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Goodness in a Glass: 3 Fruity Breakfast Drinks for Busy People

Ever since I began using my blender to whip up fruit-based shakes and smoothies, I have not had to miss out on breakfast, which is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. Each morning, I walk …

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How Healthy is Your Family’s Emotional Well-Being?

During the summer while children are out of school, families are spending more time together.   Take this survey to check your family's emotional well-being. Track the numbers that correspond to yo…

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7 Fruits and Vegetables That Boost Your Immune System

  With cold and flu season just around the corner, now it's more important than ever to get your immune system in the best shape you can. Getting enough sleep and exercise, and keeping your st…

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Are You Caring or Overcaring?

Hopefully, we all have someone who meant a lot to us in our life — a mentor, friend or family member. Recall how you felt when they showed how much they cared. I remember my older sister Sue, who sinc…

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11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes

This year my husband and I planted 18 varieties of heirloom tomatoes.  We also made a long distance move.  Our tomatoes were in the ground even before we opened most of the boxes, which may sound absu…

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Boogers May Be Good for You

Photo Courtesy of:  iStockphoto / Thinkstock If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the nastyť habit of nose-picking -- and booger-eating -- be more san…

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The Not-So-Dirty Truth About Dirt

“Stop! You're getting grass stains all over your pants!” “Dear, please get that mud off your hands!” “What are you doing?! No, you can’t eat mud pies!” How many children have heard these word…

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Natural Ways to Help Your Immune System

December is always a busy month — perhaps the busiest of the year — which makes it all the more important to hang on to your health. That can be easier said than done, however, and it's hard to know w…

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Boost Your Immune System with Zinc

Need to fight a cold? Heal a persistent wound? You might want to check out the powerful mineral zinc!…

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A Surprising Medical Benefit of Sex

Sex can keep you healthier, really! Watch this for a quick tip.…

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