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Do It Yourself Bed Bug Trap
Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to get rid of. One of the reasons is because the insects are hard to find until the infestation is high. Bed bugs hide and only emerge at night to feed.
How Mom's State of Mind Affects Obesity
It can be challenging to raise children to be healthy, nutritious eaters. It may be tougher when mom has her own challenges to face. But options are available to help with both.
Sleepy Mornings? Time to Go Camping!
Hit the snooze alarm five times. Drag yourself out of bed. Squint your way into the kitchen to make coffee so you can wake up. Sound familiar? Only in the modern world.
Is Country Mouse or City Mouse Safer?
If rural roads and cornfields beckon your soul, you may think the usually slower pace of life in the country is a safer place to live than in the bustling city. But you might be surprised.
Lead in the Hot Sauce
Extra heat may not be the only thing you're getting from your hot sauce. By putting it on your food, you could also be adding significant amounts of lead.
Boys With Blowguns
Whether it's online or in the real world, teens find ways to get into trouble. A new study highlights one bit of online information that could turn into a real-world problem for some teens.
Chemicals That Mess With the Thyroid
Chemicals are used in manufacturing pretty much everything we use on a daily basis. But their long-term effects on the body are often unknown.
With the TV, Like Parent, Like Child
In a world overwhelmed with media, parents may find it challenging to positively influence their children's TV watching habits. But all parents already own their best tool — a mirror.
A Link Between BPA and Young Boys
About 2 to 5 percent of newborn boys have undescended testicles at birth. Usually, the testicles descend on their own by the time the child is 6 months old.
Clues to Weight in Certain Plastics
Plastics have made life easier for millions of people across the world. Yet some plastics may contain compounds, like BPA, that are linked to health issues.