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Do your kids hate healthy food? 6 ways to change their mind

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With numbers like these, it’s more important than ever to make healthy meals a…

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Why more men should visit the dermatologist

If you asked most women about what they do to protect their skin, most would say they have some sort of skin care routine, especially during the summer. But it seems these routines are not being picked up by most…

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Good Health eNews: Exercise and your health this summer

Staying fit during the summer can seem pretty simple – with kayaking, boating, running and biking all options, the possibilities seem endless. But while it’s easy to find a fun activity to do, you may still have other questions about…

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“Healthy” foods with a shocking amount of sugar

Do you think you could cut out all sugar for a week? A month? How about a full year? As impossible as that sounds, Eve Schaub challenged her husband and two young children to do the latter and go without…

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New warning: Moderately high blood pressure is dangerous too

It used to be that if you didn’t have high blood pressure, you didn’t have to worry too much. But new research suggests that people in the gray area, between 120/80 and 140/90, are at higher risk for health complications…

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Reaching for a diet pop to quench your thirst? Your heart might be a reason to rethink that choice

Could regular consumption of diet soda lead to heart problems for postmenopausal women? According to a recent study by Ankur Vyas, M.D., a cardiologist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the answer may be yes. The findings from…

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Good Health eNews: Spring-clean your diet edition

Spring-cleaning may usually mean mopping the floors or polishing the baseboards, but it can also mean giving your diet a complete overhaul. With a widening range of in-season produce and countless new recipes to try, it’s the perfect time of…

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Hold onto your saltshakers: How to cut back on sodium

Sodium: It’s a necessary nutrient to maintain a healthy body, but excessive amounts can do some serious harm. According to the American Heart Association, a high-sodium diet increases blood pressure and your risk of heart attacks. Experts recommend limiting your…

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Healthy alternatives to red meat

We all know the famous question that’s asked before consuming red meat: Medium rare, medium, or well done? But instead, maybe the question should be: “To have, or to not have?” Although delicious, enjoying a filet, burger or roast beef…

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