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Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living

Oct 12, 2018

 

Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, studies the potential health consequences of environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women, infants, and children. More specifically, he has a special interest in...

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Sleep is Crucial For Healthy Kids

Jul 14, 2018

by editorial team

 

The National Sleep Foundation reports that ninety percent of surveyed individuals admitted to using a technology device within an hour of bedtime, and many of these are children. According to the National Sleep Foundation,...

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Tips to Help Kids Overcome Social Isolation

Jun 05, 2018

by a staff writer

Social isolation contributes to low self-esteem, school adjustment, anxiety, and depression. The digital world can hamper as much as elevate children's lives. And too much time on devices increases social...

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Guidelines for Children's Screen Time

May 30, 2018
 

"Americans spend almost 11 hours a day consuming media," according to a report by CNN in 2016. In addition to how this modern lifestyle is affecting our brains, bodies, spirit, energy, and human experience, I wonder, How is this...

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Your Children’s Development: How Does Technology Endanger It?

Mar 29, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

All parents have used digital screens as babysitters. 

We give our children cell phones to play games, learn, and allow them to watch shows or movies on our laptops or...

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Reproductive health expert from Yale Medical School discusses how toxic exposures may influence our reproductive health and children

Sep 19, 2017
 

I remember clearly the first time I came across the reality that our consumer products expose us to toxic exposures--which include chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic fields. It was ten years ago, when my first born was just...

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Prenatal Screen Time: Protect Your Pregnancy From the EMFs of Your Electronic Devices

Sep 07, 2017
 

Whether it’s your first child, or number 5 and counting, having a healthy, safe pregnancy is always your biggest priority. You already know to eat healthy, exercise regularly, and visit your doctor for checkups. But have you...

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How To Protect Yourself from Cell Phone Radiation

Aug 14, 2017

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Cell phone usage is unprecedented. And the proliferation of cellphones around the world has reached peak proportions. According to a World Health Organization fact sheet published in...

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Digital Dementia and 7 Tips to Avoid It

Aug 09, 2017
 

I first heard of digital dementia years ago when researching electromagnetic fields (EMFs) for my book A to Z of D-Toxing. It immediately resonated with me because I was becoming more aware of how my excessive screen time was affecting...

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Top Toys That Empower Children, Especially Girls

Mar 21, 2017

Girl-in-Science-Class-FeaturedIn a world that is increasingly driven by technology, skills in the STEM fields (that's science, technology, engineering and math,) are more relevant than ever in our nation's job market. There are many women who have made meaningful...

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