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Are You TOO Clean?

You shower every day -- shampoo, suds up, rinse, wait 24 hours, and repeat. You may also wash your hands with antibacterial soaps regularly, all in the name of being hygienic, right? As it turns out, …

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3 Personal Items You Should Be Cleaning More Often

Even the most hygiene-conscious people often forget to clean some everyday items. But the truth is, wiping the toilet seat and scrubbing the kitchen counter are simply not enough to protect you from i…

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Don’t Wash Your Jeans Too Much, Says Levi’s CEO

How often do you chuck your jeans in the laundry? If it's more than once a year, the CEO of Levi's thinks you're doing it wrong. At a green-themed conference sponsored by Fortune, Chip Bergh said he p…

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Why You Should Probably Not Read the Magazines at Your Doctor’s Office

Itís something we do without really thinking about itóleafing through a magazine while we wait for our turn at the doctorís clinic. But it may be a good idea to resist that habit.†Instead, pop your…

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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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I used it once to clean my fridge. It worked great.