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Our mission as healthcare providers and educators is to improve the health and healthcare of those worldwide. In order to support this mission, we must think critically in our everyday work and activities. Critical thinking is defined by Webster as “the objective analysis of facts...

  The holiday season is upon us and is not slowing down!  The holidays are a special time of the year filled with celebrations, family, friends, traveling and much more.  With these occasions, come added responsibilities and potential stressors that could weaken the immune system. A weakened...

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...

It’s up to us parents to pass on the basic skills our kids will need to be successful adults. Like being able to swim, do their own laundry, or cook a healthy meal. The real question is when should you teach them? Here are age-by-age guidelines...

Virtually every kid has left homework on the kitchen table or a lacrosse stick in the trunk at some point during childhood. But doesn’t any good parent turn the car around or run the assignment to school? Absolutely not, argues Jessica Lahey, a middle-school teacher, parent, and...

Mothers shape us. 1. You learn the value of independence. You don’t need a man to save you or anyone to take care of you, you learn by example from strong mothers. You learn  that you are capable of living a full and happy life without having...

Fitness should be timeless, and a lifelong commitment. However, fitness should also be fun. As a mother of a toddler and now a newborn, I love to watch the little ones' attitudes toward fitness. It is just part of...

First, let's review the symptoms.According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a depressed teen will experience the same symptoms of depression as adults (profound feelings of unhappiness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, relentless fatigue, etc.), but those symptoms manifest...

Your Guide to Frugal Cheer Finding it hard to feel festive when all you can think about is that fat credit card bill or those student loans you're (still) paying off? Unfortunately, you're not alone: three in four American households are currently saddled...

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