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Report claims infant rice cereal has six times more arsenic

Parents, check your pantries. A major warning about a staple food found with higher than normal levels of arsenic. A report out Thursday from Healthy...

What is arsenic and where does it come from

Arsenic is an element in the Earth’s crust and is present in water, air and soil. Fertilizers and pesticides also contribute to levels. Arsenic...
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Before shopping with a company that ‘gives back’, read the fine print

‘Tis the season of giving, so how about considering a gift that also lets you give back? Some retailers donate a portion of their...
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Should CMV screening for babies be an option or mandate?

Congenital Cytomegalovirus or CMV is sometimes called America’s ‘Zika’.  Babies contract the virus in the womb, and the symptoms are similar, but CMV is...
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The Changing Face of Bullying: 1 in 5 students will be bullied this year

According to the latest research, the rate of bullying has dropped over the past ten years from a high of 32 percent to 21...
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How using a fingerprint to unlock cellphones poses safety threats

Using a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone can leave the user more susceptible to hackers than a passcode.
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Parents can help teens avoid perils of social media, depression

FORT MYERS, Fla. Social media can make depression even worse for teens, but parents can help children avoid the danger.
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Not all screen time is created equal when it comes to babies

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - How much screen time is too much for your toddler and baby? Turns out, not all screens...
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5 tips for scoring college scholarships

FORT MYERS, Fla. (CONSUMER REPORTS) If you’re a high school senior or a college student looking for scholarships to help fund the cost of...
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Epilepsy: 80 seizures a day to none

CLEVELAND, Ohio. (Ivanhoe Newswire) One in 26 Americans will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. Some people with this condition have persistent and severe seizures...

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