Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.
The average teenager spends approximately nine hours per day looking at a screen, while younger children often spend up to six hours a day engaging with a screen. Technology has changed the way we live, interact and communicate — all of which has significant health consequences.
Have you ever considered how much time you or your family members spend on a screen? Too much time can become a problem. Learn 5 reasons that slimming your screen time is good for your health.
Hoarding used to be referred to as collecting or saving items. Family members were sometimes called pack rats who seemingly never threw anything away. Whatever the term, people who participate in hoarding activities have gone from being virtually unheard of to almost being a household word.
Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?
Eating as a family can be more than just shared conversations — it’s building relationships. Nutrition educator Katie Johnson shares a few tips that can make it easier to plan and prep meals.
Have you ever wondered if you or someone you know is a little too excessive with their interests or activities? Sometimes, a passion can turn into a problem with shopping, drinking, gambling or something else.
When we feel we have support and are not alone, we often cope more effectively with difficult times in our lives. Boost your sense of belonging.
The early years in a child’s life have a significant effect on his or her future learning, behavior and well-being. Adverse childhood experiences, known as ACEs, create toxic levels of stress that can harm brain development.
How you react to stress shapes your ability to cope with these and other similar events in the future. When you struggle to cope with stressful situations, depression and anxiety become more noticeable.
Kindness is a quality of being. The act of giving kindness is often simple, free, positive and healthy.
Focusing on gratitude can help you find new appreciation for life. Learn how practicing gratitude impacted two community members' lives. What might gratitude do for you?
With the fast pace of work and home, and being constantly inundated with technology and still wanting to have time to connect with those around us, our lives can feel overwhelming and stressful at times. Manage how you live with these five tips to feel less stressed.