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10 Tips for Hosting the Perfect Tailgate Party

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By Susannah Wollman The history behind tailgate parties So you think the all-American tradition of celebrating the game in the parking lot is a modern one? Well, you’re partly right. The modern tailgate party probably started with college football. The very first college football game was in 1869 when teams from Rutgers and Princeton met […]

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Signs of a Concussion—What to Watch Out For with Youth Sports

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by Susannah Wollman As school begins again, many athletes in youth sports are already in the swing of things, training both before and after school. And parents are wondering if allowing their child to play sports is a good idea. The good news Participating in youth sports is a good way for kids to practice […]

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Social Media: Tips for Keeping Your Kid Safe

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By Susannah Wollman At what age should kids be allowed to use social media? Although it seems that kids nowadays are practically born with a cell phone, social media is not meant for young kids. Even though most social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) require users to be at least 16, it’s quite easy […]

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Want to increase brain energy? Try these 5 simple breakfast recipes!

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Article by Susannah Wollman Back to the books The summer has simply flown by like salt spray fleeing the waves. It’s time to start getting ready to buy school supplies, new clothes (or uniforms), backpacks, and lunch boxes. Lots has been written about what should be in the box, but we want to start even […]

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6 Reasons Your Child Should Get a Physical Before School Starts

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As we reach the middle of the summer, parents in every state begin gathering the things their child will need to start school in the fall. Besides the required pencils, notebooks, crayons, rulers, paper and so on, one of the most important things your child needs is a physical checkup by a pediatrician. Here are […]

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6 Worst Sunburns and How to Avoid Them

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Summer’s here and people all over are outside to catch some rays. Sunshine gives us Vitamin D, so getting plenty of sun is good… Or is it? Let’s look at some pretty ugly results from too much sun and see how it could have been avoided. We’ve all been there. Out having fun in the […]

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5 Foods That Boost Low Testosterone

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Can What You Eat Affect Testosterone Levels? If you’ve ever wondered if your “Low T” is caused by what you eat, you may already be on the road to a higher count. We agree that foods can boost testosterone, and we’re going to show you how to eat to achieve your optimal testosterone health. What […]

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A Man’s Guide to Outliving a Woman: What to do in Each Decade of Life

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Statistically, throughout the world, women outlive men. Part of that phenomenon is biological, but part of it is behavior. You don’t have to be a statistic! Planning to stay healthy now—no matter which decade you’re in—will help you live a longer life. 20s In your twenties, you’re strong and healthy. You can pretty much do […]

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10 Ways to Unplug from all the Noise

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May is Military Appreciation Month and America’s ER has partnered up with Heroes on the Water, a non-profit that serves injured veterans using the healing power of kayaking therapy to aid in their recovery. We could all benefit from unplugging every now and then because let’s face it, screens are everywhere. It can feel like […]

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

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You know you should eat more greens and probably swap an apple for that bag of chips. But these health benefits might surprise you. Something as little as another serving of vegetables can really pack a health-boost punch. Re-energize Health Habits In one study, people who ate half a fresh grapefruit before meals lost around […]

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