Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ

September 4, 2019

The August 19, 2019, issue of JAMA Pediatrics1 delivered an unexpected bombshell: A U.S. and Canadian government-funded observational study found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy lowers children’s IQ. The research, led by a Canadian team of researchers at York University in Ontario, looked at 512 mother-child pairs living in six Canadian cities. Fluoride levels were measured through urine samples collected during pregnancy. They also estimated the women’s fluoride consumption…

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Teen Goes Blind And Deaf After Eating Nothing But Chips And White Bread For Decade

September 4, 2019

Max Pixel A teenager from Bristol has been left blind and deaf after years of only eating chips, Pringles, white bread, processed ham and sausages. The unnamed teenager began to lose his hearing at the age of 14, with his eyesight also showing rapid deterioration. By the age of 17, the boy was blind on account of his serious nutritional deficiency. The damage inflicted is said to be irreversible. Wikimedia…

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Flexible stick-on sensors could wirelessly monitor your sweat and pulse

August 19, 2019

As people strive ever harder to minutely quantify every action they do, the sensors that monitor those actions are growing lighter and less invasive. Two prototype sensors from crosstown rivals Stanford and Berkeley stick right to the skin and provide a wealth of physiological data. Stanford’s stretchy wireless “BodyNet” isn’t just flexible in order to survive being worn on the shifting surface of the body; that flexing is where its…

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Calling all hardware startups! Apply to Hardware Battlefield @ TC Shenzhen

August 3, 2019

Got hardware? Well then, listen up, because our search continues for boundary-pushing, early-stage hardware startups to join us in Shenzhen, China for an epic opportunity; launch your startup on a global stage and compete in Hardware Battlefield at TC Shenzhen on November 11-12. Apply here to compete in TC Hardware Battlefield 2019. Why? It’s your chance to demo your product to the top investors and technologists in the world. Hardware Battlefield,…

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink looks to begin outfitting human brains with faster input and output starting next year

July 18, 2019

Neuralink, the Elon Musk-led startup that the multi-entrepreneur founded in 2017, is working on technology that’s based around ‘threads’ which it says can be implanted in human brains with much less potential impact to the surrounding brain tissue vs. what’s currently used for today’s brain-computer interfaces. “Most people don’t realize, we can solve that with a chip,” Musk said to kick off Neuralink’s event, talking about some of the brain…

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10 Cold and Flu Remedies for Infants

June 24, 2019

Fighting the flu as an adult is hard but there are plenty of medications you can take to reduce those annoying symptoms. You can take something for fever, for sore throats and coughs, or to help with congestion. However, unfortunately, cold and flu medications do not exist for infants. While you can offer your baby paracetamol or ibuprofen to ease the pain and fever, this is about it when it…

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These Plant Based Fragrances Are Designed To Spark Positivity And Good Vibes

June 16, 2019

This post is brought to you by Plant Therapy, the essential oil experts. The opinions and info presented here are completely our own.   Have you ever smelled something that instantly makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside? It’s no secret that scents and the way we respond to them is a powerful thing. They can energize us, help us to focus or feel relaxed, comfort us and even…

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Lavender Oil Survival Uses

June 1, 2019

Get to know some of the lavender oil uses and benefits as a go-to first aid treatment for a very long time! In this article: First Aid Bleeding Muscle Pains or Sprains Splinter Removal Insect Bites Insect Repellent Headaches Lavender Oil Uses: 7 Benefits of Lavender for Survival   Lavender Oil Uses and Benefits There are many lavender oil uses. And for an essential oil enthusiast like me, it comes…

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What You Need To Know About Keratosis Pilaris

May 23, 2019

In name, keratosis pilaris sounds pretty serious, so if your doctor tells you that you might have it, at first, it can be a little scary. The good news is that keratosis pilaris, or KP is scary in name only. Keratosis pilaris is a common, but harmless, skin condition that is often misdiagnosed as acne or other skin issues. When we say common, we really mean common. According to some estimates, some…

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Juicing for Weight Loss: 6 Easy Recipes to Try

May 5, 2019

Juicing has become a popular way to boost energy and lose weight. You may have heard juice cleansing radio ads, seen (or bought) expensive juices in the store, or maybe you’ve even made juice from scratch. But does juicing for weight loss work? Juicing refers to using a juicer or blender to liquefy fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Juices differ from smoothies because the latter include additional ingredients like milk, yogurt,…

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