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Get Kids Exercising to Boost Brain Power

2016-06-30 12:03

It will be back to school before you know it! Start planning for a successful school year now by getting the kids on a regular schedule for physical activity.

Exercise is obviously very good for the body in both kids and adults. But daily physical activity is more than just losing a few pounds and getting in shape.

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Why these women drink an experimental drink while pregnant?

2016-05-18 10:04

About 1800 women, in Auckland, Singapore and England, have decided to partake in a study with a use of a drink meant to be consumed pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy.

This drink is full of nutrients to combat diabetes for the newborn as well as increase the chances of the unborn child having a healthier lifestyle.

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What Happens When Parents Perceive Their Kids to Be Overweight

2016-04-26 15:42

Children are more likely to gain weight when parents perceive them to be overweight. Here is why.

Today’s health programs endeavor to tackle obesity by making parents aware that their child is overweight. According to a new study, this widely used strategy might not be a good idea.

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Preventing and managing occupational asthma: Indoor air quality matters

2016-02-11 02:39

Individuals who work in industries that produce a lot of particulate byproducts are more susceptible than others to potential problems with their lungs. Indoor air quality can drastically affect workers’ health, productivity and quality of life. Problems can extend beyond the workplace. One common health problem is asthma.

What is occupational asthma?

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6 common vehicle accident injuries and what to do about them

2016-02-11 01:26

Thousands of car accidents happen every day, and both drivers and passengers can suffer extreme injuries. In some cases, the people involved in the crash can walk away without a scratch while others end up in the hospital in critical condition. It is estimated that the medical bills associated with car accidents are $277 billion per year, and the long-term impact of the crashes can be devastating.

It is unrealistic to think you can avoid all accidents or prevent them from happening to your loved ones.

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What you must know about paying a dentist

2016-02-03 21:28

A visit to the dentist tends to evoke strong emotions in many people. In addition to their concerns about pain and discomfort, they are also worried about the financial aspects. Although insurance can help, it may not cover all the procedures and exams you need at the dentist. In addition, there are still people who do not have dental insurance. If you suffer from frequent dental problems, then you are probably aware of the high cost of dental work.

You can use several strategies to help you deal with the cost of dental care and reduce your

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5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

2016-01-04 10:47

The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them. Even within the business travel world, there are plenty of resolutions and trends that people will set, as they make their way around the country and world in the name of business. There are some emerging trends for the New Year that will help keep travelers healthy as well as happy.

“Anytime we can maintain healthy habits while traveling, we are doing great,” explains Jayne McAllister, of Jayne McAllister Travel Wellness.

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Check Out This Demo Video of How Home Fires Happen During Christmas

2015-12-14 04:01

Will your home be one of those that unintentionally catches on fire this holiday season? Here is an informative video that shows how fires in the home happen and what you can do to avoid one this Christmas.

According to a recent ABC News report, the holiday period from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day is the time of the year when the majority of candle-related causes of home fires occur.

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