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Health

A new color palette: Packaged foods now getting hues directly from nature

Good Sense Eating: You may start to notice many well-known food companies are phasing out synthetic dyes from their products and replacing them with natural colors. Read more…

Clean sweep your diet: Examining the term ‘clean eating’ and making it part of your diet

Good Sense Eating: What, exactly, is clean eating? Read more…

Controlling children’s asthma during cold months

Family Health: Outdoors and indoors, winter can be rough for children with asthma. Read more…

Snap, crack, pop!: Tips on evaluating a sprained ankle

Family Health: When is a twisted ankle something more serious, and what are the signs — and sounds — that let you know your child needs to go to the emergency room? Read more…

Out of the freezer: Are frozen veggies and fruits as good as fresh?

Good Sense Eating: On the one hand, we’re encouraged to purchase whole fresh vegetables and fruits. On the other hand, frozen produce is so convenient. Read more…

Settling into parenthood: Easy tips to help you adjust

Healthy Living: You can read everything there is to know about parenting during pregnancy, but parenting is a trial by fire, and, gradually, you’ll get to know everything about that delightful little baby. Read more…

Go natural

Therapies: How parents can make use of natural medicine and why we usually don’t. Read more…

Teaching savvy snacking

Nutrition: To keep temptation and non-nutritious choices at bay, teach your little ones to be smart snackers. Read more…

How to achieve your health goals well into the new year

Self-care: A few steps to help you easily stick to your plan. Read more…

Mercury poisoning: A must-read interview

Mental Health: Growing up, Albert Wilking was plagued by relentless illnesses and a puzzling assortment of maladies. But after years of questioning and extensive research, he has found himself in a place of healing and knew he had a calling: To educate the public about the dangers of mercury poisoning. Read more…

Health coverage

Letter from the Publisher: This month we are packed with stories about health — from achieving your weight-loss goals to the dangers of mercury poisoning to exploring the city’s museums for your intellectual well-being. Read more…

Children and frostbite: When to be concerned

Family Health: As long as you take the proper precautions, children can have all the wintertime fun they want. Read more…

Smart snacking for winter

Nutrition: Snacks loaded with antioxidants, spices, and superfoods will keep sniffles and sore throats at bay. Read more…

Ten nutrition resolutions for the New Year

Good Sense Eating: How about declaring some 2017 nutrition resolutions that will benefit your family now and in the future? Read more…

2017 Resolutions: Care more, love fiercely

Holidays: We have reached a critical time in our history when we must choose between what is best and what is easy. We must live in the present while being mindful of the future. Read more…

TV time: Ratings, recommendations, and guidelines for parents

Mental Health: Television programming has changed immensely. There are plenty of quality choices available, but which ones are truly appropriate for children, and how often should they be tuning in? Read more…
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