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Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms

When I was pregnant I read as much about natural remedies as I could. I was a little rabid about it actually. When my daughters were babies I kept them away from all pharmaceutical baby medicines and instead used natural remedies when they were sick like rubbing garlic oil on the bottom of the feet,… Continue reading Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms

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Health and Beauty Tuesday: Kmart’s Share the Word Campaign Launches With Steve Harvey

As a blogger I have worked closely with Kmart and I have always had a great experience with them. I had the privilege of being dressed by some of their designers last year at Blogher, which was really fun and an amazing experience. I love how Kmart is working hard to improve their products and… Continue reading Health and Beauty Tuesday: Kmart’s Share the Word Campaign Launches With Steve Harvey

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Procter and Gamble Recalls Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack

The Procter and Gamble company voluntarily recalled their Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack because they lack the child-resistant backing for the blister packs. No accidental ingestion by children has been reported. Consumers should stop taking the Vicks DayQuil LiquiCaps. If you decide to continue use, make sure to keep out of… Continue reading Procter and Gamble Recalls Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack

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HINT Water Partners With Disney

Undoubtedly you have heard about the new Disney movie, The Princess and the Frog, that will be coming out next month. Everyone is extremely excited about Disney's first African-American princess and want to support the milestone. HINT, a delicious fruit flavored water that doesn't have any sugar or artificial sugar, has created a branded bottle… Continue reading HINT Water Partners With Disney

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Fight for Preemies and Diabetics

While November 1st marked the very first day of the holiday season, there are two issues that are also being honed in upon this month: diabetes and premature birth. November is American Diabetes Month. I'm sure you probably have someone close to you who is suffering from diabetes. It is such a horrible disease, but… Continue reading Fight for Preemies and Diabetics

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The Swine Flu and You: What Every Expectant Mother Should Know By Charles Hux, MD

There is a new strain of flu virus called the H1N1 or swine flu virus. This virus is quickly spreading throughout the world, causing much worry and fear among the general population and the medical community. Over 90% of flu cases this year will be caused by the H1N1 strain of virus. As with the… Continue reading The Swine Flu and You: What Every Expectant Mother Should Know By Charles Hux, MD

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Plum Organics — Recalled

Yesterday, Plum Organics, voluntarily recalled their Apple Carrot Baby Food in Portable Pouches with the May 21, 2010 best by date and with the following number on the bottom of the package: 890180001221. According to Plum Organics official release: Consumers can return any Plum Organics Apple & Carrot pouch-based baby food with the above “best… Continue reading Plum Organics — Recalled

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Pregnant Women Urged to Get H1N1 Vaccine

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pregnant women who have contracted the H1N1 virus have died at a rate six times higher than the general population. Because of this physicians are encouraging expectant women to get the H1N1 “All pregnant women should be vaccinated,” urges Dr. Gerson Weiss, professor and… Continue reading Pregnant Women Urged to Get H1N1 Vaccine

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Brands at Blogalicious — Foods

There were several food brands that sponsored Blogalicious. Quaker Food, Burger King and Con Agra come to mind, but for me the food sponsor that really stuck out was HomeFree Treats. HomeFree Treats makes baked goods like cookies and coffeecakes that are free of peanuts, eggs, tree nuts and dairy. This is especially important as… Continue reading Brands at Blogalicious — Foods