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Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Staying healthy when you have a house full of walking, talking petri dishes ““”“ I mean kids ““”“ is no small feat. And while I don’t recommend you put your kids in a bubble until those spring bulbs you planted spout abo ...
Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade Chicken Soup

There’s nothing quite like homemade chicken soup. I used to buy the canned stuff often, especially during the winter months. But making your own is easy, and that way you know exactly what’s in it! My method involves pre-roasting the chic ...
How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

Once the worst stages of a bad virus or flu have passed, every parent has a dilemma: do you keep your child home another day or two, until she’s completely symptom free, and risk her falling behind in schoolwork (or you falling behind at the of ...
What is Oscillococcinum?

What is Oscillococcinum?

Body aches, chills, fever – ugh.  Having flu-like symptoms is certainly no fun. But in addition to crawling into bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup, there might be another way to temporarily relieve those icky feelings – and it’ ...
Skip The Trip: Shop the Drugstore at Vitacost.com

Skip The Trip: Shop the Drugstore at Vitacost.com

Between dealing with digestive issues, soothing sneezes and sniffles, and fixing up cuts and scrapes, does it seem like you’re always dashing off to the drugstore? Well, now you can skip the trip –   and shop for your drugstore essentials ...
Keep Your Family Well This Cold Season

Keep Your Family Well This Cold Season

Cold and flu season is here. I know, I hate it too. Those of us with children know those little germ factories bring home every bug and cootie they come across at school. Before long, you feel like your house is a Petri dish of viruses and bacteria. ...
I’m Sick. Should I Skip My Workout?

I’m Sick. Should I Skip My Workout?

You’ve finally gotten into a groove””going to the gym every day, eating right, feeling good about your progress. Then it happens. You get sick. And as you cope with a steadily worsening cough, runny nose and sore throat, you start to batt ...