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Simple ways to protect your family from mosquitoes

Summer in the Midwest means warmer weather, longer days and the arrival of a particularly pesky insect that loves to bite: mosquitoes. When mosquitoes pierce your skin, they inject varied
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How to ditch under-eye bags

Dear, Glamour: It seems like every time I look in the mirror all I notice is my under-eye bags. It wasn't always this way. While I've had puffiness under my
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How to fade dark age spots and other blemishes

Dark spots on the face and body may be common, especially as you get older, but that doesn't make them any less bothersome for some people. The most prevalent types
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Kids and anxiety: Strategies to try at home

As parts of our lives transition to a "new normal," one thing may still seem "off" for many parents—their child's mood and behavior. "We have seen dramatic increases in anxiety
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Why your makeup drawer needs a spring cleaning

Chances are good that you'll spend some time deep cleaning parts of your house as the weather warms up and the days get longer. That junk drawer in the kitchen
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Misconceptions about drowning every parent and caregiver should know

Water can provide kids with hours of fun in the sun. But, there's a reason for caution: Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages 1 to
How can you lower your blood pressure
How can you lower your high blood pressure?

If you have high blood pressure, you're not alone. It impacts more than 1 billion people worldwide, making it the most common preventable risk factor for heart disease. High blood
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Simple steps for choosing the best moisturizer for your skin

Options abound when it comes to moisturizers for your face, with every bottle seeming to cater to different skin types or complexion issues. How do you know what one is
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Chickpea salad pita pocket recipe

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained1 medium carrot, grated1 rib celery, small diced½ bunch green onion, small diced½ bunch fresh dill, stems removed and
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Simple changes to eliminate heartburn – for good

You've felt it. A mild uncomfortable sensation in your chest after a cup of your favorite coffee or spicy dish escalates until it feels like your chest is on fire
Summer food safety guidelines
Summer food safety tips

By Ellen Compton, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Summertime often brings sunshine, barbecues, and gatherings with family and friends. It also means heat and the perfect conditions for
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Skincare 101: Demystifying microneedling

While microneedling has been around for decades, the skincare treatment still causes confusion. Who's it for? What does it do? How does it work? Rest assured, as a beauty insider
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4 ways to own your age

At some point in our lives, birthday milestones have new meanings. Turning 55 doesn't bring the same excitement as celebrating 18, but there's a lot to look forward to. Your
Do Fad diets work
Fad diets: Stick with them or stray from them?

By Erika Thomas, RD, Gundersen Tri-County Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Ketogenic. Whole 30. South Beach. Paleo. You’ve heard the names before. They’re fad diets – popular for their promise
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Childhood injuries: When to seek medical care

What child doesn’t love summer? It’s a season filled with outdoor fun, but it’s also a season for more bumps and bruises. Knowing when to seek medical care for kids
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What to do when you have a panic attack

Have you ever experienced a panic attack? Here's how to know you're suffering a panic attack and what to do about it. What is a panic attack? It's intense. It's
How to prevent lyme disease - tick season
How can you prevent Lyme disease?

Hidden in the wooded and brushy areas where you live, hike or explore are tiny bloodsucking parasites called ticks. Different types of ticks can infect you or your pet with
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What is a plant-based diet?

A whole-food plant-based diet combines unprocessed foods and those that come from plants. You would eat mostly vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes, while limiting meat, poultry, eggs, dairy products
Apple sandwich
Apple sandwich

Apple sandwich Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 1 medium apple ¼ cup granola 1 tbsp raisins or other dried fruit (optional) 1-2 tbsp nut butter of choice (peanut, almond, cashew) Preparation
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How to stay connected and combat loneliness while working from home

The volume of remote workers soared in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working from home might be more efficient but can be isolating. For those who live alone, this could

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