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7 Surprising — and Safe — Uses for Sugar

Health experts sometimes call it "white poison," or "sweet killer." And while I have an impossible-to-control sweet tooth, I do realize that sugar is best avoided if you want to stay trim, keep your b…

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Sea Buckthorn: Ancient Healer and Modern Superfood

An ancient Tibetan healing secret is finally being discovered in the West.  For thousands of years Tibetans used a fruit that grows wild in the Himalayan Mountains as food and medicine to treat many s…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Toothpaste

By Zana Faulkner, DivineCaroline Toothpaste: it whitens, brightens, deodorizes, removes stains, and restores and protects enamel. But toothpaste's cleaning capabilities work wonders on many things …

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20 Great Uses for Tea Tree Oil

In 2006, the world consumed more than 3.5 billion gallons of oil per day. A lot of that oil has caused environmental damage and conflicts between nations. But there is one type of oil that's green, su…

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Some Scalding Advice

A mildly embarrassing thing happened to me at work. I spilled hot tea on my hand. Spilling the tea wasn’t so embarrassing--it was how I did it. No one bumped me. I wasn’t holding a bunch of office…

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First Aid for Pet Burns and Scalds

The thought of an animal suffering a scald or burn is hard to take, but with a little knowledge you can be prepared to take the proper course of action--and to avoid doing things that can hurt your pe…

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Kate K - you say "I confess I am much more upset when I hear about animals dying than people and hav…

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