Summer grilling

Test Your Barbecue IQ

Tags: diet, grilling, healthy diet, nutrition, step into spring

The arrival of Memorial Day means it's time to fire up the grill. Armed with the right information, you can make better choices at virtually any grill event.

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Allergies? Why You Might Develop Asthma This Spring

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Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.

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Spring Allergies: 8 Top Ways to Help Your Child

Tags: allergies, asthma, asthma attack, asthmatic, Be Well e-News, celebrate spring, cough, pollen, seasonal allergies, step into spring, wheezing

It's the time of year when allergies become a nuisance for your child. Learn about spring allergy symptoms and treatments for children, including pollen avoidance and OTC medication strategies.

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How to Ease Your Heart Into Spring

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If you've spent the winter months hibernating, there’s no need to rush back outside and overdo it in the yard. Start now to prepare your heart for milder temperatures that are on the way.

Allergy eye drops can be a health risk if injested.

Allergy Drops and Young Kids: Dangerous Combo

Tags: allergies, allergy medications, child safety, eye drops, nasal congestion, step into spring

Eye drops and nasal sprays are constant companions of allergy sufferers. But they’re toxic to kids when ingested, and most don’t have child-safe caps. Here’s how parents can keep their kids safe this allergy season.

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How to Childproof Your Garage

Tags: child safety, step into spring

It’s time to start cleaning out your garage. While you’re sweeping and tossing, don’t forget to childproof the space by keeping these hazardous items locked and out of reach from curious kids.

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5 Ways to Spring Into Health (Slideshow)

Tags: allergies, celebrate spring, exercise, food, gardening, grilling, healthy diet, step into spring

Spring means many things, from new beginnings to outdoor weather to allergies. Use these tips to make the most of the good and the best of the bad.

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Fresh Start: 5 Foods to Try This Spring (Slideshow)

Tags: diet, food, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, nutrition, step into spring

Spring is a time for new beginnings, so why not add some new options to your diet? Get a fresh start with these five foods.

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Prevent Misery: Treat Spring Allergies Early

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Spring allergy season is right around the corner. Get a jump on controlling that sneezing and snuffling — begin your nasal steroid spray or antihistamines a few weeks ahead of time for better control of your symptoms.

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Kids and Adults: Survive Spring Allergy Season

Tags: allergies, celebrate spring, hay fever, step into spring

We all love the beauty of spring, but it may also mean the beginning of months of misery for allergy sufferers, grown-ups and kids alike. Here are some tips to help cope.