Placenta Pills, Fall Foods, Halloween Masks, and Birthdays!

There's a new trend sweeping maternity wards and birthing centers across the country, placenta pills. This trend isn't actually new at all. It began in ancient China, but now modern moms are bringing placenta pills back. They're Saying it helps regulate hormones. After about 16 hours in a dehydrator, the placenta is blended into powder and poured into capsules that become a very powerful pill.

Keri Gans, author of The Small Change Diet, says these are the five foods that you should eat this Fall season:

1. Pumpkin
2. Brussels sprouts
3. Pears
4. Cauliflower
5. Sweet potatoes


Halloween masks are meant to be scary, but it's what's living inside the mask that might make you scream. A biology professor tested swabs taken from the masks' nose and mouth areas. He described the frightening results. He suggests soaking masks in rubbing alcohol as a sure-fire way to kill germs. Doctor Kikkert says the main danger from the masks would be exposure to bacteria that could lead to skin conditions like staph infections. He suggests soaking masks in rubbing alcohol as a sure-fire way to kill germs.

Happy Birthday to Tonya Lea Hinson, Ed Armstrong, and Jenna Lovato!


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