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5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Posted 07-23-2014 at 06:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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After the cold winter months, many people are thrilled to see the sun and take in its rays. Who can blame them? The fiery force provides warmth, gives our wintery pale skins color and helps our bodies produce vitamin D. But some people overexpose themselves to the sun, putting themselves at risk of being one of the more than 3.5 million Americans who develop skin cancer every year. Let this summer be a safe one; learn how you and your family can protect yourselves from skin cancer....
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Tips for Healthy Parenting

Posted 01-06-2014 at 06:53 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Most parents begin worrying about their children even before they are born, and most certainly after they arrive. From immunizations to a healthy diet to being on par with developmental charts to social development, there are worries galore! Raising healthy, happy, well-rounded children who make good choices is the goal of every loving parent and opinions abound on how to accomplish that. You can get really fancy in your parenting by relying on all the studies you can research...
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Children's Eye Health

Posted 08-06-2013 at 10:38 AM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Did you know that August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month?

As kids, we all got advice on how to care for and protect our our own children. The thing is, while some of the advice—like “Don’t stare at the sun”—is good, a lot of it is inaccurate, and even dangerous. Below we revisit seven popular myths regarding children’s
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Back to School Anxiety

Posted 08-02-2013 at 01:15 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 08-09-2013 at 10:54 AM by ChristaIB

Some kids actually look forward to going back to school each Fall. They get new clothes, they get to see their friends, and they view each new school year as starting a new chapter in their lives. But for many students, and their parents, the changes associated with a new school year can be a source of anxiety. Below are some tips for managing back to school anxiety, and making the beginning of a new school year pleasant for everyone.

Identify the Source of Anxiety

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My Never Ending Cycle

Posted 08-23-2012 at 04:20 PM by scarecrow447

The pressure is back, it's a very heavy pressure that gives a feeling of compacting my insides into mush. It keeps me bound to a place that i only want to escape from, but I cannot move or speak, only see. I see the others around me running freely as if there were no worries to be heard of. But I am chained by this dark terrible pressure, so i can not do what i want, or say what i want i can only watch others be so lucky. They have it.... they have what i long for with an aching through my whole...
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