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The truth about the flu: It’s more serious than you think

December 5, 2010

(ARA) - Martin McGowan was a healthy, athletic 15-year-old with a passion for baseball. After his high school baseball tryouts in early February 2005, Martin was exhausted and said his legs hurt from running. He went to bed, an...

Parents’ best-kept secrets to delivering the good stuff to kids

December 1, 2010

(ARA) - "Eat your vegetables!" has been the mantra of the frustrated parents of picky eaters for generations. And the encouragement is needed now more than ever as recent research from the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md...

Make your holidays brighter by tackling seasonal stress

November 29, 2010

(ARA) - When the holiday hubbub hits your family, it can hit hard. The stress of organizing a family gathering, dealing with mall crowds while shopping for gifts and trying to keep your budget balanced can make it challenging to...

Simple tips to help keep heartburn off your guest list during the holidays

November 29, 2010

(ARA) - From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, the holiday season is filled with delight, not to mention potential triggers for the more than 50 million Americans suffering from frequent heartburn (symptoms occurring more than on...

Four essential tips for a safe and festive holiday

November 28, 2010

Your halls are decked and the stockings have been hung, what now? If you're one of the 6.3 million Americans set to travel this holiday season, you're likely off to spend time with friends or family. Other families choose to ho...

Put healthy indulgence on your list this holiday season

November 22, 2010

(ARA) - Pie, cookies, peppermint - you name the sweet, and it's surely no stranger to the holiday season. For many, this time of year means extra indulgence and, consequentially, extra inches added to the waistline. You may be...

Stay safe at the shopping mall this holiday season

November 22, 2010

It may be the season to be jolly, but it's also the season to be careful. The Christmas season is the busiest time of year for thieves, according to a recent crime scene blog. Thieves know the malls will be packed with people scrambling to get their ...

Helping children cope with cancer treatment

November 21, 2010

(ARA) - As frightening as a cancer diagnosis is for any adult, it can be infinitely more terrifying for parents hearing the dreaded diagnosis applied to their child's illness. Parents of children with cancer not only must make da...

How to make a car emergency kit

November 17, 2010

When you're on a road trip or just heading off to work for the day, the last thing you want is car trouble that strands you on the side of the road. If you keep your car stocked with emergency supplies, you may be able to fix...

Probiotic supplements replenish the good bacteria in your body and help you to feel better

November 10, 2010

'Tis the season for sharing. We give and receive hugs, exchange gifts and share holiday meals. We also share germs, a less than festive experience at this time of year. If you come down with a sinus or ear infection, you probably he...

Taking on Alzheimer’s disease, summit by summit

November 8, 2010

(ARA) - Well-known mountaineer Alan Arnette has laid out a challenge of epic proportions for himself in order to raise awareness and funds for a cause very close to his heart. Arnette, 54, of Colorado is planning to climb the 7 Summits - the highest...

Stay centered and stress-free this holiday season

November 7, 2010

(ARA) - One of the best parts of the holiday season is spending time with loved ones, relaxing and catching up over dinners and celebrations. Finding gifts for everyone on your list, wrapping presents and sending out holiday ca...

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