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Is Your Car Contributing to Autism Rates?

Pregnant women exposed to toxic contaminants found near freeways, especially during their third trimester, appear to be more likely to give birth to autistic children than women who live in areas …

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Newborn Baby Pregnant With Twins

Just when you thought you heard it all, this story comes along a story of doctors removing two fetuses from a 3-week-old girl, who was born pregnant with twins. At first, doctors thought the newbor…

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Why You Should Never Underestimate the Value of a Hug

You never know what you'll overhear in the gym locker room, but I'll never forget this recent conversation. The two women stood on the opposite side of the lockers, beyond my field of vision, but the …

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How Much Sleep Do You Need?

The National Sleep Foundation has released new recommendations for sleep times. How much sleep you need depends on your age. Find out how much you need! To create the new guidelines, the National S…

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Parental Employment Benefits Around the World (Infographic)

The balance between work and family life is already a challenge, but government laws can make it nearly impossible. The U.S. is infamous for the worst maternity leave option, and mothers around the wo…

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Death Rates from Flu and Pneumonia on the Rise

Death rates from heart disease and cancer are decreasing, while the death rates from influenza and pneumonia are rising, according to the most recent data presented by the National Vital Statistics Sy…

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The One New Year’s Resolution You Really Should Make

If you make only one New Year's resolution this year, make it this one, because it can affect everything else. It's something that comes instinctively to babies. Our dogs and cats are experts. The res…

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Natural Remedy Offers Hope for Fertility

A growing number of couples struggle to conceive children. According to research by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CD), approximately six percent of women in the US are now infertile.…

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Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth (+ Better Options)

Mmmm…sticky, gooey Halloween candies are often the favorites treats of little ghost and goblins. They're fun, but these Mouth Monsters can really do a number of your children's teeth. That's because g…

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5 Natural Remedies for Congestion

Whether you're coping with fall allergies or got hit with your first cold-weather ick, congestion can really knock you off your game. A stuffy nose is annoying during the day, but congestion and post-…

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