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16th-century text shows ginkgo seeds can fight skin infections

Inspired by a centuries-old text on traditional Chinese medicine, a young researcher has found that seeds from the gingko tree could prove helpful for acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema.
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3 new cookbooks to help get dinner on the table quickly

These books get down to the bare-bones of home cooking.
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Borrowing a cup of sugar from a neighbor benefits everyone

It fosters connection and community, boosts happiness... and results in delicious baked goods.
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Are you throwing out the best part of your citrus fruits?

Behold the delicious treasures of the glorious citrus peel.
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Adidas unveils running shoes that never have to be thrown away

The Futurecraft Loop performance running shoes can be returned to Adidas, where they will be ground up to make more shoes, again and again..
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Adidas reveals running shoes that never have to be thrown away

The Futurecraft Loop performance running shoes can be returned to Adidas, where they will be ground up to make more shoes, again and again..
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Speak positively to kids about the weather

The words we choose affect their desire to play outside.
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This Earth Day, take your kids outside to play

Outdoor, child-directed play is critical in the fight against climate change.
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Frances Austen's cashmere sweaters are built to last a lifetime

Longevity is precisely what we should be looking for in clothing, even if it means an upfront investment.
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Make this non-toxic spray to keep ants out of your kitchen

A mixture of leftover citrus rinds and vinegar is an easy, food-safe way to cut ants off at the pass.
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8 common sleep myths that might be harming your health

A new study looked at the 20 most common sleep assumptions and then worked to prove or debunk them.
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Should parents buy non-plastic toys for their kids?

It's not urgent in the big picture, but it's something we should be doing more.
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Breakthrough could finally help doctors pinpoint a patient's cancer cause

Scientists find that tumors hold information like a 'black box' pointing to the specific cause of disease.
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These life-like wildlife sculptures are actually made with rolled newspapers (Video)

These remarkably realistic forms are produced using densely rolled strips of old newsprint.
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Can smiling really make you happier?

Psychologists have been disagreeing about this for a century; now a new meta-analysis sheds some light on the debate.
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5 pro tips for an organized kitchen

These will make cooking more efficient – and your space more attractive.
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12 reasons to plant a clover lawn

The grass lawn's glory days are over – here's why we love a clover lawn instead.
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Gretchen Rubin shares some golden rules for decluttering

Getting control of our stuff gives us better control over our lives.
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10 ways to use up leftover jam

You can only eat so many pieces of toast...
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8 great houseplants for the kitchen

From helping clear the air to offering a culinary assist, these houseplants make great partners for the kitchen.
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Don't wait for a doctor to prescribe play for your kid

Make unstructured play time a priority now.
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Don't wait for a doctor to describe play for your kid

Make unstructured play time a priority now.
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We should all adopt 'hanami,' the Japanese tradition of flower viewing

In Japan, celebrating the transient beauty of flowers is a beloved custom when the cherry blossoms spring to life.
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'Sad, bland vegetables and cheesy noodles': Two parents dish on the trials of child-feeding

This week's family meal-prepping interview is overflowing with honesty and humor.
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11 ingredients you can use instead of butter

From cooking and baking to garnishing, there is life after butter.
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A clever trick for determining an egg's freshness

Hopefully this will cut down on the rampant egg waste.
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Here's how much produce you should be eating every day

Only 1 in 10 Americans meets the federal fruit and vegetable recommendations; here's what to aim for.
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Here's how much fruit and vegetables you should be eating every day

Only 1 in 10 Americans meets the federal fruit and vegetable recommendations; here's what to aim for.
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Exercise makes you happier than wealth, new study says

Regular physical activity is a huge boost to mental wellbeing, on par with a hefty raise.
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3 ways to raise vegetable-loving children

No, it's not impossible.
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