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How To Help Children With Restless Legs Syndrome

Regular exercise, an iron-rich diet, adequate sleep and bedtime routines that include a warm bath or massage may help with your kid’s RLS

Are Pickles Good for You?

Pickles are low in fat and calories and rich in some vitamins and minerals, but they’re usually high in sodium

How To Be More Confident and Improve Your Self-Esteem

Ignore the negative self-talk, practice positive affirmations and remember, you’re not perfect — and that’s OK!

7 Reasons You’re Having Nightmares

Stress, alcohol, sleep apnea and (you guessed it!) scary movies are a few common causes of bad dreams

You First: Why Women’s Health Matters

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Well-Woman Exams: Who Needs Them and What To Expect

Annual preventive exams will do more than just check your health ‘down there’

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Got Mom Guilt? Here’s How To Navigate It

Caring for your own well-being and setting manageable expectations can dispel that feeling

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Defining Women’s Health

Inclusion is at the heart of women’s health

Tips for a Healthy Spring

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Grab Your Tweezers: Here’s How to Safely Remove a Tick

Using blunt-tipped tweezers, pull the critter up gently to remove it from your kid’s skin and then bag it to take to a healthcare provider for identification

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How To Tame Your Spring Allergies

Reduce the impact of seasonal sniffles by starting your medications ahead of time

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Love Outdoor Workouts and Sports? Don’t Forget Your Sunscreen

Make sure you use a high SPF formula, apply enough and reapply throughout the day

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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5 Ways Konjac Can Help Boost Your Health

The glucomannan fiber in konjac can be good for your digestion, heart, weight loss and more

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Recipe: Home-Baked Garlic Pita Chips

Crunchy, yummy, healthy and easy

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Bank on Barley for a Health Boost

Eating this grain could help keep tabs on your appetite and protect against diabetes and cancer

Common Concerns

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Restless? Try These Bedtime Teas for Better Sleep

Chamomile, lavender and valerian root teas may offer a faster route to dreamland

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Resentment: How It Can Creep In and Take Hold

The key to letting go of resentment is unpacking complex emotions and learning how to express them

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7 Tips for Treating Dry Skin on Your Face

Deal with dry skin by preserving your skin’s moisture, using moisturizing products and taking preventive action

Taking Care of Family

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Baby Go-Time: Advice for Dads and Other Support People

Plan ahead, pack that bag, be attentive and be an advocate

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Sexting: The Risks and How To Talk to Your Children About It

Sexting has become all too common among kids, putting them at risk for bullying, blackmailing and human trafficking

Recent Articles

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May 21, 2024/Nutrition
Grounded in Reality: Does Coffee Dehydrate You?

Coffee is made up of mostly water, but it’s the caffeine you have to look out for

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May 21, 2024/Sleep
Should You Be Keeping a Dream Journal?

Recording your dreams may help you become more mindful, understand your thought patterns, process your emotions and even reduce your stress

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Recipe: Turkey Burgers With Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Cream

A twist on the classic burger, full of amazing flavor

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May 21, 2024/Parenting
10 Ways to Practice Self-Care as a Parent

Move your body, spend time with other adults and practice gratitude to help regain your sense of self

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May 20, 2024/Nutrition
4 Reasons To Give Shirataki (Miracle) Noodles a Try

Fiber-rich shirataki noodles may improve blood sugar, aid in digestion and help with weight loss

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May 20, 2024/Mental Health
Anxiety Has Its Benefits — But Only in Healthy Doses

A healthy amount of anxiety can keep you safe from harm and motivate you to take action

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May 20, 2024/Digestive
What To Eat When You Have Diverticular Disease

Reducing inflammation is key when you’re in a flare-up, but so is having a preventive nutritional plan in place when you’re not

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May 20, 2024/Primary Care
Should You Pee on a Jellyfish Sting?

This persistent myth isn’t true and can actually cause more pain than relief

Living With Chronic Conditions