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How to Keep Babies Safe from Germs

September 2nd, 2014

Cruising around on all fours, babies can easily scoot from one room of the house to the next. Their little hands and feet climb over different surfaces and obstacles in the house and can collect germs along the way. This can be frightening and stressful, but before you quarantine entire rooms of the house, you might be interested to know that some germs...

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Age Is A Gift - How To Appreciate Being A Senior

August 14th, 2014

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be," wrote Robert Browning, an English Victorian poet.Although some aspects of pop culture seem to fight against aging, Browning has the right idea. In a society that continuously seeks the fountain of youth at the end of a scalpel or in a cosmetic bottle, you may lose sight of all the benefits your experience as a...

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Staying Fit From Home

July 28th, 2014

Throughout all stages of life, it is important to maintain your health and wellness. Staying fit is a big part of that. As children and teens, sports provide a great jumpstart to a fit life, but once we hit adulthood it can be hard to fit proper exercise into our daily routines. Once you have to balance time with your spouse, the kids, work and friends, going to the gym...

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Not So Appetizing Ingredients in Everyday Foods

July 28th, 2014

Unfortunately, modern food processing practices are meant to increase the shelf life of products above anything else. This means that unsavory ingredients may be sneaking their way into your diet through your favorite supposedly-healthy foods without you even realizing they're there. Food manufacturers feel they need to use unhealthy preservatives because there is no...

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A Guide To Basic First Aid Tips

July 28th, 2014

Emergencies can happen at any time and it is important to be prepared. Knowledge of basic first aid is an important skill to have, especially if you are the caretaker for children or the elderly. By learning just a few simple techniques, you could prevent a potentially disastrous situation.Build your first-aid kit It is important to have access to a basic first-aid kit....

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How To Soothe Bug Bites Naturally

July 28th, 2014

Nothing can ruin a beautiful day and drive you inside faster than an infestation of bugs. Whether it be spiders, mosquitos or any other insect, no one wants to stay out with them around. In addition to being a general nuisance, many bugs bite or sting. They can leave behind painful or itchy red welts. Bug bites can be hard to avoid when spending time outside, but there are...

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Margarine vs. butter: Which is healthier?

June 30th, 2014

In today's world, it can be difficult to make food choices based on health. It seems as though every night news anchors are reporting something different, contradicting what that they have previously said. One of the biggest questions that many have is about the effects of butter on our bodies. Some people, although they love it, will forgo their butter and bread for...

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Close by Companions - Tips for Being a Good Neighbor

June 30th, 2014

The term "neighbors" should mean more than just a group of people who live in the same neighborhood. It should mean close friends who live nearby and can be relied on. In order to establish this friendly feeling in your community, consider a few of these tips.Find something in common CBS noted that a good way to become acquainted with your neighbors is to find...

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Antioxidants And Other Health Benefits Of Blueberries

June 23rd, 2014

We're so used to hearing that the foods we love are likely to make us sick that the health benefits of blueberries are almost too good to be true. What other berries are used in so many delicious foods? Blueberry pancakes and muffins, a sweet sauce added to ice cream or just eaten by the handful - these are favorites year-round, not just during summer when blueberries are...

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Face Your Fears About Going To The Dentist

June 17th, 2014

For some children, stepping into a dentist's chair can seem like a scene from a monster movie. All they see is ominous-looking machinery hovering above them while they sit in a chair that's much too big for them. In such an uncomfortable position, they're probably feeling there's no way to escape.This is hardly a happy memory from childhood, so it's no...

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