notice all there is to do—electrical outlets to cover, cleaning product and medicine cabinets to lock, and…

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This Dog and Baby Are Twins. No, Really

Zoey and Jasper are nearly identical. Well, at least they share awesome outfits, friendship and adorable faces. Below is the amazing photo project Zoey and Jasper's mom made to showcase the relationsh…

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E-cigarettes Poisoning Children at Alarming Rate

Be careful what you do with your e-cigarette — it can poison your child. A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a shocking increase in the number of e-cigarette…

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Woman Gets Fed Up With Marriage Pressure & Buys a Fake Family

Suzanne Heintz has enjoyed a lovely, admirable relationship with her husband of 14 years and their 9-year-old daughter. They take vacations regularly to the mountains and recently returned from a pict…

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Another Measles Outbreak In US: What Everyone Should Know

Just last week, we noted that a measles outbreak in the Bay Area was causing health problems and leading to numerous health warnings, especially for passengers on BART. Now, news of another outbre…

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Every 8 Minutes a Child Goes to the ER for This

About every eight minutes, a young child ends up in the emergency room due to medicine poisoning. An alarming 77 percent of the time, the child took medicine that belonged to a parent or grandparent. …

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Pregnant? Trying To Get Pregnant? Get A Blood Lead Test!

Oh the many steps to take to safeguard your growing baby while pregnant! While most of us consider factors like eating well and getting enough sleep, far too often critical environmental factors are o…

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Harley and Loki on their own are adorable, together they are a joy. May they both live happy, health…