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Tips to get your kids to sleep—so you can too

Tips to get your kids to sleep—so you can too

It’s normal for kids to have a hard time falling or staying asleep sometimes. But it can be very frustrating for your child and you—especially if it happens often. How can I get my child to sleep? There isn’t a cure-all or magic fix but there are things you can do to...

Counting sleep

Counting sleep

How many hours should we sleep in a day? A good night's sleep is essential for optimal health and well-being. Adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep a night according to the National Sleep Foundation. Why getting enough sleep is important? Enough sleep can...

To keep your breast or not

To keep your breast or not

Is surgery always recommended for breast cancer? Women with early-stage breast cancer face one of the toughest decisions in life: to have surgery to remove the breast (mastectomy), or have surgery to remove just the cancer from the breast (breast-conserving surgery),...

Deciding about lung cancer screening

Deciding about lung cancer screening

Who should be screened for lung cancer? If you have a heavy smoking history, have smoked within the last 15 years, and are age 55 and older, your risk for lung cancer is increased. If you meet these criteria, your doctor might recommend a low-dose CT scan to screen...

Sleep solutions

Sleep solutions

Many of us spend well over a third of our lives sleeping, but many people don’t know the secrets to sleeping better. The best sleep advice is to always make your bedroom a sanctuary—a place for rest and regeneration. What can you do to help you sleep better? Here are...

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Healthy eating for children

How do you educate children on healthy eating? Kids aren't born with a craving for junk food. They're conditioned to crave it. So the first thing you'll need to do is eradicate that conditioning by changing their diet via the foods you serve them and the snacks they...

Ways to say no to alcohol

If you've been considering taking the steps to stop drinking, then we want to congratulate you on your decision. It's a difficult thing to do and deserves a pat on the back. It can also seem daunting when trying to navigate social gatherings without alcohol. But it is...

A shot of truth

What are the effects of alcohol on the human body? The effects of alcohol vary depending on a person's weight, age, and sex. Too much alcohol over a short space of time can lead to serious health problems such as liver cirrhosis or heart disease. It's common to...

Facts first

What causes HPV infection? "The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. How many types of human HPV are there? There are more than 40 different types of HPV, but not all of them cause cancer (some only cause warts). Types 16 and...

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Healthy eating for children

How do you educate children on healthy eating? Kids aren't born with a craving for junk food. They're conditioned to crave it. So the first thing you'll need to do is eradicate that conditioning by changing their diet via the foods you serve them and the snacks they...

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