Antibacterial soaps banned in US amid claims they do ‘more harm than good’

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Antibacterial soaps banned in US amid claims they do ‘more harm than good’
The Food and Drug Administration has washed its hands of the products, saying there is no scientific evidence that they are better than plain soap and water Antibacterial soaps were banned from the US market on Friday in a final ruling by the Food and Drug Administration, which said that manufacturers had failed to prove […]

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If You Eat A Handful Of These Every Day, You Can Lower Your Risk Of Chronic Disease And Even Death

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If You Eat A Handful Of These Every Day, You Can Lower Your Risk Of Chronic Disease And Even Death
It’s hard to know just what will keep us healthy these days. With all the different advice on carbs, sugar, and protein out there, knowing what to eat can be so confusing. Multiple studies, however, are now showing that people who eat nuts experience a surprising number of health benefits. Here’s what you need to […]

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This Mom Didn’t Realize How Necessary Flu Shots Really Were Until Her Daughter Died

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This Mom Didn’t Realize How Necessary Flu Shots Really Were Until Her Daughter Died
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13 Uses For Vicks VapoRub That You Didn’t Know About

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13 Uses For Vicks VapoRub That You Didn’t Know About
As a child, you probably remember your mom or dad smearing a healthy amount of Vicks VapoRub on your chest to calm a cough or soothe a stuffy nose. However, when it comes to finishing a tub of the medicated ointment before it expires — and it does expire, folks — that’s easier said than […]

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This Dog Looks Like He’s Wearing Face Paint, But He’s Actually Just Super Special

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This Dog Looks Like He’s Wearing Face Paint, But He’s Actually Just Super Special
Rowdy is just like any other black lab. He’s playful, sweet, and loves going to the park. But Rowdy is also very unique. He looks like he’s wearing a mask on his face, but it’s no cute costume…the old dog has vitiligo. The rare, non-lethal skin condition affects the body’s pigmentation. While the 13-year-old boy […]

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6 Years Ago, He Was Paralyzed. Now? He Can Play Guitar…This Is Amazing!

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6 Years Ago, He Was Paralyzed. Now? He Can Play Guitar…This Is Amazing!
Ian Burkhart was just a teenager when he lost all movement in his hands and legs. He dove into a wave in shallow water, and what was just supposed to be a fun outing with friends turned into a disaster. Damaging his spinal cord, he was paralyzed from the chest down with limited control over […]

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12 Technologies Which Could Save The World

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12 Technologies Which Could Save The World
It’s easy to get downhearted about climate change. But amazing things are happening that could slow it down. 1. Solar glass View this image › Marcelo Del Pozo / Reuters We’re familiar with solar panels, and solar is probably the most promising renewable energy source. But we are on the verge of a major change […]

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Does Your College Kid Love Instant Ramen? You Should Show Them This

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Does Your College Kid Love Instant Ramen? You Should Show Them This
When you’re in a pinch and need a quick and easy dinner option, you might turn to instant noodles like ramen. While these inexpensive noodles have become a staple in college cuisine, they’re not exactly something that many would deem a healthy meal. Just like any other highly processed food, they can be full of […]

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15 Reasons Why Soda Is The Worst Thing You Could Ever Drink

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15 Reasons Why Soda Is The Worst Thing You Could Ever Drink
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Soda tastes so good…until you realize what it’s doing to your body, that is. Called pop where I come from, this carbonated stuff is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the country. Not surprising, since it tastes like a bubbly stream of heaven. But can that tasty stream drown […]

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13 So-Called Healthy Foods That Really Aren’t So Great For You

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13 So-Called Healthy Foods That Really Aren’t So Great For You
You know what’s better than sitting down in front of a big bowl of kale? Sitting down in front of just about anything else. A cup full of razor blades? Yup. A dish piled high with rusty nails? You bet. A plate of discarded dreams? Pretty much. Very obvious (and probably abnormal) distaste for kale […]

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Eating Blindfolded Causes Something Extremely Peculiar To Happen

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Eating Blindfolded Causes Something Extremely Peculiar To Happen
Dark dining has been a popular culinary trend for a few years now. People are blindfolded and put in a dark space where they cannot see what they’re eating. Some say it enhances flavors and the overall dining experience, but is this actually true? Well, according to a recent study, eating and seeing do have […]

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You Probably Let Your Dog Do This All The Time, But Here’s Why You Should Be Careful

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You Probably Let Your Dog Do This All The Time, But Here’s Why You Should Be Careful
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Guess What — Most Of The Stuff We Eat For Breakfast Is Terrible For Empty Stomachs

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Guess What — Most Of The Stuff We Eat For Breakfast Is Terrible For Empty Stomachs
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but for many people, it’s also the most difficult. Finding time to chow down on something nutritious is almost impossible when you have to get ready for work and get the little ones off to school. At this point, most of us feel like eating anything […]

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Super-Simple Life Hack That You’ll Use All The Time (Once You Know About It)

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Super-Simple Life Hack That You’ll Use All The Time (Once You Know About It)
Toilet bowls are, by their nature, full of nasty stuff. Not only do they house your body’s waste, they also are home to a ton of bacteria that’s dangerous to our health. The toilet is meant for dirty things to go in, but sometimes…they don’t stay in there. According to a study by scientists at […]

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If You’re Feeling Sick, Put An Onion In Your Sock. It Sounds Insane, But It Works!

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If You’re Feeling Sick, Put An Onion In Your Sock. It Sounds Insane, But It Works!
It’s that time of year: Temperatures are finally getting colder, people are more miserable than ever (when’s the next big holiday?), and illnesses are soon to rise. It’s almost unavoidable in the wintertime. If you’re looking for a quick cure for all that ails you, there is a peculiar yet effective method of dealing with […]

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