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Healthy Foods for Healthy Skin

Keep your skin healthier this winter with these foods. Keep dryness and wrinkles at bay with these foods that are packed with nutrients to keep your skin healthy, smooth, supple and wrinkle-free. 1. Grapefruit Pick a pink one, though, because pink grapefruit gets its pink-red hue from lycopene, a carotenoid that may help to keep … Continue Reading

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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Get Screened: January Is Cervical Health Awareness Month Each year, an estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, and, of those, about one-third will die as a result of the cancer. But cervical cancer is also a highly preventable and treatable cancer, thanks to improved screening and vaccination. The American Social Health Association (ASHA) … Continue Reading

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7 Healthy Foods for Breakfast

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7 Healthy Foods You Should Be Eating for Breakfast Whether it’s actually the most important meal of the day or not, breakfast should absolutely be a part of your daily routine. Many health professionals say eating in the morning is one of the best ways to manage, or even lose, weight. A slim waist is just the beginning, because sitting down … Continue Reading

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Winter Children Safety Tips

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Whether winter brings severe storms, light dustings or just cold temperatures, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has some valuable tips on how to keep your children safe and warm. What to Wear Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities.  Several thin layers will keep them dry and warm. Don’t forget warm boots, gloves … Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

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Many people look forward to the holiday season and the start of a new year. It often provides an opportunity to spend quality time with family, take a few days off from work, or go on a winter getaway. While the holiday season can be a fun and joyous time, it can also be very … Continue Reading

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This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless

It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But why not take a healthier approach to what we eat during this holiday season and beyond? According to a recent website survey, about 18 percent of people say … Continue Reading

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Ten ways to avoid colds and flu this winter

Winter is the season for colds and flu. According to Dr William Bird, medical consultant of the Meteorological Office’s Health Forecast Unit, December is when infections tend to become prevalent. Here, we look at some ways you can minimize your risk of catching colds and flu. Keep warm Granny was right – keeping warm can … Continue Reading

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Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks Away

Summer allows more time for children to play outdoors, but when kids are covered with bug bites after spending time outside, parents may start to worry about disease spread by ticks, such as Lyme disease, or by mosquitoes, such as West Nile virus. Luckily, parents can take simple steps to prevent bites and diseases spread … Continue Reading

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8 Summer Steps for Healthy Living

In the warmer, longer, lazier days of summer, the living may not be easy, but your life probably feels less chaotic. Even adults tend to adopt a “school’s out!” attitude in summer. That’s why this is a perfect time to improve your health in a fashion so seasonally laid back you’ll barely notice the effort. … Continue Reading

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Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world, according to the World Health Organization.  And, according to the Prevent Blindness “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems,” the current number of those in the United States with cataract will increase from more than 25.7 million, to 38.5 million by … Continue Reading

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