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Top 10 Ways to Get Kids to Be Active

Give Kids the Opportunity to Be Active – Take the time to play with your children. Five minutes here, 10 minutes there makes all the difference. Try to plan family walks when you can, and even though it may be sedentary, watch ballgames on television with your children, as it builds interest in a physical activity. During the game, every time a commercial comes on, exercise with your children.

Vacation First Aid

Before you head off on a summer road trip, put together a first-aid kit. Think basic and then pack your first-aid supplies in a handy, portable case that will fit easily into your car or suitcase. 

Aged Garlic Extract Is Awesome

OK, so you’ve used garlic countless times to ward off vampires. Who amongst us hasn’t?

Sinus Soothers

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the air-filled cavities in the head and face. This condition can result from bacterial, viral, or fungal infection—or it may stem from an allergy. In acknowledgement of the inter-relationship between the nasal and sinus passages, otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat specialists) often refer to the condition as “rhinosinusitis.”

Facials in Four Simple Steps

You don’t need costly spa services to give your skin what it needs to look fresh, healthy, and restored. The only necessary investments are time and a few quality products. Follow these simple tips for weekly at-home facials that will keep skin glowing—at an affordable price.

Blueberry Benefits

Remember the fun you had picking berries as a child? (One for you, one for the pail, one for you . . .)

Foods that Protect Against Breast Cancer

Olive oil: A healthy dietary fat, olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats and antioxidants. An analysis of cancer studies over the last 11 years found that high intake of olive oil correlated to lower odds of developing any type of cancer—including breast cancer. 

Early Musical Training May Aid Speech Development

Those piano lessons you had as a kid can pay off later in life. Researchers have found the strongest evidence yet that musical training in youth can help prevent declines in the ability to comprehend speech. 

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