Healthy

How to Take Charge of Your Health

How to Take Charge of Your Health When it comes to your health and wellbeing, you need to think not only about your body but your mind and spirit too. Everything about you and your life matters, and deserves your time and attention. Use your 2016 calendar and reminder stickers to schedule time for fitness, shopping for and preparing healthy meals, “down time” to relax and have fun, and a checkup with your doctor. Doing so will help you to balance your own health and wellness needs with your everyday commitments.

Gender Puts Women More at Risk for Stroke

“Whatever stage of life a woman is in, it’s important that she be aware of all the risk factors of stroke,” McDougal says. “As it’s often said, ‘knowledge is power.’ And in this case, the more knowledgeable a woman is about her stroke risk factors, the more she’ll be able to understand how she can be affected and work with her physician or health care provider as appropriate to reduce them.”

When Children Have Cancer

Most people quickly and generously jump in to support a friend who has cancer or a friend grappling with cancer in the family. However, there’s something about children with cancer that tugs at the heart a little more. Children come with an inherent vulnerability. Add a cancer diagnosis, and friends of the family are left speechless.

Getting Your Period

Getting Your Period Starting your period—or menstruation—is a major part of puberty and means your body now can make a baby. It also means lots of other change...

10 Benefits of Kids Summer Camp

If you’ve been to camp, you’re not surprised when you hear about the benefits of summer camp. Having experienced life at camp yourself as a child, you know the profound positive effects that still matter to you as an adult and you also know that you want the same thing for your own kids. But if you didn’t go to camp as a child, you may not realize just how good the experience is for children. You may not know why so many parents are committed to sending their kids to camp. So, here is a list of the most important reasons to send your kids to camp.
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Priorities

Priorities BEFORE READING THE NEXT PARAGRAPH, PLEASE ANSWER THIS THREE-PART QUESTION: WHAT IS THE SINGLE MOST SIGNIFICANT THING YOU COULD BEGIN DOING REGULAR...