How do you keep your kids active and stay sane during summer?

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It’s a question parents have been asking since summer vacations started. Fortunately, the Internet has an abundance of ideas you can use to keep your kids busy and active while they are having fun. Play life-sized board games. In addition to kickball or lawn darts, take some of your favorite games outside. If your kids […]

Plantar Fasciitis: have patience

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If you have a stabbing pain on the bottom part of your heel when you take your first step out of bed in the morning, you know about plantar fasciitis. The pain usually gets better once your foot gets limbered up, but it may return later in the day when you’re exercising…or maybe when you […]

Seven tips to make Cinco de Mayo a healthy celebration

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Cinco de Mayo is often mistaken as a celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day; however, September 16 is Mexico’s Independence Day. Instead, Cinco de Mayo (May 5) commemorates the day of the battle of Puebla of 1862. Due to some civil unrests and economic hardships during the 1800s, Mexico announced that it would be delaying the […]

It’s not vein to want great legs

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We’re not talking about the actual shape of your knees, thighs or calves. We’re talking about avoiding spider veins, varicose veins and venous insufficiency, which can cause pain and make it hard to walk. Six out of ten people will experience a vein condition at some point in their lifetime. Are you one of them? […]

Six things you should know about sunscreen

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After months of being cooped up inside because of cold temperatures, the sun’s warmth feels good. The sun brings renewal for plants and people, but also raises questions about exposure to UV rays. Here are a few common questions we hear at Ministry Health Care. Should I put sunscreen on my baby? We do not […]

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