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Does It Matter What Time of Day You Exercise?

Factors like temperature, energy levels and sleep quality play a role in determining whether working out in the morning or evening is best for you

Do Lactation Cookies Work To Improve Milk Production?

If you’re not getting enough calories, these cookies may help — but a balanced diet is a better way to increase milk supply

Is It Safe To Use Tanning Pills?

The results aren’t great, and the risks — like vision problems — aren’t worth it

Mental Health in Athletes: Breaking the Stigma

A more open conversation on athletes and their mental health needs is overdue

Summertime Safety

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How Long Can Cookout Food Sit Out?

Once perishable food hits the table, it’s typically good for about two hours

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12 Summer Health Risks To Watch Out For

From bug bites and blisters to sunstroke and swimming safety, here’s how to stay well this season

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Best Ways To Protect Your Hair From Sun Damage

Along with hats and scarves, a hair sunblock can protect your hair from the sun

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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Dry Fasting: Why You Should Avoid It

This no-water trend increases your risk of dehydration, as well as other issues

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Is Sourdough Bread Healthy for You?

Sourdough can be healthier than some other bread choices — but that doesn’t give it ‘health food’ status

Common Concerns

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5 Ways To Increase HDL

Lifestyle adjustments can help you raise your HDL, the ‘good’ cholesterol

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Why Your Eyes Are Always Red (and How To Fix Them)

Peepers get pink for lots of reasons, from allergies to closed-angle glaucoma

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Why Losing 10 Pounds in a Month Isn’t the Right Goal

Rapid weight loss isn’t sustainable or healthy — for weight loss success, focus on long-term solutions

Taking Care of Family

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Sugar: How Bad Are Sweets for Your Kids?

Too much added sugar early in life is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes

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Relactation 101: How To Induce Lactation After You’ve Stopped

Relactation can reproduce breast milk after two to four weeks

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Baby-Led Weaning: What You Need To Know

Letting your baby feed themself foods the whole family enjoys has its benefits — but stick to softer foods and follow safe-eating guidelines

Recent Articles

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July 24, 2024/Exercise & Fitness
What Are Primal Movement Workouts?

Primal movement exercises are based on moves our ancestors used in daily life, like lunging, twisting and bending

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July 24, 2024/Parenting
How To Discipline a Child Who Won’t Listen

Setting specific expectations and praising good behavior are crucial to cultivating discipline

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July 24, 2024/Nutrition
What Can Vitamin E Do for You?

The essential nutrient can benefit your immune system, eyes and skin while lowering disease risk

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July 22, 2024/Nutrition
Is Zucchini Good for You?

Packed with fiber and other nutrients, zucchini can boost your immune system and help you cut calories

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July 22, 2024/Skin Care & Beauty
What To Expect During a Full-Body Skin Cancer Screening

During an annual exam, your provider will check for any moles or spots that have changed in size, color or shape

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What Is the Fight, Flight, Freeze or Fawn Response?

In response to stress or danger, your brain responds by either defending itself, running away, stopping or reconciling

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July 19, 2024/Sex & Relationships
Can You Get an STI From Kissing?

Some sexually transmitted infections, like the herpes simplex virus and cytomegalovirus, can be transmitted through saliva and kissing

Living With Chronic Conditions