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  • Health and Wellness

    Who is a Candidate for Bariatric Surgery?

    Find out who can benefit from weight loss surgery For many people, the best thing they can do to improve their overall health is lose weight. Even people who are only a few pounds over their fighting weight can benefit. The health benefits from reaching a normal weight are amazing, particularly for ...

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    Can You Lose Weight in Specific Areas of the Body?

    The best approach to losing fat in those stubborn areas If you are happy with your body weight but frustrated with the flabby arms, thighs or tummy — you are not alone. A lot of people feel the same way. Many try to tone up and slim down their problem areas using special machines and gadgets to aid ...

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    What Are Some Good Bedtime Habits to Develop in My Child?

    Depending on the child, bedtime can be a blessing or a curse. Some will hate getting into bed; others will dive for the crib the moment you enter the bedroom. Don’t wait Here is the first rule: don’t wait. If it looks like your baby is tired, it’s time for bed. The last thing you want to do is ...

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    Healthy Ways to Lose Weight for Special Occasions

    You have an event coming up — wedding, reunion, a trip to Maui — so naturally you want to look your best. You may have put on a couple of pounds over the past few months — or years. Now, you want them gone. But you may not have the luxury of time. So what’s the best way to get back to your ideal ...

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    Can Poor Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

    Good rest is fundamental to good health on all levels. Sleep is the body’s opportunity to recharge, repair damage and prepare for the coming day. Without it, our bodies fall out of sync. And our health — including our metabolic health — can be at risk. Poor sleep equals weight gain There have been a ...

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    Why It's So Hard to Maintain Weight Loss

    Losing weight is hard work. It throws us off our routine, forces us into choices we don’t want to make and can sometimes be a little uncomfortable. But the reward is seeing the numbers drop on the scale until we finally achieve that ideal weight. Weight loss challenges Then what? We have to maintain ...

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    How Can I Convince My Kids to Eat Healthier?

    We’ve seen it happen a thousand times: a child moving food around the plate, but not into his or her mouth. Enthusiasm for the meal continues to diminish, as they slouch lower in the chair, claim to be full and excuse themselves from the table. But 30 minutes later, they’re starving and requesting a ...

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    Is it Safe to Travel with a Newborn?

    Traveling can be challenging under the best circumstances, and traveling with an infant only increases that difficulty. But even before you start considering the logistics of going from point A to point B, I recommend waiting until your child is at least 3 months old before going on a trip — ...

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    Finding the Right Sport for Your Kids

    Busy lifestyles can often mean that kids are spending less time exercising and more time in front of a computer or TV screen. Encouraging children to participate in sports can not only help kids enjoy exercise, but may have long-term health and wellness benefits. “Childhood obesity is a ...

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    Making the Most of Your Relationship with Your Doctor

    When you talk about your relationship status, you probably aren’t thinking about your primary care physician. This relationship, however, is one of the most important ones in your life. In sickness and in health, your primary care doctor is there for you through it all and the better you can ...