6 Inexpensive Ways to Stay in Shape

If you want to get in shape but don’t want to break the bank, never fear. You don’t have to invest in a costly gym membership. You don’t need to buy the latest high-tech treadmill or elliptical machine for your home. You just need some ideas — and motivation. Cleveland Clinic Sports Health exercise physiologist … Read More

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Multivitamins: Are They Worth It?

If you’ve taken daily multivitamins for years, you’re not alone — about 40 percent of Americans do. In 2009, we spent $27 billion on multivitamins, and today we probably spend even more. But do multivitamins work? Experts disagree. Some think that multivitamins supply nutrients missing from our diets. Others think that multivitamins are a crutch … Read More

Teach ‘Stranger Danger’ in 4 Easy Steps

You want your child to be independent, but safe. Unless you talk to your child about “Stranger Danger,” it may be hard to know when to use caution vs. trust. Discussing Stranger Danger is a must whether your child is entering preschool or high school, says pediatrician Alan H. Rosenthal, MD. Kidnapping can happen when … Read More

Bad Mood? Look to Your Food

If you’re suffering from a bad mood, what you eat can help. Here’s what to eat (and what to avoid) to help you see things on the sunnier side.

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Acupuncture for Kids

Acupuncture has surprising advantages for kids with health problems. One of the biggest? Few side effects. “A lot of kids are medication-sensitive, and acupuncture doesn’t have the side effects of medication,” explains Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Benjamin Katholi, MD. Another advantage is fewer doctor visits. “We can address multiple symptoms … Read More