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We are quickly approaching the holiday season and this can be a stressful time for many people, due to the sheer amount of things going on.  From holiday gatherings, to traveling, shopping, cooking, and cleaning.  These are just a few of the many added responsibilities...

CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is not just for the Emergency Medical technicians. This is a skill that is easy for just about any adult or teenager to learn. Most of us may never have to utilize CPR. However, if we are ever in a situation that we...

The "sandwich generation" describes those of us who have the responsibility of caring for our kids and our parents at the same time. It's a path filled with a curious combination of blessings and stress. It is a blessing as the family is able to spend more time together across generations making...

If the heat is on outdoors, follow these cool walking tips to make the most of your climate and maintain your walking routine. 1. Choose a COOL time of day. Know your local climate. Dawn is best, although it comes early in June and July. In...

More than 54 million Americans who are labeled overweight or obese according to their body mass index (BMI), a weight-to-height ratio, are actually healthy, says a new study in the International Journal of Obesity. Wondering where you stand? Check into these digits instead. Waist circumference If your belly...

Soon picnic baskets and coolers will be overflowing, colorful smoke bombs will be used as bug repellent and family gatherings will be color-coded with the red, white and blue. Fourth of July weekend is a time to celebrate the United States of America with family...

It can be a heated topic among veggie lovers: Is the raw or cooked version nutritionally superior? On one hand, raw food enthusiasts will have you thinking that cooking leaches all key vitamins from vegetables and destroys beneficial live enzymes. But, like most things, it's...

For most kids, there's really nothing quite like the end of the school year. Classes, homework, and any formal schedule are pretty much done, and the biggest concern is figuring out what to do with all that free time. Though lazing around in front of...

As a working mom, my schedule doesn’t allow for much downtime. My “me time” is relegated to the 45 minute commute to and from the office each day. However, I’ve always had a lot of energy and I was an over-scheduled kid, so I’m used to...

Being helpful is a nice thing and all, but it’s also exhausting. So much so, in fact, that research has shown that offering to help your co-workers too frequently can actually make you worse at your job. Even just being on the receiving end of a colleague’s...

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