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Study Finds Common Cleaning Products Fail Safety Testing

Before you wash another load of laundry or scrub a pile of dishes, keep reading. Women’s Voices for the Earth launched a new report called “Deep Clean” in which the non-profit organization graded four…

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6 Fruits You Shouldn’t Feed Your Dog

While fruits like bananas, kiwis, blueberries, strawberries, and pineapple are fine to share with your pup, there are many fruits that you should keep to yourself. Fruits are very nutritious, and dogs…

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7 Summer Safety Tips for INSIDE the Home

Happy summer! Have fun swimming, hiking, biking, boating, grilling, and enjoying the great outdoors this summery season -- but don't forget the essentials of outdoor summer safety. Remember too that i…

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10% of Couples Use Condoms. Should You Be One of Them?

Condoms are great—they’re available in almost any drug store or clinic and they protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). More than half of U.S. couples use a condom when t…

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BPA-Free Plastics May Not Be Safe

In 2008, the news burst on the media everywhere: common plastics contained potentially dangerous levels of bisphenol a (BPA) an additive that could be hazardous to consumer health. It leached i…

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The Scary Truth about Flame Retardants

A new HBO documentary takes an honest look at how toxic flame retardants became a standard component in our furniture. The film - Toxic Hot Seat - premiered on HBO on Monday, and you can check out …

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7 Ways to Avoid the Emergency Room This Holiday Season

During the month of December, over 25 percent of home fires are caused by holiday decorating -- claiming over 500 homes in the U.S. annually. Kitchen fires are also more prevalent during the holidays,…

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8 Myths about Lightning

Do you think you know what to do during a lightning storm? Odds are, there are at least a few things your teacher got wrong -- and believing in these myths can be a fatal mistake. Though rare, lightni…

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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didn’t know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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6 Summer Vacation Destinations to Avoid (Slideshow)

It's finally summer! It's time to ditch all those heavy layers and come out from our caves to enjoy fun in the sun. But some of the most popular summertime activities are not the greatest for your hea…

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