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Start Some Healthy Holiday Traditions

As the holidays get underway, you might get caught up in the hectic busyness of the season. But the stress and anxiety of the holiday can take a toll. Give yourself and your family permission to start some new traditions that will help keep the madness under control.

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Mom, Step Away From the Smartphone

Moms distracted by their cell phones at the dinner table are missing out on a chance to connect with their kids.

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Healthy Prep for Fruits and Veggies

Make sure you're getting rid of harmful substances on your produce before you eat it. Read and follow these tips.

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Yoga: Good for the Heart

Learn how the downward dog can improve your heart health!

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