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Disposable vs. Reusable Dishes: The Surprising Facts

Isn't it exciting to hear good news about the green movement? The question of whether disposable or reusable dishes are more eco-friendly has been a matter of debate for some time. Although "reuse" …

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Lysol Ad Accused of Exploiting Ebola Panic

According to the website Motherboard.vice.com, if you conducted a Google search on "ebola" on Tuesday, October 28, you saw the number one result was an ad for Lysol disinfectant—ahead of the fact shee…

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8 Ways to Spot A Witch (Circa 1692)

October is the month of vampires, ghouls, werewolves and witches. We celebrate these creatures of the night now, but once-upon-a-time they haunted the darkest recesses of our imaginations. In late 17t…

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One Way We Can Help Stop Animal Abuse at the Circus

A lot of the petitions featured on Care2 address animal issues. Recently, we witnessed the power that a small, but targeted local petition can have over helping save animals lives in a Swiss Zoo. Care…

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Beauty Should Be Cruelty-Free, Says Care2 Member to Birchbox

What do you do when you see a company promoting products that may treat animals cruelly? In the case of Care2 member Jess Barnett, you contact the company to find out what's going on. And when they…

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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Cat Finds Owner Weeks After Being Sent To Nursing Home

Cats are renown for finding their way back home even when separated by busy roads, rivers and hundreds of miles, but what is doubly remarkable about this story of feline tenacity is that the owner mov…

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Are You Brave Enough to Take the Unprocessed Food Challenge?

If you are what you eat, when you eat cheese doodles or Skittles or drink a diet soda, what does that make you? While you're pondering that question, consider another: How long could you get along wit…

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What’s Hershey’s Hiding? Care2 Member Asks Them to Reveal Their Cocoa Sources

Care2 member Ben Zhang says "Child labour and slavery are huge crimes against humanity," and of course, he's right. He's launched a petition drive to pressure The Hershey Company, maker of iconic Hers…

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10 Helpful Tips for Avoiding Electricity Bill Shock this Winter

Winter is coming, and so are higher electric bills ... egads! Many have already noticed the increase in their electric bills, thanks to rate changes at electric companies. As they do every year, th…

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so many thanks, first time i understand clearly what metabolism is.

Will do! With pleasure. Thank you for mentioning Boron & Vit K.