Common Myths About the Health and Safety of Bottled Water

Through the years, there have been many controversies surrounding the industry of bottled water.  Many of the controversies have been mostly about whether or not drinking bottled water is safe.  Some experts think bottled water should be avoided at all costs, but others say it is more dangerous to drink tap water.  Fortunately, there are […]

Travel Smart: Packing the Essentials for Your Family

Travel in itself can be hard, but it’s even harder with children. Younger children are more prone to airsickness, carsickness, and food-related illnesses. In addition, children get bored and tired faster than adults. Here are some things you can do to ensure the best possible trip with your family.

How Sugar Affects Your Body

It wasn’t long ago that the FDA and other major health organizations were crusading against fat and calories as the major contributors to obesity and other health issues. Today, we are learning otherwise. It is time to take a closer look at sugar and its effects on our health and well-being. Simply put, neither fat […]

4 Things you Didn’t Know About Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is one of the most common foot problems that people deal with over the course of their lives, and some even deal with recurring cases. This is a condition that is characterized by itching, redness and even flaking or peeling of skin on the feet. When left untreated, the problem can become more […]

3 Ways to Ease Day to Day Stress

Stress is a natural response to stimulants in your environment. For example, it is common to feel stressed when you are running late for work or when you see your child take a tumble from the monkey bars at the park. It may be impossible to live a life that’s free of any stresses, and […]

6 Ways To Help Your Child Eat Better

Obesity in children and adolescents is becoming a cause of serious concern in our country and though we are aware of how badly it can affect the physical and mental health of our children, we aren’t doing enough to keep them away from it. Poor nutrition and lack of exercise are the leading causes of […]

The Secret Weapon for Healthy Living Every Day

Ask most people what prevents them from exercising and eating healthy meals and they’ll probably talk about lacking motivation or the convenience of not-so-healthy food choices. However, digging a little bit deeper usually reveals the real common denominator: a lack of time. In fact, effective time management is the key to leading a healthier, more […]

5 Tips to Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive motion injuries are one of the most common ways of getting hurt on the job site or at home, with as many as 93% of all non-critical injuries having a root in performing the same actions repeatedly. This has become increasingly prevalent in today’s computer-based world, where a vast majority of jobs, as well […]

Choosing the Right Sunscreen this Summer

With summer on the way, it’s important to choose the right sunscreen to protect yourself from sunburns and harmful UV rays.  However, it is a bit difficult to tell which brand to pick. There are so many different sunscreens in the market that it can be tough to choose, especially since many brands do not […]

4 Ways to Prevent Injuries at Home

We all consider our homes to be the safest place. However, studies show that home is actually the place where a majority of accidents take place – especially the ones that include children and elderly. Though we cannot prevent every unforeseen incident that occurs within our house, there are ways to keep kids and older adults […]