“I’m so fat.” “I’m ugly.” Words like these may be upsetting to hear when they come from a 10-year-old or a teenager, but it can be really disturbing when they’re spoken by kids as young as preschool or kindergarten age. Various research has shown that kids may begin to worry about body weight and physical appearance as early as age 3 to 5 and that many young children express unhappiness about their bodies.Read More
Metabolism is the chemical process by which our bodies extract energy by food. In a large amount of people, metabolism is slower than usual can be due to a number of factors including lack of activity, sleep, poor diet, aging and stress. While we can't avoid aging, we can control the rest. Tips on metabolism-boost foods:Read More
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You may be hearing a lot about measles lately, and all of this news on TV, social media, internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as a parent really need to know about this disease. CDC has put together a list of the most important facts about measles for parents like you.Read More
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.
When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters. Follow these tips for heart-healthy eating.Read More
Individuals who earned $66,000 or less in 2018 can self-file their federal and state taxes for free and save an average of $200 in fees by using My Free Taxes.Read More
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In a new study involving people over 70 who have exercised regularly for years, scientists discovered that the participants' hearts, lungs, and muscles were in equivalent shape to those of people in their 40s.
Regular exercise could help keep the body young, new research shows.Read More
Calling an ambulance for concerning symptoms associated with a heart attack can be the difference between life and death.Read More
You work hard to build your retirement savings. Protect what you’ve built—make sure your savings are distributed according to your wishes if anything happens to you.Read More
If you experience achy joints and low energy, your thyroid may be the cause. It could also be the reason for a racing heart rate and vision problems.
Located in the front of the neck, the thyroid gland can influence your heart rate, body temperature and metabolism.
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Download the Red Cross Blood Donor App
The mobile app puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.Read More
Among the 253 new laws taking effect on January 1, 2019, here are new initiatives added to Illinois' law books.Read More
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