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Dryer Sheets Are Toxic to Cats And Dogs

Put this in the category of, "I knew about this zero days ago," but dryer sheets are toxic for cats and dogs! The sheets are infused with chemicals activated by the heat of a dryer. Benzyl acetate, camphor, and chloroform are often present, and all of them can present problems for pets who either...
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The Skinny On Using Laxatives To Lose Weight

It is hard to believe that we are less than a week away from the beginning of April! With the days getting longer and warmer, desperate diets rear up their dangerous heads in online searches as people look for a quick fix in losing weight. One very dangerous method is taking laxatives for weight...
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Ways We Use Bleach Wrong

Over the weekend there's a good chance you used bleach in cleaning around the house. While noting smells quite as clean as bleach there may be times you are using it incorrectly. In fact it shouldn’t consider it an "all-purpose" cleaner because it can damage certain clothing items, surfaces and...
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The Dangers of Driving Drowsy

Drivers know the dangers of drinking and driving. It is a constant message that is repeated over and over. But something just as dangerous but often overlooked is driving drowsy. One in 5 Americans who have taken prescription sleeping aids admit they had gotten behind the wheel within 7 hours after...
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Older Car Headlight Not As Bright And Potentially Dangerous

An alarming new report is out from the American Automobile Association (AAA) says older vehicles headlights are not as bright as they once were, causing you to see less and be seen harder at night. Over time, the plastic coating on headlights can become so clouded or yellowed that they give off...
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The Top 10 Potentially Dangerous Toys For Kids

Christmas is a magical time of the year, especially for children as Santa comes to town with presents for all the good girls and boys. But World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H.is alerting Santa to some toys that may be dangerous for kids. For the 46th year, the nonprofit organization has...
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Selfies Are Killing Us!

Sadly selfies have crossed over into the extreme world. A new report highlights the increase of people who have been killed while taking selfies in dangerous locations. Since 2011, an average of 43 people die per year taking their selfie to the danger zone. Men account for seven in 10 fatalities...
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How Fruits And Vegetables Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

When you think of healthy food choice nearly always on the top of the list are fruits and vegetables. After all, many of us don't eat enough of them. But there are certain times where are fibrous friends can endanger our health. For instance, grapefruit juice is loaded with vitamin C and potassium...
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Ice Cream Shop Creates World's Most Dangerous Ice Cream

It is being billed as the world's most dangerous ice cream. But how can soft serve be labeled risky? When an ice cream shop added extremely hot peppers to the mix. The ice cream creation is called Respiro Del Diavolo (Breath of the Devil) and it's made with one of the world’s hottest peppers, the...
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Fat Cells Can Scar Making Them Harder to Shed

Now is the time many resolutions are left behind after a promising start. Usually weight loss is a resolution that falls short. Now science says it may not be you at all in the quest to rid yourself of excess weight. Scientist believe that fat becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, it is unable...
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