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Tips To Help You Balance Parenthood and Caring Responsibilities

Contributing Writer: Moms tend to have incredibly busy lives. Even if they don’t have a job outside of the home, they are quite often the primary caregiver for their children, which is a job in itself. Throw in additional caregiving duties to this, such as caring for elderly relatives, and …

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The Dangers of E-Cigarettes

By Kim Robson: Use of smokeless electronic cigarettes, commonly called “e-cigarettes” or “vaping pens,” is on the rise among the general public, particularly among young people. Juul markets their product as a “satisfying alternative to cigarettes,” and now stresses in its advertising that it contains nicotine, an addictive chemical. The come-on …

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DIY Zero Waste First Aid Kit

By Kim Robson: For many years, I’ve always kept handy two tins of Burt’s Bees Wise Woman Comfrey Comfort Salve — one in the medicine cabinet and one in my purse. These days, it’s been rebranded as Burt’s Bees Res-Q Ointment, but it’s still exactly the same formulation: a soothing …

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5 Amazing Results from Practicing Yoga Daily

By Natalie Wilson:  The yoga industry has had its fair share of fads, with goat yoga and beer yoga making headlines in recent years, but there is one thing which has remained constant — people rolling out their yoga mats. Yoga is a great way for people to work up …

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The Dangers and Benefits of Dietary Supplements

By Jackie Edwards: In the United States, sixty-eight percent of adults take dietary supplements on a regular basis. While taking various vitamin and mineral supplements certainly can have a positive impact on the overall health of adults and children, with the myriad of different suppliers hawking their vitamins online, consumers need to …

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Nurture with Nature: Natural Remedies for Colds and Flu

By Jackie Edwards:  Recent birth rates show that most babies are born in September, making the month of December the highest for conception. Both September and December coincide closely with cold and flu season. Whether you’re new to pregnancy or you’ve just had your bundle of joy, having a sore throat …

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Climate Change Is Affecting Health Issues

By Kim Robson: As global climate change takes hold of our planet, warmer temperatures are bringing about an unexpected consequence: increased risk of certain illnesses. From asthma and Lyme disease to mold and parasites, warmer temperatures are great for these pathogens, but not so great for us. Let’s discuss a …

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