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Easy Ways to Stay Fit

Easy Ways to Stay Fit

Easy Ways to Stay Fit

In need of easy ways to stay fit? Here are 12 exercises to do at home that won’t tired you out. Start researching exercise guidelines and you will surely find recommendations that suggest getting between 30 and 45 minutes of physical activity each day. But what if you do not have a block of time

20 Long Lasting Celebrity Marriages

20 Long Lasting Celebrity Marriages

Studies have shown that people who are married or are in happy long-term relationships , particularly men, are less likely to die early and are less likely to die from heart disease or stroke. Here is a list 20 celebrity couples who are in healthy lifetime relationships along with some of their secrets. 1. Michael

How Safe Are Hand Sanitizers?

How Safe Are Hand Sanitizers?

Keeping our hands clean is one of the best ways to reduce the spreading of germs which can lead to infections and diseases.  Although washing hands with soap and warm water is the best line of defense, it is not always convenient. Convenience is what makes hand sanitizers so popular. On the plane, in the

Owning a Pet Can Improve Your Health

Owning a Pet Can Improve Your Health

Today animal companions are more popular than ever. The pet population nationwide has been growing dramatically for nearly a half century, from about 40 million pet cats and dogs in 1967 to more than 160 million in 2006. About two-thirds of U.S. households now own at least one pet. Some of the largest and most

family summer vacation

Best Summer Beach Vacations for Your Family

When summer comes around, the kids are out of school, the weather is warm and it’s time to party. Summertime is the perfect time to take a vacation with the family and build memories that your kids will carry into their adult years. While many families are limited by funds and time constraints, it’s important

Empty Nest

An Empty Nest Opens New Doors

Discovering New Avenues After the Nest Empties Saying goodbye to a child that is leaving for college or for a home of their own is one of the major milestones in a parent’s life. Mothers and fathers are going to experience a wide range of emotions after this event takes place. It is entirely natural

Snoring

Children Who Snore are More Likely to Become Hyperactive

In a study, researchers found that children who snore are more likely to become hyperactive than children who sleep quietly at night. Additionally, researchers noted that the snoring is most likely to come first, not the hyperactivity. Easy Fixes for Snoring In response to this discovery, one of the researchers who worked on this study

Thanksgiving Traditions

5 New Traditions You Should Start This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that has always been about starting new family traditions. Turkey dinners, football, and parades are now the standard national customs, but none of these things were present at Plymouth Plantation in 1621. Continue the holiday custom of adding new Thanksgiving traditions to your celebration. Remembering History Everyone has heard the story

Childhood Obesity

Obesity: Are Kids Getting Healthier?

Over the past 30 years, the incidence of obesity has more than doubled in young children and quadrupled in adolescents. In 1980, about 7 percent of children between the ages of six and eleven were obese; in 2012 that number had increased to nearly 18 percent, and over a third of all children and adolescents

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