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What Are Plastics Doing to Our Children’s Brains?

Plastic isn't just bad for the environment. A group of chemicals added to plastic can impact human health...especially children's brains. They're called phthalates. Phthalates are found in hundred…

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Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…

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Do Video Games Make Us More Intelligent?

The video game industry is among the most profitable sectors of the overarching entertainment industry and has grown staggeringly over the past decades. While music and film struggle amid piracy and p…

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Coloring to Dye For? Dangers of Red No. 3

Fifteen million pounds of food dyes are sold every year in the U.S. Why? Foods "are artificially colored to make unattractive mixtures of basic ingredients and food additives acceptable to consumers."…

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Why Kids Can’t Sit Still in Class

ADHD diagnoses are on the rise, and it's hard not to wonder why kids today have so much trouble sitting still compared to kids 20 or 30 years ago. I think it's tempting to blame genetics or even say t…

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Is a Mid-Life Crisis Looming?

We’ve only got one shot at this thing called life. And yet, all too many of us tend to give it away to living other people’s expectations. All too often, young people spend the first two decades of…

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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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How Serious Is Your Clutter Problem? Quiz

Some of us collect things, some of us clutter, and a few of us may hoard. Cluttering is self-diagnosed, but more extreme forms of cluttering can sometimes be tied to to diagnosable conditions such as …

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4 Ways To Work Through Mental Illness As A Couple

By Carin Goldstein MFT and LMFT Zoe Hicks for YourTango.com. Mental illness issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder present challenges to even the most successful marriages. But …

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Organizing the House for ADHD Relief

If you or a loved one lives with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) there are ways to ease the symptoms while in your home. Dr. Mark Haffey, EdD, director of the Haffey Ce…

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