The CamelBak All Clear purifies water with UV rays

Having access to clean water is becoming a global issue.  Whether the nearest stream is in front of your home or out in the wilderness, you still have to make sure the water’s safe to drink.

CamelBak’s All Clear water bottle uses an integrated UV purifier to zap whatever unhealthy organisms might be lurking in the water supply.

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Organic Toothbrush Sanitizer for a healthier mouth

We wash our face and hands to keep them clean and germ free. When it comes to our toothbrush, however, we merely rinse it, put it back in its holder and forget about it.

Millions of germs and bacteria live on your toothbrush, including e-coli. Rinsing does nothing to get rid of them. And these can be the cause of or contribute to a number of illnesses like cold, flu. candida and tooth decay.

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De Odor Works – a safe, effective alternative to deodorants

Some studies have linked deodorants containing parabens and aluminum to breast cancer

In recent studies, the ingredients in deodorants and beauty products have been linked to breast cancer. Deodorants are known to contain aluminum and some brands still contain parabens, which can bind with estrogen in cells. These have been found to sometimes stimulate breast cancer cells and are perhaps even linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Although the National Cancer Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health, has reported that they “are not aware of any conclusive evidence linking the use of underarm antiperspirants or deodorants and the subsequent development of breast cancer,” it is still  useful to know that there is an effective and safer alternative available.

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Simple innovation uses dirt to bring clean water to rural villages in Africa

Access to clean water is something that many of us take for granted. But in rural villages in Africa and other developing countries, it’s a precious and rare commodity, the lack of which is the cause of disease and poverty.

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