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15 Surprising Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide

If you have hydrogen peroxide in your home, chances are it's in your first aid kit. And that's a shame, really. For one, applying peroxide to cuts and scrapes really isn't the best way to go about rep…

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Minnesota Bans Triclosan, Ingredient in Antibacterial Soaps

Minnesota is taking on the superbugs, thanks to a recent bill that prohibits the use of triclosan in retail consumer hygiene products. The bill, signed by Governor Mark Drayton, creates a ban starting…

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Seriously? Women Are Having Surgery So Designer Heels Fit Better

How far are women willing to go for fashion? According to the New York Times, pretty far. The newspaper walks a mile in the shoes of a handful of LA- and NYC-based podiatrists who perform procedures s…

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20 Toxic Ingredients in Makeup & Body Care Products

Labels on cosmetics and body care products are a tough code to crack. The industry is so shockingly unregulated that it's usually impossible to trust the claims that manufacturers place on their produ…

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15 DIY Beauty Recipes from Food-Based Ingredients

If you're looking to avoid toxic beauty ingredients, making your own DIY beauty recipes at home is a natural choice. The recipes below all use simple ingredients, many of which you probably have in yo…

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5 Myths About Personal Hygiene

Washing your hands. Brushing your teeth. Shampooing your hair. They're so engrained into our daily routine we barely give them a second thought. But should we? Read on for some of the most pervasive p…

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7 Ways Your Clothes Can Be Bad for Your Health

  For centuries, women in the western world wore corsets and mangled their internal organs in the process. Across the globe in China, foot binding immobilized generations of women. It's been o…

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13 Surprising Uses for Honey

  It's often said that the famed ancient beauty Cleopatra would soak in honey and milk baths. Well, whether or not that's true, it's certainly not surprising that the story has persisted for s…

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5 Rare & Surprising Allergies (Slideshow)

  What is innocuous for most can be deadly for some. Sure, people with peanut allergies just need to avoid eating it, and people with cat allergies probably shouldn't have a feline friend. But…

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14 Clever Uses for Nail Polish

  Longtime Care2 readers will know there are a few household items that have a seemingly endless list of practical uses -- vinegar, baking soda, lemon... Well, prepare to add nail polish to th…

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Joking around is nice, but I need to get serious for a minute. Since methane gas is a bigger contri…

Thanks for the article......couldn't live without a dishwasher.....

Very cute creature :) Thank You for sharing

Wonder why Bernese Mountain Dogs weren't listed!? That's a real cuddler! Our dog would wrap his for…