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Dryer Sheets - A Hidden Health Problem?

I’m sure over the past few years you’ve come to realize many of the household cleaners and personal beauty products we sometimes use aren’t as safe as they might seem. While a cuddly bear on the front of your dryer sheets might make them look innocent, the truth is those clever marketing ploys are masking the use of harmful chemicals. When companies first started using these chemicals, they had no idea how harmful they might be. Now we have more than enough evidence to point out dangers associated with many of these products. Over the weekend, I came across a particularly disturbing study.  In it, researchers were able to make a connection between the use of household cleaners containing a certain cleaning compound and pronounced...

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Why You Should Be Supplementing With Vitamin A

I'm sure you've heard the popular saying, "Everything in moderation" a time or two. For most things, it's a solid policy to stick to. However, when it comes to enjoying your hobby of walking blindfolded across the interstate, it's not a should just stop walking blindfolded in traffic.  In the case of one particular vitamin, moderation might be key. I say might because, for an inadvisable reason, medical professionals have decided to throw the baby out with the bathwater and say this vitamin has a very great risk of harming unborn children.  Look, I wouldn't tell you to do anything that jeopardizes your health; and believe me, avoiding this vitamin because of some inconclusive theories is actually a bigger mistake than you might...

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