Category Archives: Health

5 Gratitude Journal Ideas to Remind You of Your Blessings

We have all read about the benefits of keeping a gratitude journal. To some, this could mean sitting down with a diary and writing a few paragraphs each day. But this doesn’t have to be the only way. Here are … Continue reading

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What Is Pet Therapy?

You may have heard this term before but weren’t sure what it meant. Pet therapy is a relatively new type of program that uses various types of animals to assist human beings with rehabilitation, mental disorders and comfort. Keep reading … Continue reading

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To Protect Your Health, Protect Your Toothbrush

This post contains affiliate links. (NAPSI)—Did you know that keeping your toothbrush clean is a simple way to help protect your health and the health of your loved ones year-round, and especially during flu season?

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Deck the Halls – Carefully!

(ARA) – Each year, 420 home fires occur during the holiday season, claiming the lives of 21 people and injuring 43, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Protection 1, the nation’s second-largest security provider, is offering 12 tips for … Continue reading

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Baby Safety Month: Home Safety Tips for the Laundry Room

(NAPSI)—The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is joining the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) in their observance of Baby Safety Month. This month-long observance is geared toward increasing awareness of safety issues that may affect your littlest loved ones. It’s crucial … Continue reading

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Bracing for Disasters – Don’t Be Left in the Dark

(NAPSI)—Year after year, millions of Americans face danger from major storms, natural disasters and threatening power outages. The increasingly unpredictable nature of weather patterns, along with threats to our infrastructure provide a warning that major headaches can occur if homeowners … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.

(NAPSI)—Despite the fact that we are seeing more extreme weather across the United States and increases in the costs of natural disasters, research shows that fewer than half of Americans have developed and discussed an emergency plan with their household.

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Three Simple Ways To Improve Your Well-being

(NAPSI)—September is Healthy Aging Month, a good time to reflect on how you can optimize your physical, mental and social health as you grow older. While it’s important to take care of yourself at every life stage, seniors are more … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Eat Healthy Food on a Modest Budget

If you’ve tried to buy healthy food at the grocery store, you might have been put off by the price. After all, organic apples are so much more expensive than conventionally grown ones, and whole grain snack crackers cost more … Continue reading

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6 Ways Fad Diets Can Harm You

Fad diets are weight loss schemes that promise quick fixes, often involving very strict and extreme eating plans, or very low caloric intake. Unfortunately, these diets do not provide long-term benefits. If anything, they can cause serious health problems.

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Ridding Your Home of Cockroaches

Cockroaches are common in many states, and are despised by almost everyone who hosts them. They have six legs, two antennae and sometimes wings. They can be large, often times measuring over two inches in length. They love to invade … Continue reading

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Mosquito Control around the Home

Mosquitoes are very common pests. You would be hard pressed to find any area in North America that does not have to deal with these pesky little critters. Often, mosquitoes are nothing more than an annoyance. But other times, they … Continue reading

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How to Bug Proof Your Household Contents

Yesterday we talked about getting rid of bugs in the pantry.  Bugs are a constant threat to every home. There are various types of bugs depending on where you live, but the common denominator is that no one wants them … Continue reading

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5 Ways that Reading and Play Impact Each Other

Reading and play are both essential parts of childhood. They are activities which every child needs and has a right to. They also impact each other in a positive way. How does this interaction work, and how can you make … Continue reading

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Three Foods to Fire Up Your Metabolism

(BPT) – When it comes to a fast metabolism, some people seem to have hit the genetic jackpot. Luckily, your metabolism doesn’t solely depend on factors out of your control such as genetics, age, or gender. Modifying your exercise habits … Continue reading

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