Diarrhea; Main Risk is Dehydration in Children

Diarrhea makes the body lose too much water and minerals called electrolytes. That leads to dehydration. Babies can get dehydrated very quickly; within a day or two after diarrhea starts and it can be very dangerous, especially in newborns. If your baby is younger than 3 months and has a fever as well as diarrhea, call […]

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Diarrhea Does Not Always Need Medicine

Everyone reading this have experienced bouts of diarrhea at some points in their lives. Also, many people will reach for Imodium the moment a loose stool appears.  Before you take that next Imodium pill, note that few episodes of diarrhea are not an indication for unnecessary use of antibiotics.  Diarrhea is often your body’s way […]

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Wash Your Hands After Using the Bathroom: Every Single Time!

We all know what we’re supposed to do after using the toilet.  Yes, wash our hands.  Using the bathroom requires a lot of touching: opening the door, lifting the lid, wiping and flushing. You get germs on your hands with any one of these efforts. So, if you don’t wash your hands … well, think […]

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Eats Oats for Improved Mood and Great Sleep

Food makes us feel good. Besides tasting great and nourishing the body, food also has an influence on appetite and mood.

Research demonstrates that certain foods affect powerful mood-modifying brain chemicals called neurotransmitters.

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Red Meat Can Increase Your Body Odor

Perhaps you love red meat? Or perhaps you do not like it at all?  Read meat often gets a bad reputation when it comes to your health; you hear about how it shortens your lifespan and can even cause you to have a larger appetite, but a less well-known effect of red meat is that […]

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Baby Formula Must be Disposed after Feeding

Whether you choose to make a bottle just before each feeding, choose to pre-make and refrigerate enough to use for the day, know this: Prepared formula should be consumed or stored in the refrigerator within 1 hour If prepared formula has been at room temperature for more than 1 hour, throw it away;  don’t save it […]

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Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Wash

Mix equal amounts hydrogen peroxide with water, such as 1/2 cup to 1/2 cup. Swish this mixture around your mouth for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stop and spit out the solution if it’s hurting your mouth and try not to swallow any of the mixture. Gargling hydrogen peroxide mouthwash may help to improve […]

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Tooth Ache: Home Remedies That Work

A tooth ache is something we have all experienced at least once in our life time; more than that, over 90% of adults have had some form of tooth decay.  Effective tooth ache remedies do not have to cost you a fortune as there are lots of affordable treatment methods you can try at home to […]

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Read Why Daily Aspirin is not For Everyone

An old saying suggests taking daily aspirin can help to prevent heart disease and stroke. However, new studies have shown that it’s not for everyone, but for some people it helps.  If you have never had a heart attack, stroke or known cardiovascular disease and is healthy, taking an aspirin a day may actually cause […]

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Why Water Can be Deadly for Your Baby

As humans, we need water to survive but there is a time in a person’s life when drinking water is deadly; even as much as a few ounces is enough to kill.  As healthy adults, our bodies are made up of 55-60% of water unlike babies’ bodies that are made up of 75% water. That […]

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