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How to stay safe during a thunderstorm

Lightning is a fascinating spectacle. The average lightning bolt can heat the air to temperatures five times hotter than the sun, the heat it generates causes vibrations resulting in the sound of ...
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Carbon Monoxide "The Quiet Killer" in Your Home

Carbon monoxide (CO) doesn’t smell, doesn’t taste, is invisible, and is soundless CO poisoning is life-threatening! Go directly to a hospital Emergency Department, not your local urgent ...
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The Do's and Don'ts of Baby-Led Weaning

You’ve likely heard about baby-led weaning from other parents in your community. What is it, and is it right for you and your baby? Baby-led weaning has been around for centuries in many ...
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5 Fun Ways to Get Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Tips to get kids to brush their teeth "Have you brushed your teeth?" may seem like an innocent question, but many parents know it can incite complaining, whining or bedtime battles with kids ...
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3 Surprising Things That Are Changing How Women Deliver Babies

Expectant moms have more options than ever for their birth plans. Women have been giving birth since the dawn of humanity, but as times change, so does the labor and delivery process. The way women ...
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Like it or Not, It May Be Time to Retire Your Trusty Toothbrush

Nothing can be simpler than brushing your teeth, right? It would seem that way until you’re in the toothbrush aisle at your favorite store and are overwhelmed by options. So, for everyone who ...
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Habits of Healthy Grocery Shoppers You Ought to Imitate - Part 2

How to be cart-smart and read between the lines of a food label. In this second part of our interview with Ruby Schuler, RD, registered dietitian at Queen of the Valley Wellness Center, we learn how ...
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Habits of Healthy Grocery Shoppers You Ought to Imitate - Part 1

Get ahead of the grocery game and plan your menu before setting foot in the supermarket. If you are a mom or a dad who knows how important it is to introduce your families to healthier home-cooked ...
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Seven-Year Gut Gum and Other Tales We're Debunking Right Now

You caught a cold because you went outside with wet hair. Grandpa got arthritis from cracking his knuckles too much. George Jr. has a pimple because he ate chocolate. We all love medical myths. They ...
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Foods that Make You Want to Overeat-and What to Eat Instead

All calories aren’t created equal. Ditch convenience foods for whole fruits and vegetables, whole grains and plant-based proteins. Not only is overeating an issue for one-third of adult ...
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