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Renewable Energy Provided More Power In U.S. Than Coal In 2019

The majority of energy consumed in the U.S. last year came from renewable sources like wind turbines, hydropower plants, and solar panels, displacing coal as the country's main energy source.
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Report Finds Dangerously High Levels Of Arsenic In Fruit Juices

A disturbing report says that many fruit juices have dangerously high levels of arsenic, lead, mercury and cadmium! Consumer Reports found dangerous levels in 21 of the 45 juices they tested. Just half a cup of juice a day could drive up kids' arsenic blood levels to dangerous heights, they warned...
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Not All Glass Is Recyclable

When it comes to items to recycle, paper, plastic, aluminum and glass come to mind. However not all glass is recyclable! A surprise to most that a broken drink glass or wine bottle would disqualify it from the recycling bin, but broken glass is not accepted for curbside recycling . While safety is...
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Decorative Glassware May Contain Toxic Metals

Decorative drinking glasses are not only fun but they can add some pizazz to any occasion. But you may want to stay away from using them as a new study found potentially harmful levels of lead and cadmium in the paint used in many decorated glasses. Researchers analyzed 72 new and second-hand...
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Internet Dating Leading To Stronger Marriages

The internet is where many hook-ups begin, but it turns out it's also where many marriages begin. A new study from economics professors in England and Austria reveals more than one-third of marriages these days begin online. With the birth of Apple's iPhone in 2007, dating apps became ridiculously...
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Lead Levels In Gradual Color Hair Dyes High Enough To Cause Harm

There has been debate as to the safety of hair dyes that gradually color grey hair away. At the heart of the debate is the use of lead acetate, the key ingredient that is responsible for the gradual hair color change. While lead acetate is found in many cosmetics, from lipstick to eyeliner, the...
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Recalled Toys List

Friday is historically one of the biggest shopping days of the year and many shoppers will be hitting the toy aisle for discount deals. One thing rarely thought about is toy safety. We assume toys being sold are safe and the scary fact is that isn't always true. The U.S. Public Interest Research...
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