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Teaching Preschoolers Healthy Lifestyle Habits Can lower Risk For Heart Disease, Study Says

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that introducing healthy lifestyle habits to kids at a young age can lower their risk of developing heart disease later in life. Healthy lifestyle habits include staying active, eating five portions of fruits/vegetables, and reducing overall salt intake. 

Pope Francis Criticizes ‘Selfish’ Couples Who Adopt Pets Instead Of Kids

Speaking at the Vatican Wednesday, Pope Francis said that couples who adopt animals instead of children is "a form of selfishness" and diminishing. Francis has previously spoken about the "demographic winter," where the global fertility rate has seen a steep decline over the past several decades. Fertility rates are projected to fall below 2.0 by 2050, and to 1.7 by 2100.
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How To Help Your Dog Overcome Separation Anxiety

Many dogs have been adopted since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and have known nothing but company has the virus forced many into remote work. However, these pups are at risk of developing separation anxiety as their close contact with others continues. How can you prepare your best friend for when you head back to work?

Californian Firm Introduces Sustainable ‘Mushroom Leather’ As Vegan Alternative 

Dr. Matt Scullin is the CEO of biomaterials company MycoWorks. He recently discussed their newest vegan alternative to leather that could help save more than just animals. The scientists behind the alternative believe that mycelium, a material grown from fungi, could help save the planet as it can be engineered to look and feel like real leather. 

This Grooming Business Prioritizes Healthy Communication With It’s Furry Clientele | Hill Country Grooming

When it comes to getting our dogs groomed, it can be nerve-wracking for not only our furry friends, but us as owners. Hill Country Grooming is an intimate dog grooming business that prioritizes communication between client, groomer, and most importantly, our dogs.