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Healthy Thanksgiving Dessert Options

Healthy Thanksgiving Dessert Options

Ready to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try one of these healthy treats. So you've kept yourself in check this year during a delicious Thanksgiving meal. You haven't overeaten, indulged in anything too fattening, or covered your mashed potatoes in butter …

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The Real Dangers of Tanning Beds

The Real Dangers of Tanning Beds

It's time to bust this myth; there is no such thing as a "healthy tan." Vying for a golden brown glow on your skin? It may be time to reassess your standards of beauty. Tanning is not a healthy habit, …

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What to Know about Superfoods

What to Know about Superfoods

Take a quick lesson on what makes these foods amazing and what they mean to your health. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a superfood? The term superfood has been tossed around on talk shows and in magazines. What …

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Healthy Ideas for Lunch Boxes and After-School Snacks

Healthy Ideas for Lunch Boxes and After-School Snacks

What your kids eat could affect their health – and their performances in school. Are the lunches and snacks your pack for your kids helping or hindering them? If they are mostly getting junk food in their lunch boxes, they …

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Ways to Sneak Fruit and Vegetables into Your Family Meals

Ways to Sneak Fruit and Vegetables into Your Family Meals

Sometimes the best way to get your kids to eat fruit and veggies is to make sure they don't even know they're eating them. Is your family comprised of finicky eaters? The kind that eat around the broccoli in a …

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Easy Ways To Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Easy Ways To Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Some simple strategies can help you beat the heat and stay healthy and hydrated. It's especially important to stay hydrated during the hot Texas summer to help avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat stroke and heat exhaustion. To do so, …

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Traveling with Medications: How to Prepare

Traveling with Medications: How to Prepare

Discover a few secrets to simplifying traveling with medication. For some, the comforts of home include having medications handy. But when it comes time to travel, it’s important that those necessities go with you. Here are a few ways to …

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Sunscreen Basics: What to Know

Sunscreen Basics: What to Know

Before having fun in the sun, be sure to follow some sunscreen basics. It's summertime and the living is easy! However understanding all the sunscreen lingo can sometimes be a bit of a challenge—UVA, UVB, SPF, broad spectrum and more. …

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Summer Camp Safety Tips

Summer Camp Safety Tips

Be sure safety issues don't spoil summer camp fun. Getting ready to send your children to summer camp? Focus on making sure they'll be safe so that they can focus on all the fun. 1. Do your research. Request written …

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Surprising Statistics about Fireworks

Surprising Statistics about Fireworks

Know the facts about fireworks before you celebrate this summer. Fireworks are a July 4th staple, however that doesn't necessarily mean they're always safe. Here are some numbers that may have you taking a second look, especially at shooting off …

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