What to consider before buying a new bed

What to consider before buying a new bed

A person who regularly gets at least eight hours of sleep per day spends a third of their life in bed. But even for someone who is not lucky enough to sleep as much as others, the bedroom is still a sanctuary at home where they spend the time resting,...

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How to keep your legs in perfect condition after pregnancy and children

How to keep your legs in perfect condition after pregnancy and children

Taking care of your legs throughout your life doesn’t need to be difficult, as with a good health regime you can ensure that your legs stay in excellent condition inside and out. While the outward appearance of your legs may be the most obvious concern for many people, taking care...

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How to talk with kids about legal pot?

How to talk with kids about legal pot?

Most parents agree that marijuana should be off-limits to children and teenagers, but they want information and advice from trustworthy sources, a new study indicates. When Washington voters legalized marijuana in 2012, many parents found themselves with a new teachable moment. Though illegal for anyone under 21, the drug presented...

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Could vinyl floors make kids actually sick?

Could vinyl floors make kids actually sick?

Children who live in homes with all vinyl flooring or flame-retardant chemicals in the sofa have significantly higher concentrations of potentially harmful compounds in their blood or urine than children who live in homes that don’t, according to a new study. The study shows that kids living in homes where...

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Does this ancient remedy help with sore throats?

Does this ancient remedy help with sore throats?

Your throat is dry, and when you talk if feels like two sandpapers rubbing against one another. This sensation causes you to cough, making you feel all the worse. When a sore throat hits, we don’t always have time to run to the doctor or the pharmacy. Additionally, you might...

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How adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions?

How adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions?

When making financial decisions, older adults think of other people’s financial outcomes as they think of their own and make choices they would have made for themselves, according to a new study. In the study, researchers compared how adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions both for...

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How to make your home family friendly

How to make your home family friendly

Having a baby is one of the most fascinating and fantastic feelings you can have, but it also comes with its difficulties. When you are thinking of having kids and starting a family, there are many things you must consider before making the last decision. One of the choices you...

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In which states are Americans happiest?

In which states are Americans happiest?

Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, among them libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found. “Public goods are things you can’t exclude people from using — and one person using them doesn’t stop another from doing so,”...

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Parenting when a spouse passes away

Parenting when a spouse passes away

The death of a spouse holds the number one spot on the Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, and if you are a parent, this loss can be even more dramatic. Parents logically wish to buffer children against pain and grief, but when a spouse dies, they also need to take care...

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The simplest recipe to cut your risk of heart attack by half: stay fit

The simplest recipe to cut your risk of heart attack by half: stay fit

Poor cardiorespiratory fitness could increase your risk of a future heart attack, even if you have no symptoms of a lifestyle illness today, a new study has found. “We found a strong link between higher fitness levels and a lower risk of heart attack and angina pectoris over the nine...

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