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Tips to Avoid Backpack Injuries

As you make your way through your back-to-school checklist, there's one item that could directly affect your child's health. The backpack. While style, color, and the latest "in" logos may be uppermos…

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Back-to-School Anxiety: A Parent’s Guide

Back-to-School anxiety hits students of all ages. But you and your children don't have to suffer in silence. Dr. Victor Schwartz, associate professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and…

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The Ingredient to Avoid if You Want a Sharp Brain

This week, researchers revealed a study damning soda for yet another reason: it interferes with brain function in young people. High-fructose corn syrup (and to a lesser extent, sucrose) was the fo…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isnít just a matter of popping calcium supplements.† Itís important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:† boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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5 Most Addictive & Unhealthy Foods

We all eat unhealthy foods... sometimes. But to be addicted is another story. Some foods are a losing battle, as their chemical composition urges you to eat and crave more and more, loading on the …

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3 Homemade Ice Cream Popsicles (Delicious & Vegan)

If youíre trying to beat the heat and enjoy an occasional treat, here are three healthy and nutritious options without all the added sugar and chemicals found in most commercially-prepared treats. …

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9 Great Ways To Hide Vegetables In A Meal

When it comes to the food I serve my family, I lie through my teeth. My husband won't eat onions, which he loves but fears will make his breath stink. I, on the other hand, can't cook (or …

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A Surprising Hazard of Sitting All Day

Who would have guessed that a natural posture could be so dangerous to our health?† According to researchers from the University of Regensburg, Germany, a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of cer…

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6 Super Snacks to Grab During the Work Week

Life is hectic.†Study after study concludes that people are trying to do too much in too little time and it is taking its toll.† Unfortunately, most people try to gain the time back by skipping meals …

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This Dad’s ‘Feminist Father’ Shirt Went Viral

A change of pace from the dad-waiting-up-with-a-shotgun stereotype: A photo of a New Jersey dad wearing a feminist T-shirt has gone viral, with many expressing support for its message. Kristine Speare…

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