Making strong choices every day
They say “you are what you eat,” but you’re actually the result of many things. The exercise and rest you get. What you drink and what you breathe. Even your genes and the company you keep. It all contributes to your physical, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
You may also be managing the health of your family-a big and potentially rewarding responsibility. Read on and discover ways for living a good life together. Enjoy the best “you” you all can be.
Toddler-Proofing Tips: A Home Safety Checklist
Parenting a toddler is full of challenges, some of which may feel quite different from the ones you experienced when your child was a newborn or infant. One of these is likely the task of toddler-proofing your home. It's vital to make sure your home environment is safe and secure because your child is now mobile, curious, and ready to explore.
12 Fun Ways to Beat Summer Brain Drain
School's out for summer, and your children couldn't be happier. They've waited all year for the chance to relax and have some fun, but that much-needed break from the classroom doesn't have to be a break from learning.
Which SPF Is Best?
According to dermatologists, one of the best ways to protect your skin from sun damage is to wear a sunscreen with a minimum sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 and broad-spectrum protection. But not all sunscreens are created equal, and which SPF is best will depend on several different factors, as well as personal choice.
How to Beat Heat Exhaustion and Prevent Heat Stroke
Heat exhaustion is a frequent cause of summertime health complications, and you may have experienced its symptoms in the past. Because the body has to maintain a very narrow range of internal core temperature, it's not uncommon for people to experience heat-related illnesses, especially in the warmer months when the body's internal thermostat (thermoregulatory mechanism) gets overburdened.
Generic vs. Brand-Name Drugs: What's the Difference?
In 2017, pharmacies in the United States filled over four billion prescriptions. Of those prescriptions, nine out of every 10 were for generic medications. Generic drugs are developed to provide the same benefits as existing brand-name medications. They match brand-name drugs in several characteristics, including dosage form, strength, safety, and performance characteristics. So, what's the difference when it comes to generic vs. brand-name drugs?