Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance

Babies who learn to stand up relatively early may also do a bit better with attention, memory and learning by the time they are preschoolers, a new study suggests. Experts have known that significant delays in reaching movement "milestones" -- such Read more

Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

Regularly eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may lower your risk of fatal heart disease, a new research review suggests. "Our results lend support to the importance of fish and omega-3 consumption as part of a healthy Read more

Health Tip: Plan Ahead to Minimize Jet Lag

While it's difficult to adjust to a new time zone, a little prep work can make the transition easier. The American Academy of Family Physicians advises: Make sure you are well rested before leaving. Avoid drinking alcohol. Stick to well-balanced, healthy Read more

Health Tip: Meditation Can Help You Relax

Meditation can be a relaxing ritual that helps ease your mind and body. The Mayo Clinic offers these guidelines: Concentrate on breathing deeply and slowly. Stay focused on relaxing every area of your body. Repeat a mantra, or simply pray. Meditate Read more


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Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day.. read more

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