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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Cold Showers

Turning off the heat may not sound appealing, but there are some actual health benefits to be had by taking a cold plunge on a regular basis. Have you ever taken a cold shower – a really cold showe…

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Is Your Showerhead Making You Sick?

A good showerhead is supposed to deliver a satisfying jet of water. But if you have not changed or at least cleaned the showerhead in your bathroom for a long time, it could be adding a blast of bacte…

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Gee Whiz! 8 Hilarious Restroom Signs

Lots of things in life are tricky and take time to truly master, like baking or learning a foreign language. Potty training? Not so much. These nine ridiculous restroom signs make me feel pretty go…

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What To Do With Bathroom Plastics

By Virginia Sole-Smith, Planet Green I decided that Step One of my Plastic Detox Program would be to find out what I have. It's both worse and a bit better than I thought. The bad news: Virtual…

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Diarrhea: When to See a Doctor

It's been 2 days and you're still afraid to be more than 20 feet from the bathroom. That right there is one of many signs that you should give your doctor a call about the diarrhea you're suffering.…

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How to Give Your Household a Green Makeover

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx Making a major lifestyle shift can often seem daunting, and sometimes the simple act of getting started is enough to stop you in your tracks. That initial hurdle can be s…

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What Do You Call The Bathroom?

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk Whether you're in the habit of excusing yourself to go to the "powder room," "the loo" or "the John," you're using a euphemism, a term that sugar-coats or tiptoes …

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The World’s First In-Shower Conservation System

Did you know that the average 10 minute shower uses 25 gallons of water? That's 2.5 gallons of water a minute. Add that to the 50 gallons it takes to fill the average bathtub, or the 3 gallons it t…

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How Toxic Is Your Shower?

Studies have found disinfecting chemicals can be absorbed into your skin and lungs if you don't filter them out first. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com You don't want your bathing experience to be di…

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9 Ways to Turn Your Bathroom Into a Retreat

by Yamini Mudaliar, Networx We all love a little “me time,” don’t we? I am talking about pure self indulgence, time you spend on yourself, for making you feel better. Imagine the scent of l…

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