Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Stressful Pregnancies Have a Long-Term Impact on Babies, Exercise Helps Teens Quit Smoking, and More
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|The Week in DIY: Stressful Pregnancies Have a Long-Term Impact on Babies, Exercise Helps Teens Quit Smoking, and More
Each week, we highlight some of our favorite articles from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer.
Teen Exercise Discourages Smoking
Help your kids kick the habit by encouraging exercise when they’re trying to quit smoking: It helps with withdrawal symptoms, says a new study
Mindless Eating Tied to Your Environment
Habitual eating — like popcorn at the movies or a hot dog at the baseball game — is more closely tied to our environment than we think
Regular Outdoor Time Softens ADHD Symptoms
In this study, kids who had plenty of outdoor playtime had fewer ADHD symptoms than kids who played inside.
Prenatal Exposure to Stress Promotes Early Aging
Moms who feel stressed out during their pregnancy could pass the long-term effects down to their babies.
Regular Heavy Drinking May Make You Permanently Wobbly
Even after they’d sobered up, the heavy drinkers in this study had worse balance than their non-drinking counterparts.
What’s Listeria? Avoiding Another Deadly Food-Borne Illness
This bacteria — usually found in deli meats and hot dogs — is now showing up in cantaloupe.
FDA Announces Core Network to Respond to Food-Borne Illness
The agency puts together a coordinated response team that will handle outbreaks of food-borne diseases.