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Warning: Hand Sanitizer Left In Sunlight Could Start Fire

A fire department in Wisconsin has a warning about hand sanitizer, left exposed to sunlight in cars. Hand sanitizer ignited, apparently as the sun hit the bottle, creating an effect like a magnifying glass. Read on.
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5 Times More Americans Are Allergic To Sesame Seeds Than Thought

More Americans may be allergic to sesame than previously believed, a new study finds. As many as 1.5 million US children and adults have a sesame allergy, which is five times higher than the number of Americans that was suggested in previous research. Among those with a 'convincing allergy to...
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Warning Issued To Not Kiss Hedgehogs

It’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are. Friday, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) said it was investigating a salmonella outbreak that it believes may be from handling and kissing adorable hedgehogs. Eleven...
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You Shouldn't Eat or Drink Essential Oils

Essential oils are marvels in helping you relax, get a good night's sleep and even offer pain and inflammation relief. However there's one arena you shouldn't use them. Cooking. While it may be tempting to grab your bottle of almond essential oil to use in baking because you ran out of almond...
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Avoid The Raw Egg Eyelid Lift

Another Internet trend is sparking health warnings from experts as beauty bloggers across the internet are promoting applying raw egg whites on to the eye area to tighten the skin as a homemade DIY eyelid lift. What makes this one a little difficult to disprove is if you whites to any part of the...
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CDC Gives The Green Light For Your Chicken To Wear A Halloween Costume

Not to worry pet chicken owners, despite reports claiming otherwise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would like everyone to know that it's not warning people against dressing up their chickens for Halloween. Last week a news story appeared to misinterpret a warning by the CDC...
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FDA Warns Of Consuming Products Infused With Liquid Nitrogen

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning aimed at teenagers about the dangers of consuming food and drink products infused with liquid nitrogen. Commonly referred to a "dragon" or "angel breath," can cause skin and internal organ damage. Most recently, novelty snacks and drinks...
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Sunscreen Pills Are A Scam

Memorial Day weekend is billed as the unofficial beginning of summer and although thought turn to long days by the pool or on the beach, it's important to never let your guard down as scammers look for ways to take your money and run. The latest trend are pills that promise to prevent sunburn and...
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FDA Warns Parents To Avoid Teething Medications For Infants

Teething for infants is painful and for parents heartbreaking but a natural part of life. But if you seek out teething pain relief in the form of popular over the counter numbing medications, the government is warning you not to do it. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that various gels...
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Advocates Say To Stop Hashtagging Your Kid's Photos For Their Safety

Pictures social media to bring us all closer and while we love to post pictures of our friends and family, we need to remember that those photos can be seen by the world. While it may be sweet to share photos of your children, there are bad elements that are searching for those pictures. And with...
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