Making Your Child Apologize May Backfire

MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 — Forcing children to apologize before they’re ready may do more harm than good, researchers say.
Children know when someone is truly sorry and an insincere apology may increase the offended child’s dislike of the child…
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Foods That Can Lead to Obesity in Kids

MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 — When it comes to so-called good foods and bad foods, it’s pretty easy to separate a green salad from a piece of pie. But some healthy foods can become less beneficial for you simply because of the way you cook…
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Alcohol May Be Sabotaging Your Diet

MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 — Alcohol.
It’s a fixture at New Year’s parties, but it’s also is a calorie guzzler — one drink can eat up 10 percent or more of a dieter’s daily allotment, depending on how fanciful the beverage is.
And there are other ways…
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Keep Your Skin Glowing With Good Health in 2019

MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 — One of your New Year’s resolutions should be to be good to your skin, and dermatologists have 10 ways to help.
“All the stresses and excesses of the holidays can leave your skin in bad shape, which makes you feel low, too,”…
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Health Tip: Understanding Caffeine

– Caffeine in limited amounts is OK for most people, but too much of the stimulant can be dangerous to your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
The FDA adds:

Caffeine is found in many foods, including various beverages and dietary…
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Health Tip: What is Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy?

– PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy is a relatively new treatment for pain, the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine says.
It has shown promise, the association says, for treating ailments including osteoarthritis of the knee, shoulder,…
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How Seniors Can Prevent Hypothermia This Winter

SUNDAY, Dec. 30, 2018 — In winter, older adults are at higher risk of losing body heat and slipping into potentially fatal hypothermia, U.S. health officials warn.
Older people can lose body heat quickly and find it harder to recognize the signs,…
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Advice for Battling Opioid Addiction

SATURDAY, Dec. 29, 2018 — As the United States continues to struggle with its unprecedented opioid crisis, an expert says all Americans need to take action to prevent addiction and help those in need.
There were an estimated 72,000 drug overdose…
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