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New Health Warnings About Charcoal Teeth Whitening Trend

Activated charcoal has recently become a popular trend for DIY teeth whitening, but medical professionals are warning against smearing the charcoal-derived black mixture on teeth. Fox News reported that YouTube user Mama Natural posted a video detailing how to use activated charcoal to whiten teeth, and by Monday morning the video had amassed more than 1.5 million views. But dentists ...

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Top Pediatrician Dr. Jen Explains Why Parents Need To Know More About Pneumococcal Disease, Vaccination

Parents of infants have a lot on their minds, but keeping their babies happy and healthy is at the top of the list. Avoiding childhood diseases is a priority, but out of all of the diseases that put children at risk, people seem to know the least about pneumococcal disease — one of the 14 childhood diseases that can be ...

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Top Pediatrician Dr. Jen Explains Why Parents Need To Know More About Pneumococcal Disease, Vaccination

Parents of infants have a lot on their minds, but keeping their babies happy and healthy is at the top of the list. Avoiding childhood diseases is a priority, but out of all of the diseases that put children at risk, people seem to know the least about pneumococcal disease — one of the 14 childhood diseases that can be ...

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CDC Warns About The Terrifying Side Effects Of Eating Your Own Placenta

Eating your own placenta after giving birth has become some sort of go-to for new moms, especially after celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and January Jones made a big deal about it. Now everyone wants to try it, even if there have been no clear results indicating that eating placenta gives moms or babies any benefits. In fact, it’s ...

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The Dangerous Tick-Borne Illness You Need To Know About

Rocky Mountain spotted fever isn’t unknown, but with relatively few cases in the United States diagnosed each year, it flies under the radar when compared to other tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. However, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can have far more immediate and deadly consequences, including brain damage and death, and the incidence is on the rise. According to ...

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The Dangerous Tick-Borne Illness You Need To Know About

Rocky Mountain spotted fever isn’t unknown, but with relatively few cases in the United States diagnosed each year, it flies under the radar when compared to other tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. However, Rocky Mountain spotted fever can have far more immediate and deadly consequences, including brain damage and death, and the incidence is on the rise. According to ...

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Warning About Faulty Lead Testing In Children And Mothers Since 2014

Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were safe from lead exposure. The ...

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PPD Awareness Month: Mom Gets Real About Postpartum Depression, Shows How Life’s Not Always ‘Facebook Ready’

May has been declared as the Postpartum Depression Awareness Month and this mommy is telling the world how it really is. According to Romper, mom Kathy DiVincenzo has the perfect story to tell. DiVincenzo took the time to create a photo series that shows how postpartum depression affected her. The photo shows a ragged DiVincenzo together with her daughter and ...

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Sherri Kent: Calgary Mom Shares Photo Of Son Dying Of Fentanyl Overdose To Warn Others About Opioid Abuse

Calgary woman Sherri Kent is still grieving after losing her son Michael to what may have been a Fentanyl overdose. But with a photo of her lying next to her dying son on a hospital bed having recently gone viral, she hopes the photo and its accompanying message will raise awareness of the dangers of opioid abuse. According to a ...

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World Autism Awareness Day: The Truth About Autism Awareness [Opinion]

Buildings and landmarks around the world will “light it up blue” tomorrow, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day. Tweets will be tweeted, Facebookers will Facebook, millions will wear blue and feel they have done their part in the autism awareness revolution. While all of this goes on, parents and loved ones that support a child with autism will feel ...

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