Keep your hands clean

| August 03, 2011

Wash your hands with soap and water every time you touch a germy surface. But while germs are everywhere, sinks aren’t. As soon as you touch your face, you can transfer germs into your eyes, ...

Heat advisory

| August 02, 2011

Recent heat advisory: avoid the sun, wear loose, light-colored clothing and drink extra water. Stay in an air-conditioned environment midday.

Spices as nature's medicine

| August 01, 2011

Think of your spice rack as your medicine cabinet. Triple the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory power of your meals by sprinkling them with herbs and spices.

Reduce stress

| July 30, 2011

Adding walnuts and flaxseed to your diet may help your body respond better to stress.

Green thumbs

| July 29, 2011

Start a gardening project with your kids. Children who grow vegetables are more likely to try them and like them.

Healthy pizza

| July 28, 2011

Turn pizza into a nutritious meal by using 100 percent whole-wheat crust and plenty of sauce and veggies. Go easy on the cheese.

Hula-hoop

| July 27, 2011

Want to switch up your fitness routine? Hula-hooping burns the same number of calories as walking.

Eat your fruits and veggies

| July 26, 2011

Make sure fruits and vegetables fill up at least half your plate to ensure you’re eating the correct amount every meal.

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