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Sweet potatoes: adding flavor and nutrition to traditional dishes

March 27, 2011

(ARA) - What's sweet, filling, can be used in many types of cooking and contains no fat, saturated fat, trans fat or cholesterol? The answer is sweet potatoes, a traditional, yet often overlooked component in traditional American cu...

Your gut can help you stay healthy

March 21, 2011

When you get the flu or a cold, you know you've come into contact with a virus that's settled into your body and set up house. But did you know your gut and the bacteria living there could prevent a virus from sticking around an...

Living life in the fast lane with diabetes

March 17, 2011

(ARA) - In 1933, a driver at the famed Indianapolis 500 was pulled off the starting line and not allowed to compete because he had diabetes. Now, in the 100th year of this iconic race, Charlie Kimball is making history as the fi...

Safety tips for your baby’s pacifier

March 14, 2011

(ARA) - The pacifier is possibly the smallest item you will need for your newborn. And in the world of mega-travel systems and digital video monitors, it is arguably the least expensive "necessity" you will buy for your baby. Wh...

Motorcycle accessories provide fun, storage and safety for your ride

March 9, 2011

Motorcycle accessories aren't just about making your ride more stylish, or even more enjoyable; they can also be important safety enhancements. Some of those accessories include motorcycle safety gear like helmets, leather or heavy...

Spring health tips for smart parents

March 7, 2011

Spring has arrived and as the sun warms each day, you are spending more time outdoors with your children. It's a wonderful idea to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air and outdoor playtime, but it's also important to...

Angry on the road? Tips to avoid rage behind the wheel

March 7, 2011

How many times have you gripped the steering wheel in anger when a driver cuts you off? Or honked the horn to get the attention of someone drifting into your lane because he's too busy fumbling with a mobile phone or the radio to...

How to make dining out fresh, healthy and affordable for families

March 6, 2011

(ARA) - There are times when pulling together a meal at home isn't in the cards; and finding time to cook a meal and gather everyone around the table is just too hard. The easiest time-saving solution is going out to eat, but th...

Game on: Controlling breathing conditions to stay active through sports and exercise

March 2, 2011

(ARA) - Difficulty breathing. Wheezing. Chest tightness. Coughing. Symptoms like these are most often related to asthma and can be caused by a number of factors including pollen, dust, allergies or smoke. However, when these sy...

What type of nursing degree works for you?

February 15, 2011

For folks who love to help and care for people, nursing can be a gratifying career option. If you are considering starting your training to become a nurse, now is a great time to do so. Nursing careers are expected to expand at...

Earlier diagnosis and support can make a big difference for women with fibromyalgia, survey finds

February 14, 2011

(ARA) - A new national survey reveals the private, prolonged, physical and emotional struggles that women with fibromyalgia face, in part because it can take several years for them to be diagnosed. Most sufferers (85 percent) co...

Fuzzy, fun and family-friendly: Secrets of the amazing kiwifruit

February 9, 2011

(ARA) - The first time you saw a kiwifruit in your grocery store did you think it was a lemon gone wrong? Or perhaps you thought it was a new, smaller, odd-looking variety of pear. The truth is the kiwifruit isn't just a fruit, it...

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