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Aug 31 2016
Getting back to a routine can be a refreshing change for families at the end of summer. Since your child will be spending the majority of their days at school or pre-school post-Labor Day, our partners at Healthy Child Healthy World have some simple tips to help keep them healthy and safe all year long. At home, it’s fairly easy to limit your children’s exposure to harmful chemicals – you...
Aug 24 2016
You can reduce your risk of getting cancer by making healthy choices like keeping a healthy weight, avoiding tobacco, limiting the amount of alcohol you drink, and protecting your skin. Avoiding Tobacco Cigarette Smoking Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, and cigarette smoking causes almost all cases. Compared to nonsmokers, current smokers are about 25 times more likely to die...
Aug 21 2016
Carrots give you night vision. Swimming after eating will give you cramps. You need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Organic food is more nutritious and free of pesticides.  Nope, nope, nope, and nope. Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-...
Aug 10 2016
Applied Science By  PHYLLIS KORKKI AUG. 6, 2016 Photo   CreditMichael Waraksa  Ever experienced a bout of anxiety at work? I just did. One day last week I had several assignments to finish in quick succession. I could feel thoughts pinging around in my brain as I tried and failed to decide what to focus on first. Once I was able to get the pandemonium...
Aug 2 2016
With all of the information on weight loss, how can we be sure what is really going to achieve goals and be sustainable indefinitely? We work so hard at one type of diet plan and then succumb to old habits. This creates a yo-yo dieting scenario that is unhealthy and very frustrating. The very simple formula for weight loss is to reduce calories you take in from food, and increase the calories you...

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