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Obesity

Obesity means having too much body fat. It’s not the same as being overweight, which means weighing too much. A person can be overweight from extra muscle, bone, or water, as well as having too much fat. Both terms mean that a person’s weight is higher than what is... Read More

How Caregivers Stay Healthy in Hospitals

Your loved one is sick and you’re there for them every step of the way. This means helping with doctors, making sure the patient eats well and assisting with whatever is needed. But at the same time, don’t forget that you need to take care of yourself, too. Caregivers... Read More

Protecting Your Child From Anti-Vaxxers

Imagine you and your newborn live in a town during a whooping cough outbreak, would you let just anyone hold your child? Kristen Bell, and a lot of other parents won’t and they have good reason to be concerned. Bell is one Mom who’s all for vaccinations: “When Lincoln... Read More

How to Safely Remove a Splinter

How kids get splinters might be a mystery, but getting them out safely doesn’t have to be. Most splinters can be easily removed at home. Sometimes the hardest part is to get the kids to sit still while you’re removing it! The American Academy of Pediatrics has... Read More

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