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Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, ...
Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
Get Pumped Up for Your First 5k So you’ve just started running and decided to sign up for your first-ever 5k race. Now what? Running a 5k is a great way to kickstart a fitness routine or shed ...
Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 ...
Know the Signs to Look Out for in Making this Decision Adding a pet to your family can bring great joy to your home. However, it is also a big decision to make, especially if you have kids who will ...
Importance of Sleep for Our Day-to-Day Function With the fast-paced life most Americans lead, a good night’s sleep is becoming a luxury. While we already know the sluggish feeling and difficulty ...
What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition when you experience a pinched or compressed nerve in your wrist. Symptoms include pain in the wrist, numbness, tingling sensation, ...
How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Kid Searching for the right doctor for your kid can be a challenging task, especially for new moms. While referrals from your friends can be extremely helpful, ...
There is nothing more satisfying than a sweet, scrumptious dessert. After all, it is even considered as the most important part of any meal. Too much sugar intake, however, can lead to cavities, ...
Bringing Back Your Cheer When the Holidays are Over Getting back on your normal routine after the holidays can be pretty difficult. With all the warm and fuzzy feelings the holidays bring, it is ...
Are Your Batteries Always Running Low? As we go about our day, there are many tasks that require our full attention and focus. However, there are days when our energy levels are simply running low and ...
If you have ever felt a burning pain or discomfort in the upper middle part of your stomach or if you feel liquid rising up to your throat that leaves a sour, acidic taste in your mouth, then you may ...
Lice can happen to anyone—kids are especially susceptible. Children are always playing close to each other, sharing hats or scrunchies, and in close proximity at daycare or classrooms, allowing ...
The Truth Will Set You Free As more people are becoming health conscious, the number of food myths that going around the mill seem to be multiplying. Admit it—we’ve all heard some ...
We all know the story of the teenage boy who was bit by a radioactive spider and gained superpowers. Sadly, the symptoms that we get from spider bites are not as cool as those in the comic book. ...
Calories play a big role in weight management. Our body only needs a specific number of calorie intake to maintain our weight—eating more than the needed calories can lead to weight gain. Your ...
We already know that exercise is important in maintaining your overall fitness and health. Some people think that to maximize its benefits, you have to do your workout at a particular time. While ...
Establishing a basic schedule for your infant is a huge step in making life a little easier for parents, especially with the demands of daily routines and often other children as well. However, it can ...
Is there anything better to eat on a hot summer than a delicious, fresh salad? Today’s post offers our top tips for how to eat well during the summer months using fresh ingredients that are ...
Eating seasonally has many benefits, both nutritionally and financially. In America, we’re used to having access to what foods we want when we want them. While this can be convenient, it can ...
For years now, research has been done on the benefits of sports drinks compared to the benefits of water when exercising. As the product of a billion-dollar industry, sports drinks are highly marketed ...
Summer means endless sunshine, time away from work or school, and some quality moments shared with friends and family at the beach or pool. Whatever the activity, going outdoors and enjoying the ...
Water is essential to our survival and overall health. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that water composes up to 60% of the human body. Many health benefits are connected to drinking enough water. ...
There is nothing like eating a spoonful of ice cream on a warm summer day or enjoying a nice bowl of cereal on a Saturday morning. However, dairy doesn’t sit well with everyone. If you are ...
Planning to lose weight is a great thing—so long as you have a realistic, attainable plan to enact. One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. Whether that entails ...