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Study: Reading Books Triggers Lasting Changes in the Brain

Study: Reading Books Triggers Lasting Changes in the Brain

January 26, 2014 | by

Far more than just a little escapism, books have the ability to change our lives, and as a new study shows—they can even change our brain chemistry.

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Ban: Hawaii First State to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

Ban: Hawaii First State to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

January 25, 2014 | by

In Hawaii, people will be dealing with a lot fewer plastic bags as that state recently became the first to ban the bag at checkout and restaurants.

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Herbal Remedies Superior to Antibiotics for Ear Infections

Herbal Remedies Superior to Antibiotics for Ear Infections

January 25, 2014 | by

Research found that herbal drops of essential oils of lavender, geranium, and cloves was as effective as conventional treatments for ear infections.

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New Hampshire House Passes Recreational Pot, Though Legalization Unlikely

New Hampshire House Passes Recreational Pot, Though Legalization Unlikely

January 25, 2014 | by

Last week, the New Hampshire House gave preliminary approval to legalize recreational pot. The House voted 170-162 after a 2 ½-hour heated debate.

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Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells

Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells

January 24, 2014 | by

New research from Canada show that Bt toxins in GMO crops are showing up in pregnant women, and low and behold – they are killing human embryo cells.

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Over 1,500 Sick in Japan After “Intentional” Pesticide Food Contamination

Over 1,500 Sick in Japan After “Intentional” Pesticide Food Contamination

January 24, 2014 | by

More than 1,700 people in Japan have fallen ill due to pesticide contamination in some frozen foods. Some say the contamination was intentional.

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Walking Extra 2,000 Steps Each Day Cuts Heart Disease Risk by 8%

Walking Extra 2,000 Steps Each Day Cuts Heart Disease Risk by 8%

January 24, 2014 | by

Researchers from the UK found that taking just 2,000 extra steps could decrease the risk of heart disease by 8 percent. Walk for health!

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Activists Halt Monsanto Seed Plant Construction in Argentina

Activists Halt Monsanto Seed Plant Construction in Argentina

January 23, 2014 | by

Activists in Argentina are working hard to halt Monsanto’s attempt to take over the country with GMO crops, but Monsanto is fighting back.

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9 Cleansing House Plants to Detoxify the Air in Your Home

9 Cleansing House Plants to Detoxify the Air in Your Home

January 23, 2014 | by

Want to detoxify the air in your home? Research shows certain houseplants to have air-purifying effects. Here are 9 plants to cleanse the air around you.

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Discover a Device that Can Eliminate Pathogenic Microbes and Parasites

Discover a Device that Can Eliminate Pathogenic Microbes and Parasites

January 23, 2014 | by

There is an electrical device that mimics and amplifies the immune system; it is capable of killing off all pathogenic parasites, bacteria, and viruses.

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