Current Health Issues

Women Who Wear Makeup Absorb 5 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Per Year

Women Who Wear Makeup Absorb 5 Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Per Year

The average woman puts 515 synthetic chemicals on her skin every day. 60 percent of what we put onto our skin is absorbed into our bodies. Emerging research on the sheer volume of toxic chemicals entering women’s bodies through their cosmetics brings a whole new meaning to

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Toxic Laundry Detergent Ingredients to Avoid

Toxic Laundry Detergent Ingredients to Avoid

Conventional laundry products often contain toxic chemicals that can harm you and the environment. Use our guide to help lighten your load. While they may make your clothes smell as fresh as a spring morning, conventional laundry-care products often contain chemicals with negative health effects ranging from

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When Gut Bacteria Change Brain Function

When Gut Bacteria Change Brain Function

Some researchers believe that the microbiome may play a role in regulating how people think and feel. By now, the idea that gut bacteria affect a person’s health is not revolutionary. Many people know that these microbes influence digestion, allergies, and metabolism. The trend has become almost

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EWG’S HEALTHY HOME TIPS: TIP 3 – PICK PLASTICS CAREFULLY

EWG'S HEALTHY HOME TIPS: TIP 3 - PICK PLASTICS CAREFULLY

Our homes are filled with plastics, and most of us don’t really know what they’re made of — or whether they’re safe. EWG has put together these tips to help you choose better plastics and plastic alternatives for your family: Why you should pick plastics carefully. How

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Nearly Half of US Deaths Can Be Prevented With Lifestyle Changes

Nearly Half of US Deaths Can Be Prevented With Lifestyle Changes

Death is inevitable, but premature death can be prevented, say health officials. In its first report calculating the number of these deaths in the U.S. that can be avoided, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found that tens of thousands of lives can be saved,

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Scientists Discover That Water Has Memory

Scientists Discover That Water Has Memory

Not till long ago humanity has looked at water as something to just feed and nourish your body with, as something plants need to grow and give us food. We use water for cleaning and various mechanical help. HOWEVER, what scientists have just discovered may actually be

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Canola oil is the biggest hidden health ‘danger’ at the prepared food bar

Canola oil is the biggest hidden health ‘danger’ at the prepared food bar

Canola oil, or rapeseed oil, is one of those ubiquitous oils used in restaurants, delis, even organic food stores for baking and the deli bar. It’s cheap, plentiful and nearly all of the canola oil you buy at a regular grocery store is genetically modified. But that’s not the only

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How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves

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Blue light has a dark side

Blue light has a dark side

Exposure to blue light at night, emitted by electronics and energy-efficient lightbulbs, harmful to your health. Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated,

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Harvard Psychologists Reveal: Parents Who Raise ‘Good’ Kids Do These 5 Things…

Harvard Psychologists Reveal: Parents Who Raise ‘Good’ Kids Do These 5 Things…

Point 3, 4 and 5 of this article connect directly to sufi teachings. Sufi masters regularly teach the importance of taking the means yourself, but leaving the outcome to God. Gratitude, as many who are familiar with sufism know, is one of the most integral parts of

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