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6 Scents That Have the Power to Heal

Research on essential oils is pouring in: Some 20 recent studies show sniffing the stuff could benefit your health—but only if done right. Here, a crash course in aromatherapy<p>No longer just the domain of new-age spas and hippie enclaves, essential oils have become a $1.2 billion business. The …

Essential Oils

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

14 Toys That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

<b>Pitch:</b> Players (age 8+) assemble a group of magnetic modules to create circuits that light up, vibrate, and spin.<p><b>Payoff:</b> The free-form nature of the …

Anacapa Island - Channel Islands National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Exploring East Anacapa's two-mile trail system allows visitors to experience the island's native vegetation, wildlife, and cultural history. Although …

Home - Channel Islands Harbor

Explore the rich and surprising history of women and tattoos in California by visiting the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s latest exhibit. The …

Inked

Wifey Wednesday: What the Vow Means

Does the wedding vow matter?<p>It’s Wednesday, the day when we always talk marriage! And today I want to deal with a difficult question: <i>What do you do</i> …

20 things to say to your daughter before she's grown

I always wanted to have daughters—and I got them. I love every minute of it, from the tea parties and pedicures to what we affectionately (mostly) …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …