Health Tip: Get Your Family Moving

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HealthDay News : 02-Jan-2018

Everybody needs the right amount of exercise, but it may be difficult for you and family members to fit physical activity into a busy schedule.

The U.S. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggests:

  • Identify common free time that you could use for family activity.
  • Schedule exercise after dinner with
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How to Kick the Smoking Habit for Good

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HealthDay News : 01-Jan-2018

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to quit smoking, there are a number of ways to improve your chances of success, an expert in tobacco treatment says.

Ask yourself why you want to quit; remove tobacco products from your home and car; and set a quit date and stick

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Health Tip: Make Your Doctor's Appointment Successful

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HealthDay News : 01-Jan-2018

Preparing for a doctor's appointment doesn't have to be an undue burden.

The U.S. National Institute on Aging suggests how to make the most of your time at the doctor's office:

  • Do not lie to your doctor when he or she asks about your diet, exercise plan or alcohol use.
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Health Tip: No Screens Before Going to Bed

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HealthDay News : 29-Dec-2017

Using a TV, computer or smartphone just before bed is a bad idea.

These and similar gadgets emit blue light, which can harm sleep quality, the National Sleep Foundation says.

Studies show blue light delays release of sleep-inducingmelatonin and resets the body's internal clock to a later time.

This can leave

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 December 2017 12:14 Read more...

Health Tip: Protect Children from Playground Hazards

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HealthDay News : 29-Dec-2017

Playing at the playground is a rite of passage, but it doesn't come without risks.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says hospital emergency departments see more than 20,000 children aged 14 and younger for playground-relatedtraumatic brain injurieseach year.

The National Safety Council offers these suggestions for evaluating a

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