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Pre-pregnancy and Pregnancy Health Tips

Pre-pregnancy and Pregnancy Health Tips   Whether you are planning to have a baby or are currently expecting, it is good to know what steps you can take to protect yourself and the little baby in your dreams. It’s easy to focus on names and nursery decorations, but how to take proper care of…

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Ten Tips to Financial Fitness

Ten Tips to Financial Fitness Financial fitness is a subjective term. For some people, financial fitness refers to a large savings account, others define financial fitness as swiping a debit card without having to worry about over drafting, and others still have different definitions. Some tips are outlined below to help you reach your…

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What’s Your Health IQ?

The world’s concern with overall health and wellness is consistently growing, and the experts on these subjects have taken note of the interest. Technology has made it possible for wellness information to reach anyone wanting to know their Health IQ. The CDC’s Health IQ App and websites like healthiq.com have made it possible to…

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Family Relationships: How to Improve Communication

Communication has changed drastically over time. From cave drawings to books to blogs, communication is forever morphing as technology changes, but a constant is the human need to communicate. From families of two to families of 20, communication is what maintains harmony and unity. In the early stages of marriage, communication is essential as…

What’s in the Air in Your Home?

Overall health and wellness is determined and affected by various factors. Eating right and exercising are top of mind when considering health, but a major factor that should be considered is the air. It is not a decision to breathe; it is a natural state of being that requires no thought or energy.  It…

Family First Aid

Every family, whether there are ten or two members, should have a first aid kit customized to their own specific needs. When creating a first aid kit, it is important to remember that, though it is good to have, the kit does not replace advice from your doctor or any other health care provider….

Is the HPV Vaccine Right for Your Family?

If someone told you that you or your child could get a vaccine to help prevent cancer, what would your answer be? The human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine can do just that. Approved in 2006, the vaccine works against strains of the virus that cause cervical cancer, other cancers of the reproductive system and…

Caring for the Caregiver: When You’re Caring for Elderly Parents

After our children grow up and leave the nest, most of us believe our role as caregivers is over. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 5 households takes on that role again, providing caregiving to elderly parents or other relatives. Finding your role as child flip-flopped to…