Although it's a widespread medical condition, psoriasis seems to have flown under the radar of buzzed-about medical conditions--until recently, when reality TV star Kim Kardashian was diagnosed with the autoimmune skin disease.Continue Reading
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Eating your fruits and veggies may not be as simple as you think, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Warning consumers against the “dirty dozen” -- fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides -- it's an eye-opening study that highlights what really goes into the production of food, and what it means for your family's health.Continue Reading
Did you know that you have a lot of influence over the laws and policies in your local community? Here are 12 practical and easy ways to effect positive change. From Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life by Zoe Weil, co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane EducationContinue Reading
How to load your dishwasher, including an answer to the question of whether you need to rinse your dishes first. From Green Housekeeping by Ellen SandbeckContinue Reading
Because 55 million kids in this country spend most of their waking hours in school, we need to start paying more attention to the cleanliness and safety of these buildings. Involved parents can make all the difference in bringing about the changes necessary to protect their children. Here’s what you can do, from Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care by Deirdre ImusContinue Reading
We waste a great deal of money and precious storage space on specialty cleaning solutions when we actually only need a handful of versatile nontoxic products to clean an entire home. From Green This! by Deirdre ImusContinue Reading
Cuddling is an energy-efficient say to keep warm. Want to save water? Bathe with a friend! Of course there are other ways to save on your energy bill. Here, smart conservation tips from Linda Cobb, the Queen of Clean and author of A Queen for All Seasons: A Year of Tips, Tricks, and Picks for a Cleaner House and a More Organized Life!Continue Reading
Pare away at your energy use by evaluating your household appliances and making smart buying choices. From Green Goes With Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet by Sloan Barnett, a regular contributor to NBC’s Today showContinue Reading
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