health and wellness

  1. Sleep

    13 Annoying things that happen when you’re trying to sleep

    You're so tired that from the second your alarm goes off, you spend the entire day dreaming about your bed and how glorious it will...
  2. Conditions

    Colon cancer awareness receives a social media buttlift

    Butt. Hiney. Tuckus. Ass. No matter what you call it, your rear end deserves respect. It puts up with a lot of... well, you know....
  3. More Parenting Advice

    How yoga can make you a better parent

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    As I navigate the sometimes treacherous waters of motherhood, I am often looking for a place of both contentment and stability. I...
  4. Nutrition & Diet Tips

    The worst processed foods for your body

    It's a lot of work to change your nutritional habits. Take one step at a time. Begin with this simple list of the worst processed...
  5. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    Get your coffee fix without the caffeine

    For those who can't tolerate coffee, there's still hope. These coffee alternatives might not be the real thing, but they're...
  6. Conditions

    Crowdsourcing as the next health care solution

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    Is crowdsourcing a viable option to take charge of your health? Should you go online to share information or verify your doctor's...
  7. Children's Health

    Eat right to sail through cold and flu season unscathed

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    Like it or not, cold and flu season is here. It seems as if someone is always sniffling, sneezing and otherwise under the weather....
  8. Children's Health

    15 Holistic ways to prevent sickness

    While a flu shot is always a good idea, it's not the only way to protect yourself from illness. Nutritious eats, natural...
  9. Children's Health

    How to avoid your child's germs

    When a child catches a cold or flu, it's a given that Mom's the next one to get the bug, right? Not necessarily. Take precautions...
  10. Children's Health

    10 Natural ways to improve your child's health

    Thankfully, we live in a nation with access to top-notch medical care for our kids, but most of a child's growth into a healthy...
  11. Dieting & Nutrition

    Do you have the belly fat gene?

    Researchers have found five more genes that are specifically linked to having a higher waist-to-hip ratio.
  12. Health & Wellness

    6 Ways to be sick less often in 2014

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    Occasional illnesses are just a fact of life, but you don't need to let germs have their way with you. Keep nasty bugs at bay with...
  13. Sleep

    How your late nights may cause early death

    Missing out on your ZZZs? Careful — a new study finds that it can affect your genes, cause health problems and may even trigger an...
  14. Exercise & Fitness

    5 Cardio workouts you can do at home

    You don't need a gym membership or a walking-friendly neighborhood to improve your heart health and master your metabolism. While...
  15. Parenting

    Essential vitamins for families

    As parents, we do a lot to make sure our kids are feeling happy and healthy. When it comes to vitamins and minerals, conflicting...
  16. Food & Recipes

    Quick ways to boost your child's protein intake

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    Do you worry that your kids aren't getting enough protein in their daily diet? Some days, it may seem that they eat nothing but...
  17. Food & Recipes

    Healthy ingredient substitutions for family meals

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    Healthy cooking doesn't mean forsaking flavor or saying goodbye to satisfying meals. Sensible substitutions for high-calorie...
  18. Food & Recipes

    10 Strategies for healthy family meals

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    Feeding your family healthy meals doesn't mean you have to jam-pack your already busy schedule with extra shopping and hours of food...
  19. Health & Wellness

    How to stay fit during and after pregnancy

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    I've always found exercise to be a challenge, but when I became pregnant, I knew I had to commit to a healthy lifestyle. Here's my...
  20. Wellness

    10 Health resolutions you probably overlook but shouldn't

    "Eat right! Exercise more! Lose 10 pounds!" These types of New Year's resolutions abound in January, but their proliferation...