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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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Walmart to Phase Out 10 Toxic Chemicals

Walmart announced on Thursday, September 12 that cosmetics and cleaning product suppliers will be required to eliminate ten toxic chemicals from their products if they want them to be sold in Walmart …

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Spring Clean Your Personal Care Products

Our quest for beauty and attractiveness may be damaging our health and the health of the planet. Many personal care products contain toxic ingredients that we need to avoid. Here are the ingredients…

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10 Terrific Toothbrush Tips

1. For most people, a soft-bristled toothbrush is the safest and most comfortable choice. Medium- and hard-bristled brushes could actually damage the gums, root surface, and protective tooth enamel. …

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Which Toothbrush Type Is For You?

Do you go for soft or medium bristles? Round or square head? Angled or straight. Electric or manual? It's tempting to just grab your favorite color and run to the register. But NOT SO FAST - all tooth…

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Adult Onset Allergies

You may have been able to avoid allergies for decades, when suddenly at age 20 or 30 or older, you develop them. It hardly seems fair, but according to research, adult onset allergies are increasingly…

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4 Rules for Dirt, Germs and Other Friendly Filth

By Mary Ruebush PhD, Experience Life Hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere these days in schools, gyms, and offices of all kinds. Most parents feel compelled to carry a bottle of the stuff o…

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Dental Hygiene Visit 101

Does every dental appointment seem the same? You sit in the chair, your dentist pokes around your mouth, tells you to floss more. If this sounds familiar, you're not getting the most out of your appoi…

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Is Brushing Your Teeth Good for Your Heart?

Q: How does oral hygiene relate to heart health? A: Who knew that your dentist could be good for your heart? There does indeed seem to be a connection between gum health and heart disease. In f…

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Steer Clear of Staph Infections

Q: How can I help prevent antibiotic-resistant staph infection? A: As recently reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, was…

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