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Know What’s in Your Drink Whether we admit it or not, most of us are soda drinkers. According to the recent report of the Centers for Disease Control, about 30 percent of American adults still consume this sugary beverage. While some drink only ...
Keeping your hands clean is the easiest and most efficient way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs / diseases to others. As kids, we were always reminded by our parents or teachers to wash our hands as frequently as possible—especially ...
The national childhood obesity rate in the U.S. is around 17%. Since 1980, obesity rates in children have tripled and start in earlier ages. In general, focusing on small, permanent changes in diet and exercise to help a child reach and maintain an ...
As summer winds down and the school year approaches, your mind is probably turning to your child’s back to school checklist. Whether your child is simply returning to school, entering school for the first time, transferring schools, or ...
The Benefits of Handling Food Safely Though food safety is often associated with professional chefs and restaurants, proper food handling has some great benefits for the home kitchen as well. In general, handling food safely allows you to enjoy the ...
Addressing Common Confusion When people experience congestion, stuffy or runny noses, they are quick to retrieve cold medicine or allergy medication. In general, people are fairly confident about diagnosing themselves in simple cases. A recent study ...
One of the leading causes of absenteeism for children is asthma. As more and more children are diagnosed with asthma, school attendance will continue to suffer if parents don’t intervene. Your child deserves to have the chance to do well in ...
Everyone knows that staying hydrated is incredibly important to your health. Water is a major part of the body’s functions, participating in nearly every process. It’s present in the muscles, the bones, the fat, the brain, and all other ...