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15 Other Ways to Use Toothpaste

Yes, toothpaste is great for brushing teeth, cleaning tongues, and freshening breath. But that's just the beginning of all the great things you can do with cheap toothpaste that's mildly abrasive. …

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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How Medicine Can Affect Your Mouth, and What to Do About It

In general, medicines are supposed to make you feel better. But while they may bring relief from the specific symptoms you are suffering, several over-the-counter and prescription medicines can have a…

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Would You Brush With Chocolate Toothpaste?

When I was a kid, I thought it would be great if I could brush my teeth with chocolate. Well, apparently the people at Crest were listening, because they are releasing a chocolate-flavored toothpaste.…

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7 Signs You’re Brushing Your Teeth the Wrong Way

Of course we all brush our teeth daily. But are we doing it right? Here are top mistakes to look out for, and fix if need be: You're brushing only twice daily, or worse, once: From breakfast to di…

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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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Make Your Own Natural Toothpaste

Most toothpaste contains sugar, fluoride, artificial colors, and other harmful ingredients that are best avoided.† Instead of using the toxic commercial varieties, why not make your own?† Itís simple …

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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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Cleaning the House with Toothpaste?

The one lie that I told my husband while we were dating was that I am a good housekeeper. The apartment of my carefree single days (and by carefree I mean working 60 hours a week at an internet star…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:† iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Great idea. Much better than the ice bucket challenge, which seems to be feeding people's vanity. Th…

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