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Mothers Who Smoke While Pregnant Put Kids At Risk Of Substance Abuse

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Mothers Who Smoke While Pregnant Put Kids At Risk Of Substance Abuse

When you’re pregnant, there are a million things you are not supposed to do. What you eat is what your baby eats. What you drink is what your baby drinks, and what you inhale or ingest are what goes directly to your baby as well. The laundry list of pregnancy “dos” and “don’ts” is hard…

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EU Enacts Ban on Toxic Materials Used in Toys

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EU Enacts Ban on Toxic Materials Used in Toys

by Luis R. Miranda thesleuthjournal.com The European Union made effective last Saturday a ban on dangerous chemicals that cause allergies and which until now were being used in toys, with requirements that are among the strictest in the world. Proponents of the measure say the new regulations are put in place in order to increase the…

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10 iPhone Apps to Help Keep You Eating GMO Free

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10 iPhone Apps to Help Keep You Eating GMO Free

As the war to force GMO companies to label their products rages on, iPhone app developers are taking matters into their own hands. By creating apps that allow consumers to determine exactly what is in the products that they buy, these developers are giving you total freedom of choice. These apps all have multiple features…

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The Ultimate GMO Food Brands According To Greenpeace

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The Ultimate GMO Food Brands According To Greenpeace

What is GMO? Genetically modified organisms (GMO) are organisms, whose genetic material is modified by techniques of genetic engineering. Those techniques are well known as recombinant DNA technology. Using this technology, DNA molecules from different sources are combines in vitro into one molecule, for creating a new gene which after that transfers in an organism…

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4 Ways to Naturally Battle Indoor Allergens

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4 Ways to Naturally Battle Indoor Allergens

Allergies are a common problem for many Americans. At least 55% of Americans have one or more allergies. While many people believe allergies can be avoided by staying indoors, the fact of the matter is that a lot of allergens are found inside. Whether you are at work or home, there are common allergens lurking,…

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Spring Cleaning For Allergy Sufferers

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Spring Cleaning For Allergy Sufferers

Spring time is here, bring with it the sun and some warm weather making it time to throw open the windows and start spring cleaning.  However, if you suffer from allergies, spring can be the worst season to clean your home as the last thing you want to do is expose yourself to pests and…

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6 Tips for Living With Allergies

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6 Tips for Living With Allergies

It’s great for sun and warm weather, but springtime can also bring sniffling and sneezing. If you have itchy red eyes or a scratchy throat as winter fades and spring comes into view, it’s probably because of your allergy to pollen. From your clothing to your car, it gets trapped in everything that you come…

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How to Reduce the Toxins in Your Home, Room by Room

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How to Reduce the Toxins in Your Home, Room by Room

Did you know that the average person comes in contact with over 100,000 chemicals every day? It may not always be obvious, but the routine items we use daily are often grown and manufactured with plenty of chemical help. This is a number that should be alarming to consumers, especially when it comes to what…

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The Top Six Ways To Fight Allergy Symptoms

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The Top Six Ways To Fight Allergy Symptoms

Allergies can be uncomfortable and downright awful. Here are the top six ways for allergy sufferers to fight their symptoms. Purify Your Home’s Air At home, you should run air filters to remove allergens. Air purifiers with HEPA filters are recommended, because HEPA filters meet government standards to remove extremely small particles from the air,…

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How To Avoid Allergens At Your Home?

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How To Avoid Allergens At Your Home?

Allergies occur when your immune system reacts inappropriately to substances that are not harmful to your body under normal circumstances. Your immune system recognizes the trigger or the allergen and releases a chemical known as histamine. Histamine can lead to a variety of symptoms such as: – Stuffy, irritable nose and throat – Wheezing –…

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