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Hoverboard-related injuries spike after Christmas, more kids & parents ending up in ER

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) — Those Christmas hoverboards are landing kids and their parents in emergency rooms, the latest safety issue for the futuristic skateboards. The popular gift already had a dangerous reputation following reports of hoverboards suddenly catching fire. Amazon stopped selling some models this month because of concerns they …

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10 Fitness Hacks for Mom

  They say ‘Take care of yourself to take care of your kids’, but honestly- that’s harder than it sounds, so these 10 Fitness Hacks for Mom should help.   You can be healthy and workout with quick bursts at home or at the gym or even work out while you are sitting …

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5 Healthy Foods You Should Avoid

  If you still think standard junk food like soda and potato chips are the major dietary danger, it’s time to take a closer look at what you’re eating. Junk food has gone undercover. Today’s supermarket aisles are lined with high-calorie, low-nutrient treats that pretend to be healthy. The formula …

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Healthy Stir Fry Recipe

  Making dinner with my husband is always a challenge. I’m gluten intolerant- he is not. I’m vegetarian- he DEFINITELY is not. I love vegetables, all vegetables, I pretty much live on vegetables- he…. tolerates them. So when I sit down to plan recipes we both can enjoy, it is …

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How to Get More Energy, Improve Memory, and Increase Concentration

New research shows how fat tissue reduces your brain function. According to the American Heart Association and other leading authorities, the size of your waist is one of the strongest predictors of heart disease and diabetes. The experts’ recommendation? Waist size should be less than half your height in inches. …

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Eat Leafy Greens for a Sharper Brain

  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” —Hippocrates A new study has found that eating leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale and mustard greens can have a dramatically positive effect on our thinking abilities. In fact, older people who eat one to two servings a …

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USDA Dietary Guidelines for Children

  New USDA Dietary Guidelines reveal the health risks in the way most kids eat. Here’s how to start fighting the childhood obesity epidemic If we are what we eat, then American kids are Fritos. That’s just one of the major findings from the new USDA Dietary Guidelines. Fries and …

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