Recipe: Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs

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These too-easy sweet and sour meatballs are the perfect appetizer for your next party. Bonus: they're kid-pleasing too!

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6 Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays (Slideshow)

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As you make your final holiday preparations — shopping, cooking, traveling — keep these simple tips in mind.

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Don’t Take the Holidays Too Much to Heart

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We tend to overdo during the holiday season, causing extra stress on the heart. So ’tis also the season for more heart-related trips to the emergency room. Watch for these signs of trouble.

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A Recovering Alcoholic’s Guide to the Holidays

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Holiday parties create a potential minefield for recovering alcoholics. Be mindful of contextual situations associated with drinking and extreme emotions stirred up by the season that can trigger relapse.

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Quick Yoga Moves to Help Ease Holiday Stress (Video)

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During the hectic holiday season, your stress levels tend to ramp up. So this is a perfect time to quiet the mind and body with yoga. Most of us practice yoga every day, we just don’t call it that.

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Do You Have Cancer? 7 Tips to a Better Holiday

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When cancer becomes a part of your life, holiday spirit can be hard to come by. Clinical Nurse Specialist Josette Snyder offers strategies that may help.

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3 Ways to Teach Kids About Giving

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The holidays are an opportunity to teach your children about the importance — and joy — of giving back to the community. The benefits of these lessons go way beyond childhood, too. Find some tips to introducing the importance of giving back, even from a young age.

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5 Holiday Shopping Tips to Protect Your Kids

Tags: Be Well e-News, children’s health, holiday season, safety, toy safety

You’ve got your shopping list in hand — and mapped out the shortest route with the least traffic between every toy store in the city. But with all the season’s excitement, don’t forget to double check that your gifts age-appropriate and safe picks.

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Stay Joyful: 7 Ways to Ease Holiday Stress

Tags: Be Well e-News, behavior, holiday season, stress

It’s easy to let holiday stress get the best of you. But, it doesn’t have to (and shouldn’t) be that way. Follow these expert tips for keeping the good tidings in your season.

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Recipe: Holiday Gingersnaps (Infographic)

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You don’t need all the food coloring, thick frosting and sprinkles for a cookie to be festive. Our holiday gingersnaps are proof! With just enough spice and sweetness, these healthier holiday cookies are sure to make your “nice list.”