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​Whoa! Should You Eat Tuna While Pregnant? The Surprising Debate​

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We told you a while back that the FDA and EPA introduced a minimum amount of fish that pregnant women should be eating each week: 8-12 ounces. Fish pack a healthy punch, offering plenty of protein that's important for your growing baby. But eating too much high-mercury seafood can damage the brain and nervous... read more

Warning: Don’t Use Spray Sunscreen on Kids

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Despite the blotchy sunburn that sometimes results, spray-on sunscreen is a fast, easy alternative to the messy goup we're usually stuck with. But Consumer Reports is advising parents to keep it away from kids, at least for now. In 2011, the FDA announced it was investigating the potential risks of spray sunscreens. The... read more

Yikes! Arsenic Found in Rice Products

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You may want to reconsider your morning bowl of cereal -- and baby's too. A new test by Consumer Reports found that rice products, including organic rice baby cereal, rice breakfast cereals, brown rice, white rice, contain arsenic and could cause some health issues. Following a January test that checked for arsenic in... read more