Start the new year with all the resources you need to stay healthy, wealthy and wise!  Need a doctor, dentist or mental health provider? Want new ideas for getting your family in shape this year? The advertisers in our Health Directory 2017 can help!

 

Understanding Eating Disorders in Kids

Understanding Eating Disorders in Kids

Fueled by anxiety and depression, bullying, sports, and feelings of inadequacy in an appearance-driven culture, eating disorders continue to rise among young people. Early intervention is key to suc . . .

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How Digital Devices Affect Eyes: What you need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome

How Digital Devices Affect Eyes: What you need to know about Computer Vision Syndrome

Does your technology-fixated child ever complain of dry, irritated eyes? What about blurry vision, headaches, light sensitivity, neck and shoulder pain, or fatigue? You might look to his electronic . . .

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13 Ways to Comfort a Friend with Cancer

13 Ways to Comfort a Friend with Cancer

When a friend receives a cancer diagnosis, it is normal to worry and wonder how to help. Follow these suggestions to support and bring comfort to your friend as she faces cancer. Sharpen your listen . . .

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How To Find the Right Pediatrician

How To Find the Right Pediatrician

Finding the right pediatrician for your family can daunting. But by researching options and defining priorities, you can find a pediatrician you feel confident and comfortable with. Here are some ti . . .

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How to Lower Your Child's BMI

How to Lower Your Child's BMI

If your child’s pediatrician has alerted you that his body mass index (BMI) is too high, there are steps you can take to encourage a healthier lifestyle. Family Fitness
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5 Asthma Superfoods

5 Asthma Superfoods

If you have asthma, keeping an emergency inhaler and other treatments on hand can help quickly relieve symptoms so you can breathe easier. But there is evidence that foods containing certain compoun . . .

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The Financial Conversation to Have with Your Kids Before They Leave for College


The Financial Conversation to Have with Your Kids Before They Leave for College


“Parents, think of the money management discussion as your parental contribution to freshman orientation,” says Donna Skeels Cygan. “The budgeting, spending, and saving habits your student for . . .

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How to Balance Today's Tech and Your Child's Health

How to Balance Today's Tech and Your Child's Health

If you’re concerned about the amount of time your kids spend with technology, you’re not alone. There has been a rise in health-related issues in recent years among our youth. Reducing or elimin . . .

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Just Say No to E-Cigarettes

Just Say No to E-Cigarettes

Get to know the dangers of vaping E-cigarettes contain potentially addictive, dangerous toxins. Would it surprise you to know that they come in kid-friendly flavors like bubble gum, fruit punch, gu . . .

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Eat, Play, Love

Eat, Play, Love

Food Network star Melissa d’Arabian shares strategies for a healthy family

 When you think of a healthy family, what comes to mind? Daily exercise, regular doctor visits, sugar-free snacks? . . .

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