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3 Ways to Detox the Air Inside Your Home (and Why It’s Necessary)

At this point, it’s an injustice to continue calling the earth’s climate change and environmental pollution “breaking news.” These have been monumental issues for decades. That said, here’s some…

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5 Things To Know Before You Take That Drink

If you're like most Americans, you'll celebrate the New Year with a few cocktails and a champagne toast. But do you know how much alcohol is in your drink of choice or how long it takes to work its wa…

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The Pros & Cons of Remote-Controlled Birth Control

Developers at MicroCHIPS in Massachusetts are working on a remote-controlled implant that could deliver a daily dose of levonorgestrel for up to 16 years. Backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati…

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Rechargeable Batteries: Are They the Best Alternative?

Are rechargeable batteries really a good idea? To recharge or not to recharge...that is the question! When I first heard of rechargeable batteries, I was instantly sold on the idea. I mean, wit…

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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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How to Extend the Life of Your Christmas Tree

Nothing kills the holiday mood faster than a dead, dried out tree -- not only an eyesore, but a fire hazard, too. But with a little care and forethought, you can keep your Christmas tree fresher longe…

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Overwhelmed? 3 Ways Your Stuff is Sapping Your Energy

If you feel tense, irritable, or just plain blah in what should be the comfort of your own home, maybe you've got a "stuff" problem. Stuff on the dining table, stuff hanging out of drawers, and stuff …

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Dangers of Laundry Detergent Pods to Pets

Laundry detergent pods (single-use laundry packs) have been in the news recently for causing poisonings in children who, attracted by the bright, candylike packaging, ingest them. These pods have surg…

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How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree

Winter holidays are especially exciting, with all the sparkly lights and streamers, delicate ornaments and brightly colored garland, and don’t get us started on the candies and treats! All of these th…

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5 Things You Should Be Doing if You Value Your Health

We all want to feel healthy and strong, but no fad diet or pill or special secret will get us there. It's about the decisions we make every hour of every day. It's in what we choose to consume, how mu…

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I was with my mother in 1982 when her gastroenterologist told her she had to have a section of her b…