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    An Earth-Friendly Reason to Think About Leftovers

    By Michelle Lee on March 3, 2015
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    Next time you sit down for a family meal, think twice about what you do with what’s left. A new report released by the Waste and Resources Action Program in the UK, has some pretty stunning statistics. According to the report, about 60 million metric tons of food are wasted a...

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    The Real Danger of Antibiotic Overuse

    By Michelle Lee on March 2, 2015
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    By now, you’ve probably heard at least a little about the dangers of antibiotic overuse. After all, superbugs became a media buzzword several years ago and helped spread the message to a certain extend that overusing antibiotics could have serious lasting effects not only for this generation but the...

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    Eat More Veggies: A Sweet New (Frozen!) Idea

    By Michelle Lee on March 1, 2015
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    It’s the eternal question for parents: how do you get your kids to eat more veggies (heck, how do you get the whole family including yourself to eat more veggies)? Well, to help celebrate March as National Frozen Foods Day, we’ve rounded up some brilliant ice pop recipes from...

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    Is Vaginal Birth Better For Babies Than a C-Section?

    By Michelle Lee on March 1, 2015
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    If you’re pregnant, one of the big questions that’s whirling around in your mind is likely: how will childbirth go? Well, recent research shows that C-sections, particularly elective ones, are on the rise in the U.S. According to the World Health Organization, the best outcomes for both mothers and children...

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    James Cameron Helps Launch First Vegan School

    By Michelle Lee on February 28, 2015
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    A lot of interesting, environmentally-centered ideas are born right here in California. And there are plenty of examples of people from the Golden State leading the charge when it comes to enacting healthy change for kids and schools. So it should come as no surprise that the country’s first major vegan...

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    A Smart Reason to Get Baby to Nap: Better Learning Skills

    By Michelle Lee on February 28, 2015
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    In those early months, it seems like your baby may spend most of her day sleeping and napping. And that’s a good thing. According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, napping may help infants’ learning skills. And interestingly, the best time for infants...

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