Spring Awakening

As the weather changes, it’s time for spring cleaning. It’s time to purge, to do a complete overhaul. It’s time to clean out and refresh your home, your routine, your…

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Autism: What We Know

Even after decades of research into this difficult-to-understand condition, autism rates are continuing to climb. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows that the prevalence of…

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Accidental Poisoning: Know What to Do

It’s hard to imagine it happening until it does – discovering your child with an open bottle of Tylenol, or swallowing what you thought was a couple aspirin in a…

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Obesity Rate for Young Children Drops 43%

New national survey data shows that obesity rates in children aged two to five dropped 43% in the past decade, one of the first major improvements in an obesity epidemic…

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Tips for Keeping Baby’s Skin Healthy in the Winter

The winter’s harsh outdoor conditions and dry indoor heat can be terribly drying for skin. But it is particularly rough for babies and young children. Their skin is delicate and…

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5 Things to Help Your Heart (and Your Love Life) This Valentine’s Day

No matter whether you’re married, dating or single (or something in between), Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the people you love. For me, the holiday is a chance to pause…

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Defend Your Family Against Cold & Flu

Cold and flu season are upon us. And while eating balanced meals, getting enough sleep, staying properly hydrated and minimizing stress are important ways to keep germs at bay, proper…

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The Challenge of Football

This weekend can’t come fast enough. The Super Bowl is one of my favorite events, and since it’s so close to my house this year, the excitement is even more…

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Bust Myths this National Drug Facts Week

Today marks the start of National Drug Facts Week, a nationwide event dedicated to arming families, communities and young people with the information they need to help teens say no…

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How To Protect Yourself During a Deep Freeze

The polar vortex bearing down on a majority of U.S. has plunged even Southern states into a deep freeze! Many unfamiliar with these icy temperatures may not be aware of…

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