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When and How to Wash Your Hands … the Right Way

No other part of the body is as exposed to germs as our hands. If we go on to touch noses, mouths, or food with unwashed hands, these germs will be transferred into the body. For this reason, the Cent…

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5 Ways to Detox From BPA

If you live in the United States, there's more than a 90 percent chance that BPA is already in your bloodstream. Bisphenol A (BPA) — the nasty, endocrine-disrupting chemical linked to cancers…

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Basmati Cakes with Curry Banana Sauce

These cakes have a great crunchy texture on the outside, and topping them with the sweet and spicy curry sauce adds even more texture and flavor! Can be served as a great appetizer or main dish. Sa…

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7 Things That Are Germier Than Your Toilet

Here's a household myth: The toilet is the dirtiest place in the house. Not true. Toilets, in fact, have only 50 fecal bacteria per square inch, according to a study by Dr. Chuck Gerba, a microbiol…

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What Fruits & Vegetables Use the Most Water?

Farms across the US are struggling with extreme droughts and rising water costs. Climate change and droughts have reduced the available surface water flowing from mountain ranges to irrigate crops. Fa…

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Animals We Love: The Fox

The Fox: Resourceful, intelligent and super cute---what more could you ask for? If you live in a semi-rural area, or really anywhere with a few trees, you've probably seen a fox at least once. M…

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7 Fun & Natural Autumn Decor Ideas

Gourds, twigs, apples, acorns -- the harvest season is here. But put your wallet away. Ditch the store-bought hangings, artificially scented candles, and plastic maple wreaths. There are cheaper, more…

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3 Ways to Harvest the Awesome Power of Rain

"Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day," goes the children's chant. Even as grownups, many of us dread having our plans disrupted or our clothes soaked by an unexpected shower. However, whi…

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10% of Couples Use Condoms. Should You Be One of Them?

Condoms are great—they’re available in almost any drug store or clinic and they protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). More than half of U.S. couples use a condom when t…

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Handy, Hygienic Ways to Store Your Recycling

Residential recycling is an important concept in the campaign to clean up our earth. Mandatory in a large number of urban locales, it allows each household to play an active part in reducing landfills…

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The time has come to tell the ranchers to go f**k themselves. Their requests to kill elk, buffalo, w…

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Mixed nuts ground up and sprinkled over Belgian chocolate ice-cream - delicious!