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Swimming is the most popular summer activity. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate swim lessons. Follow these safety tips whenever you are in, on or around water. Make Water Safety Your Priority Swim in designated areas...

Even the most harmless-seeming fireworks (yep, sparklers!) can send a child to the ER. Keep your family safe this July 4th—or any time you want to enjoy some fireworks—with this important advice. Sorry, but there’s no such thing as “safe fireworks” for kids. Over 30 percent...

Now that you're pregnant, are you afraid to start or keep exercising? This myth-busting information will help you get the activity you need.   In this era of prenatal Pilates videos and Oh Baby! toning classes, most women know that exercise during pregnancy is safe. Yet when...

6 ways to avoid the pitfalls of barbecuing   What's the word on grilling: Is it a good thing or a bad thing? After all, one of the golden rules of eating healthy at restaurants is to choose "grilled" foods over "fried" choices. That's because grilled food is generally...

How’s your blood pressure? If you don’t know; there’s your starting point. So many factors contribute to high blood pressure, from genetics to diet to lifestyle and much more. When it’s too high, blood pumps too forcefully against the walls of the arteries. Left untreated, hypertension...

There’s no doubt that cycling is a wonderful sport. It’s great for our physical and mental health, it’s a fun social activity, and the best part – cycling is something that just about anyone can do. It’s immensely accessible because no cycling skill is impossible...



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