Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Turn off the TV

  • Posted on Mar 28, 2017

I still remember my dad yelling those words at dinner time. A new study showed that children from lower socioeconomic groups who watched more than 2 hours a day of TV had problems with school

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Added Sugars

  • Posted on Mar 17, 2017

Added sugars are sugars and syrups that are added to foods or beverages when they are processed or prepared. Naturally occurring sugars such as those in fruit or milk are not added sugars.  Added sugars

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Smartphones and Depression

  • Posted on Mar 15, 2017

New studies have linked smartphone usage in our teens to depression. Teens spend a lot of time on their smartphones talking to friends, surfing the Internet, and posting their every move on social media. A

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Antibiotic Stewardship

  • Posted on Mar 14, 2017

  That’s one of the new buzz words in medicine. It means that we should use antibiotics responsibly. For instance, not treating a viral infection with an antibiotic. There has been a movement to use

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Added sugars and health problems

  • Posted on Mar 10, 2017

American kids are eating and drinking too many added sugars which can lead to health problems such as weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease and many other problems.We need to move

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What’s new with School Lunches?

  • Posted on Mar 7, 2017

The nation’s obesity rate has tripled in children since the 1970’s. This is a serious problem. School lunches have long been blamed for the weight gain in children but simply changing out the French fries

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3 Amazing Health Benefits of Owning Pets

  • Posted on Mar 1, 2017

  We all love the sense of emotional stability and unconditional love our pets bring us! They make for great companions, and have been known to reduce stress and depression. The health benefits of owning

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