Monthly Archives: May 2011

Every day should be a “Don’t Fry Day”

The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as Don’t Fry Day. The Council’s goal is to encourage sun safety awareness by reminding everyone to … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Boost Brain Power!

“Where are my keys?” “What was that person’s name again?” Memory glitches like these, though ordinary enough, can sometimes be an upsetting reminder that our memory may not serve us forever.  If your brain function is not quite as sharp … Continue reading

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Do you want safer personal care products?

  Right now, cosmetics manufacturers may use almost any ingredient or raw material in soap, shampoo or makeup without government review or approval. According to EWG’s research, 22 percent of all personal care products, including those made for children’s use, … Continue reading

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Are we exposing our kids to something much scarier than #BPA?

Hitting the Bottle By DOMINIQUE BROWNING Published: May 8, 2011 SUDDENLY, there’s a baby boom going on around me. I’m making weekly shopping trips to stock friends’ nurseries, and I’m struck by how many signs on the shelves advertise BPA-free … Continue reading

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