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Childhood depression a growing problem

Childhood depression a growing problem By Gregory Ramey Cox News Service Newspapers (stock photo by skaletto) Q: My 8-year-old son seems to have the perfect life, but he is unhappy and negative most of the time. He has two parents who love him, numerous friends, and achieves well in virtually everything he does. Is it […]

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My Eno n Me

Warning…if you’re male and/or get the heebies hearing words like, “uterus, ovulation, period or stirrups,” you might want to forgo reading this post. I’m going to attempt to tackle the popular question, “Why can’t you get prego and what lead you to adoption?” Bear with me. (stock photo by lusi) I was at the fertility […]

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Picky Eater iPhone Application from Cookingallergyfree.com

Have a child who has food allergies? Here is a super helpful iPhone application that has a listing of over 1500 ingredients and their associations to about 150 allergen groups, Picky Eater iPhone application by www.cookingallergyfree.com. I am sure there are occasions when parents are out and about and not sure about some of the […]

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Q&A with The Children's Hospital

Every month, we’ll be featuring a Q & A from Children’s Hospital on a different health topic, as it relates to you or your children. This month’s topic is Donating Blood! Q & A: Donating Blood to The Children’s Hospital What is unique about The Children’s Hospital’s blood donation needs? Unlike centers that store blood […]

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Win a 6-month Supply of Delicious Sara Lee Soft & Smooth Products!

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER MARTY GISTER!** Let’s face it: most of our New Year’s resolutions center around self-improvement and eating healthy is usually at the top of that list. Last summer, I attended a back-to-school nutrition summit for Sara Lee® Soft & Smooth™ in Chicago. I’ve always liked Sara Lee but never considered it […]

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All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth a vasectomy

Warning to men everywhere: this post’s contents will make you extremely uncomfortable. Proceed with caution. My husband Jamie underwent the “snip-snip” on Friday. We have two beautiful kids and had always planned to have three so did not take this decision lightly. But after a couple of failed attempts at getting pregnant and much prayer, […]

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Healthy Kids Thank-A-Thon 2009

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Need a unique way to blog about the holiday? Participate in the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition’s Healthy Kids Thank-A-Thon 2009! This is a FREE, fun, and easy way to utilize social media and celebrate Thanksgiving by promoting health for kids. We often don’t think about our health until something […]

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Beat the Holiday Stress

Guest Blogger Jolene Park founded Healthy Discoveries in 2001, and with a passion for health, Jolene inspires her audiences to create balance in all areas of their lives. She promotes individual responsibility and believes in the power of information to provide options for choosing healthy lifestyles.  (Stock photo provided by gabrielbu.) One of my most […]

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Aye-yay-eye

It’s November, and you know what THAT means. Decisions and predictions. As in those two words that give me hives: open enrollment. For those who are fortunate enough to have a job —  a job with benefits — this is the time of year to decide what coverage to pay for and how much we […]

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