Good Health

Keep Your Skin Safe

    By Tricia White / Managing Editor We all know by now to avoid the baby oil and reflective mats some of us may remember from our tanning days in the past. We’ve heard about the importance of using

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Summer’s Here!

      Time to Weigh Your Diet Options By Karyn Brodsky “It’s all fun and games until the shorts don’t fit.” So says Kathy Kennelly, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and owner of Institute of Health Promotion (IHP) in Plano.

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Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Kitchen Habits Early

Be a good role model, make it fun, and involve the whole family. Get your kids in the kitchen! They’ll be more excited about eating healthy foods when they’ve been involved in the whole process. Keep healthy snacks readily available

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Unexpected Supplements

What’s Really in Your Bottle? by Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LDN A Gallup poll conducted in 2013 showed that half of Americans report taking vitamins or other mineral supplements which equates to approximately 160 million people. With the abundance of dietary

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Spring (pollen, ragweed, cedar) is in the Air

  by Alicia Wanek You can feel it coming on.  Your nose gets stuffy.  Your throat starts to feel dry and scratchy.  Then you sneeze.  Here they come – again, the dreaded spring allergies.  Whether its pollen, ragweed, cedar, or

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“Good” Hearts Aren’t Just About Kindness

In this season of love, the emotions of the heart are the subject of greeting cards, ads, and shared moments with your special sweetie. We’ve all heard it said that the heart is the window to the soul.  Amazingly, it is

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Planet of the Vapes

Is Danger Lurking Behind the “Benefits” of eCigarettes? by Karyn Brodsky You can’t escape the vape. Those slender, flute-like tubes are everywhere—not only being used to inhale vapors by adults, but also by teens and yes, tweens, who are attracted

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Take a Deep Breath

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month We take it for granted, don’t we?  The privilege of taking a deep breath – breathing in the cool mountain air, taking a cleansing breath during a workout, or inhaling the sweet aroma of

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You Don’t Have to Go It Alone

  by Alicia Wanek There is no cure. It’s what makes a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease so scary.  That coupled with the knowledge that you or a loved one will show a progressive decline in mental faculties to the point

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