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5 Tips to Help You Choose and Give Safe Holiday Toys

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

If you're buying toys for youngsters this holiday season, don’t forget to make sure that your gifts are age-appropriate and safe. Here's expert advice on making wise choices.


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How to Deal With Dirty Money and Hidden Credit Card Germs (Video)

Tags: germs, holiday season, holidays, hygiene, staph infection

You know all that money you’re spending over the holidays? It’s jam-packed with germs. So keep your hands clean and your credit cards wiped down.


How dirty is the movie theater?

Movie Plans? 5 Tips for Infection Protection (Infographic)

Tags: cold, germs, holiday season, holidays, virus

When you take the family to a holiday blockbuster, it’s fun to be frightened by on-screen predators. But remember to take precautions against microscopic organisms that may be lurking in the theater.


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5 Foods That Can Beat Your Holiday Hangover

Tags: alcohol, hangovers, holiday season, holidays

Sports drink? Check. Fruit? Check. Gingerbread house? Of course. How to survive the morning after.


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Best Holiday Stress-Busting Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients, Families

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, holiday season, holidays, stress

Following simple tips can help make the holidays happier and less stressful for loved ones living with Alzheimer’s Disease.


If you want to be heart-healthy this Thanksgiving, consider these tips from our Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians for preparing lighter versions of your favorite foods.

Thanksgiving Dinner: Serve This, Not That (Infographic)

Tags: healthy eating, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

Overeating Thanksgiving dinner has become a national pastime. Learn how to lighten the calories and fat in the traditional foods you love.


4 Steps for Safe Preparation of Your Holiday Bird (Infographic)

Thanksgiving Time: Know the Steps for Preparing the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner and your turkey is safety stored in the freezer. Soon you're going to need to start thinking about preparation. You'll want to follow these four easy steps to cooking a healthy and delicious turkey dinner.


9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

Tags: diet soda, holiday season, holidays, portion size, saturated fat, snacks, soda

Movie theater snacks can be hazardous for your health. The sizes are larger than recommended servings (by a lot)! The best strategy for going to the movies? Try not to go hungry! But if you must munch on something, follow these tips.


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Thanksgiving Time: What You Need to Know When Shopping For the Turkey (Infographic)

Tags: fall, food safety, holiday season, infographic, Thanksgiving

There is a lot to consider when you are shopping for a turkey. Read this shopping primer to make the right choice for your family and guests.


Recipe: Quick, Healthy Guacamole

Recipes: 7 Easy Party Dips

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, holiday season, holidays, party, Recipes, snacking

People love dips. They're always a hit, whether creamy or chunky. Below we present seven distinctly different dip recipes that are healthy, delicious and easy to make for your next get together.