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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Are They Causing Infertility in Men?

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Are They Causing Infertility in Men?

Between 2008 and 2012, the birth rate dropped five percent in some of the world’s biggest industrialized countries, including the United States, Japan, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom. And ...

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Good News: Food Insecurity in the U.S. Is Down for the First Time in 5 Years

Good News: Food Insecurity in the U.S. Is Down for the First Time in 5 Years

For years now, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service has released an annual report on the state of hunger in America. Since the height of the recession in 2011, th...

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The Tricky Thing About Labeling Foods as 'Locally Grown'

The Tricky Thing About Labeling Foods as 'Locally Grown'

We’re living in an age of conscious consumption. For many of us, settling for the cheapest, quickest option doesn’t cut it; we want to know that our purchases are not contributing to economic or en...

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What Is A GMO?

What Is A GMO?

It’s the buzzword that won’t go away: GMOs. And, lately, the conversation about genetically modified organisms only continues to heat up with passionate opinions on both sides.

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Ditch the Antibacterial Wipes! Clean Kids’ Toys With These All-Natural Solutions Instead

Ditch the Antibacterial Wipes! Clean Kids’ Toys With These All-Natural Solutions Instead

My mom is a total germaphobe. Taking us to the pediatrician's office was her worst nightmare—she knew exactly how dangerous the waiting room could be.

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7 Small Steps to Ease Your Family into Healthier Habits

7 Small Steps to Ease Your Family into Healthier Habits

You want your family to start eating together and eating healthier, but where to begin? Making lots of changes too quickly could lead to a rebellion in your household.

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VIDEO: An All-Natural Mom’s Genius Tips For Treating Sick Kids

VIDEO: An All-Natural Mom’s Genius Tips For Treating Sick Kids

Most grown-ups can remember a time when mom or dad would break out the VapoRub whenever a cold or flu would strike. The smell. For many people, even not being able to breathe seemed better than inh...

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VIDEO: This Is One of the Most Essential Lessons to Teach Kids

VIDEO: This Is One of the Most Essential Lessons to Teach Kids

Kids experience so many highs and lows in their little lives—what if parents could give them a single tool that could help keep them happy for a lifetime?

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14 Holiday Season Stress Relief Techniques

14 Holiday Season Stress Relief Techniques

In a casual poll of our office mates here at Thrive HQ, 100 percent of those questioned admitted they experience anxiety along with Yuletide joy.

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What You Need to Know About the Only All-Natural Birth Control Method

What You Need to Know About the Only All-Natural Birth Control Method

There were a few periods of time in my life when I would cry every week. Frustrated, I’d shed even more tears over being so weepy. I felt powerless; but one day I realized I could actually control ...

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7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick

7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick

Anyone who's ever owned a dog knows that sometimes, they double as vacuum cleaners. Whether it's a defiant toddler or a careless cook, food sometimes ends up on the floor, and most dogs (and cats!)...

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What's With the Cattitude? 11 Quirky Cat Behaviors, Decoded

What's With the Cattitude? 11 Quirky Cat Behaviors, Decoded

They’re notoriously aloof, can be territorial towards other animals, finicky with food, and sometimes selective of humans.

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