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Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Multi purpose basil bug repellent

Keeping your house bug-free is challenging and even more so during the summer. Mosquito bites can be irritating and sometimes even painful. Mosquitoes can also carry diseases like the West Nile Virus. Other insects like ticks and fleas can be pests as well. Commercial repellents and bug sprays can be […]

by July 25, 2013
Bug Bam wristband bug repellent

Bug Bam wristband bug repellent

An essential thing to get for your kids this summer: Bug Bam Mosquito-Repelling Wristbands: Recyclable and made from 100% natural and non-toxic ingredients, scientifically proven to repel mosquitoes and other flying, biting insects. Used by the U.S. Navy and the Boy Scouts of America. The bug bam Mosquito-repelling wristband ($3.95) […]

by April 21, 2013
Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
7 green crib mattresses that are safe for your baby

7 green crib mattresses that are safe for your baby

The anticipation of a new baby is a beautiful thing. Shopping for a baby can be exciting, and at the same time stressful. There is a lot to think about, including food, baby proofing materials, diapers, chairs, clothing, and so much more. The mattress on which your baby sleeps is […]

by June 14, 2015
3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

3 natural treatments for Helicobacter Pylori Infection

Helicobacter Pylori is a type of bacteria that live in the digestive tract. This bacteria can cause ulcers, which are sores in the stomach lining or the small intestine. It has even been shown to cause gastric cancer in some cases. “Modern treatment for H. pylori infection focuses on total eradication using […]

by April 20, 2015
Drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States

Drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States

On April 3, 2015, the CDC released a statement about the drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): “Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, […]

by April 8, 2015
Probiotics change brain activity and emotional response

Probiotics change brain activity and emotional response

Probiotics change brain activity and emotional response Probiotics are very popular right now, and for good reason. According to the Mayo Clinic, “These microorganisms may help with digestion and offer protection from harmful bacteria, just as the existing “good” bacteria in your body already do.” Research from UCLA now shows […]

by January 30, 2015
How to stay healthy on airplanes

How to stay healthy on airplanes

The holidays are just around the corner, which means more traveling on airplanes

by October 3, 2014