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3 Ways to Reduce Your Child's Halloween Fears

Posted 10-22-2014 at 04:13 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-22-2014 at 04:40 PM by ChristaIB

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Halloween can be a scary time for some children. Attractions, decorations, costumes, haunted houses, parks and even trick or treating can stir up intense fear. When you have a terrified child on your hands, it can be difficult for them and your entire family to enjoy the popular holiday. Consider taking these few steps, and perhaps you can minimize their concerns before October 31 arrives.



1. Quit the Teasing

As an adult who has spent...
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5 Ways to Improve Your Health with Coffee

Posted 10-13-2014 at 04:25 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-14-2014 at 02:59 PM by ChristaIB

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Who doesn't like to wake up in the morning and brew up a cup of Joe? Even if you aren't doing the brewing, your craving for its bold flavor and energy boost doesn't change. Drinking coffee is one of those things that is just a part of life for a majority of people across the U.S. In fact, statisticbrain.com estimates that approximately 100 million Americans drink coffee every day. Perhaps the act of drinking coffee has been ingrained in us throughout generations. Think back to...
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3 Health Issues That Put You at Greater Risk for Breast Cancer?

Posted 10-07-2014 at 05:39 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Every year approximately 40,000 women die from breast cancer, making it one of the leading causes of death among women. Despite medical advancements, breast cancer is still prevalent and there continues to be concern about the risk factors for it. Genes like BRCA1 and BRCA2 are being focused on, but with those genes only affecting a small segment of the population, researchers are expanding their reach and looking at secondary health issues that may be linked to an increased risk...
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Whatís Damaging Your Teeth?

Posted 09-29-2014 at 03:56 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-06-2014 at 02:37 PM by ChristaIB

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If you're a certain age, you may notice that your teeth arenít as white as they used to be. Some teeth may have chipped, cracked, fallen out or been otherwise damaged. Your enamel may be worn so thin that hot or cold fluids cause pain. So, whatís damaging your teeth and what can you do about it? We might just have the answer.

The Most Common Teeth Destroyers

Our teeth are strong, but at the same time, they are vulnerable to wear and tear. Enamel...
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CVS Health Raises a Glass to Your Health (sponsored post)

Posted 09-29-2014 at 02:21 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 10-10-2014 at 02:11 PM by ChristaIB

CVS Health would like to raise a glass to everyone who took their medicine today. If more people did, it could save lives and save America billions in avoidable health costs. So CVS Health created industry-leading programs that encourage people to take their medication regularly.

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