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The Myths and Facts About Soy Milk

I stop by Starbucks every now and then for my morning coffee. The other day I noticed they'd put some pamphlets on the checkout counter about how good their soy milk is for you. I'd like to share …

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10 Most Controversial Posts of 2011

  Care2 Healthy Living readers are passionate & opinionated †-- and that's why we love you!†Here are the 10 most controversial posts of 2011: 10. 6 Excuses for Not Becoming a Bike Commu…

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HPV: Beyond the Political Fight

The coming election year promises to be a highly charged one, and besides issues concerning economic recovery, flat taxes, and other moral hot button topics, one topic threatens to raise the ire of pa…

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So What If Our Kids ARE All Lazy Whiners?!!

Not since last year when Steven Slater, the Jet Blue flight attendant who unceremoniously quit his job with a royal "FU" to his employer and a planeload of passengers, has there been such an incident …

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MTV’s Skins: A Guilty Pleasure or a Pleasure Sans Guilt?

"I†shall†not†today†attempt†further†to†define†the†kinds†of material†I†understand†to†be†embraced†within†that†shorthand description†[hardcore†pornography];†and†perhaps†I†could never†succeed†in†intelligib…

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Eye of the Tiger Mother: How One Little Book Started a Parenting Firefight

The world is rife with parenting manuals that either tell it like it is, or tell it like it should ideally be. Just when you thought the parenting section of Borders was about to collapse under the we…

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Baby Mama: Do Children Need a Doll That Gives Birth?

When it comes to toys, children donít crave authenticity and veracity, as much as they just require a vehicle that allows them to suspend disbelief long enough to simply lose themselves in play. While…

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Lit Crit: In the Night Kitchen

Now, for another installment of Lit Crit. For frequent readers of this blog (and I know there are a slim few of you out there), you will be familiar with my practice of dusting off an old favorite of …

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