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Reconnective Kids!  Healing in our Hands
Kids think it's fun! It looks and feels as if they are stretching imaginary taffy.  Here's the really great part: this simple act may well be having a very powerful effect of healing… on...
Book Review: Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking
Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking would be a welcome addition to any kitchen shelf. Warm and inviting, this cookbook is traditional without being stale, simple without being dumbed-down. Classic Jewish...
Alex Newell: Yoga Teacher of the Year
It all started when Alex Newell was at Muscle Beach in Santa Monica five years ago. As she watched her then-boyfriend lift himself up on the hanging rings, she had a moment of realization: "It must...
Sugar is the Enemy
Finding the hidden sugar in your diet is a key factor in successfully losing weight, says author Doug Varrieur in a revised and expanded new edition of his 2010 book, Fat to Skinny where he...
Children's Hospital Los Angeles Settles into New $636M Digs
Children's Hospital Los Angeles has settled nicely into its new $636 million, 317-bed, state-of-the-art hospital building after an epic July move during the infamous "Carmageddon" weekend, when...
Kids and Beverages: How Much is Too Much?
There's a lot of talk about healthy eating, but what about healthy drinking? We all know that sweetened sodas and sport drinks help fuel the obesity epidemic among children and teens, but "most...
Parent's Guide to Eye Health and Athletics
Playing sports is one of the best opportunities for kids to develop physical, motor, and visual skills while having fun. Parents want to provide their kids with the best equipment and training to be...
Annual Checkups
Every woman wants to create beauty and part of creating beauty is taking care of our bodies. Busy moms often neglect themselves and give every excuse in the book on why we can't get in to the doctor...
I'm In College And I Never Learned to Cook
Mom Offers Simple Tips to Help Students Prepare Their Own Meals and Eat HealthyCollege is supposed to be a place of higher learning that prepares young people for the challenges of taking on a...
Children At Risk for Eye Strain Due to Digital Devices
VSP Vision Care launches online video offering tips on how to combat digital eye strainRancho Cordova, CA - July 19, 2011 - As children grow up in a world full of personal computers, hand-held video...
Smile for Stroke Prevention
According to new research, a positive outlook on life might lower your risk of having a stroke, the No. 3 killer in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer, and a leading cause of...
Back to School, Home with Head Lice?
Pencils and erasers aren't the only thing students bring to school this season; 85 percent of all school districts report at least one outbreak of head lice every year, according to the Centers for...
Don't Miss a Beat with Heart Health
There's a new study out that documents what common sense already tells us; maintaining a healthy weight through diet and exercise significantly reduces the risk of cardiac arrest and related heart...
Stop Hunger to Reduce Obesity
Nearly one in four American children and teens are obese and that number is slated to double in the next ten years, with all of its attendant economic, health and quality-of-life ramifications. What'...
Stand Up For Video Games Or Die Playing
Most parents face a continuing challenge in getting their kids to put down the game console and go play outside (or inside, for that matter). We warn them that too much video gaming can hurt their...
The Link Between Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity
Of the many factors that contribute to childhood obesity, whether or not your child is breast fed can be the most influential. Your child's growth is fastest in the first year of life, a time when...
Personal Astrology More Than Just Horoscopes
Ever wonder why some couples "click" and others don't? Baffled by how different your children are from each other? From you? Do you feel stereotyped by your "birth sign?"...
Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights
Spending time in the great outdoors can be a wonderful experience for people of all ages, and this is especially true for our youth. Participating in outdoor activities is not only an enjoyable way...
Safe Cosmetics Campaign
I am 15 years old and growing up, I thought that all of the answers to perfection would be found in the stacks of magazines my friends and I read weekly extolling the virtues of the hottest new...
Summer Family Pet Safety Tips
What do you, a bag of peas, and a frozen water bottle have in common? Together you can be your pet's best bet for beating summer heat!COOL WATER Pets need plenty of cool water, but keeping...