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Report Shows Overweight Kids Don’t Realize They Have a Problem

A new study by the CDC shows that many overweight children "misperceive" their weight status, which could be exacerbating the childhood obesity problem.

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Bill Clinton: World With an AIDS-Free Generation ‘Is Within Our Reach’

The former president made the claim at a recent international AIDS conference.

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Energy Drinks & Alcohol — A Dangerous Combination That Leads to Binge Drinking

Basically, the Red Bull in your Red Bull and vodka leads to your drinking lots more vodka.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine

A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.

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Summer Skin-Care Tips: Hydrate, Use Sunscreen & Exfoliate

Proper skin care is essential in order to prevent harmful, long-lasting consequences to your skin. Here are three ways you can keep your epidermis in the best possible shape:

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Hiking Safety Tips — 7 Ways to Enjoy a Safe, Healthy Hike This Summer

Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.

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I Stopped Dieting and It Changed My Life – Local Teacher Shares Her Secrets to Dropping the Weight

Like many women, I have always struggled with my weight; therefore, I also struggled with my self-image. I stopped wearing shorts in the 5th grade because I hated my legs, and it all started from there.

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Nasty Poison Plants are Growing and Ready to Make You Miserable

Which nasty plants?  Poison Ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are all in their summer glory, waiting to ambush you and make you miserable!  The best defense is to be able to identify them and stay away from them.  Since they are all three-leafed plants, a good general rule is, if you see leaves of three, leave them be! 

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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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