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While many cleaning products today are labeled "green," the term is not regulated and may or may not be an accurate description of the product, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The greenest cleaning products are ones that are made with ingredients that are safe for human consumption. Using products made from natural ingredients, such as baking soda, vinegar, essential oils and lemon juice, can keep your home free from chemical pollutants and airborne toxins, but it can also protect the smallest members of your household, such as your kids and pets.
Depression is typically thought of as a problem that teens and adults have, but preschoolers can experience depression too. Studies have shown that chronic depression often begins in childhood. "One of the most important mental-health discoveries of the past 10 to 20 years has been that chronic mental illnesses are predominantly illnesses of the young," said Daniel Pine, of the National Institute of Mental Health, during an interview with "The New York Times." Preschoolers suffering from true depression can be helped by receiving early help and learning to cope with their unhealthy thinking...
Asthma medications often come with risk, and some asthma patients prefer to search for alternative ways to relieve their asthma symptoms. Homeopathic asthma treatments, while not always accepted by mainstream doctors, have been shown in several studies to be effective in reducing asthma symptoms. While it is always important to consult with your doctor before changing the way you treat your asthma, it is smart to be aware of what your treatment options are so you can take charge of your health.
Studies have shown that asthma symptoms may be decreased by vitamin E, which can be...