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Well-Being

Stress relievers: Tips to tame stress
Stress getting to you? Try some of these tips for stress relief.

Smoking cessation: Creating a quit-smoking plan
Create plan to cope with hurdles you may face as you quit smoking.

Mindfulness exercises: How to get started
Looking to start living in the moment? Find out how to use mindfulness exercises to develop a greater awareness of the world around you.

Friendships: Enrich your life and improve your health
Discover the connection between health and friendship, and how to promote and maintain healthy friendships.

Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits
A soothing massage can help you unwind, but that's not all. Explore the possible benefits of massage and what to expect.

Spirituality and stress relief: Make the connection
Taking the path less traveled by exploring your spirituality can lead to a clearer life purpose, better personal relationships and enhanced stress management skills.

Social support: Tap this tool to beat stress
Having close friends and family has far-reaching benefits for your health. Here's how to build and maintain these essential relationships.

Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress
Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.

Stress management: Know your triggers
Your response to the demands of the world determines your stress level. Take time to consider common stressors and how they affect you.

Stress management
Stress getting to you? Try some of these tips for stress relief.

Work-life balance: Tips to reclaim control
When your work life and personal life are out of balance, your stress level is likely to soar. Use these practical strategies to restore harmony.

Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep
You're not doomed to toss and turn every night. Consider simple tips for better sleep, from setting a sleep schedule to including physical activity in your daily routine.

Chronic stress puts your health at risk
Chronic stress can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Take steps to control your stress.

Job burnout: How to spot it and take action
Discover if you're at risk of job burnout — and what you can do when your job begins to affect your health and happiness.

Heart disease in women: Understand symptoms and risk factors
All women face the threat of heart disease. But becoming aware of symptoms and risks unique to women, as well as eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising, can help protect you.

Self-esteem check: Too low or just right?
Self-esteem is shaped by your thoughts, relationships and experiences. Understand the ranges of self-esteem and the benefits of promoting healthy self-esteem — including mental well-being, assertiveness, resilience and more.

Sleep tips: 7 steps to better sleep
Think about all the factors that can interfere with a good night's sleep — from pressure at work and family responsibilities to unexpected challenges, such as layoffs, relationship issues or illnesses. It's no wonder that quality sleep is sometimes elusive.

Family Well-being

ADHD diet: Do food additives cause hyperactivity?
Food additives include artificial colors, artificial sweeteners and preservatives. There's no solid evidence that food additives cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Healthy snacks for kids: 10 child-friendly tips
Healthy snacks for kids don't have to be dull. Consider 10 tips for quick and healthy snacks.

Healthy body image: Tips for guiding girls
A healthy body image is an important part of a growing girl's self-esteem. Understand what you can do to help your daughter feel comfortable with her body.

Halloween safety: Tips for trick-or-treaters
Make Halloween safety part of your holiday fun. Start with these practical Halloween safety tips.

Stepfamilies: How to help your child adjust
Stepfamilies can be successful if family members work to build healthy relationships. Find out how to help your child adjust to being part of a blended family.

Child sleep: Put preschool bedtime problems to rest
Bedtime shouldn't be a battle. Consider common preschool bedtime problems — and what to do about them. The result could be a good night's sleep for the entire family.

Staying healthy in school: Kid-friendly tips
Do you know why school kids get sick so often? The best ways to keep your child healthy in school? Get the answers to these school health questions and more.

Parenting tips: How to improve toddler behavior
Toddlers are infamous for tantrums and other behavior issues. To encourage listening and cooperation, follow these parenting tips.

Baby Well-Being

Baby sleep: Helping baby sleep through the night
Tired of being awake at all hours with your baby? Use these simple tips to help your baby sleep through the night.

Baby bath basics: A parent’s guide
Wonder how to do a baby bath? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you master the basics.

Well-baby exam: What to expect during routine checkups
A well-baby exam involves measurements, vaccines and an evaluation of your baby's development. Know the basics of a well-baby exam and how to prepare.

Premature baby? Understand your preemie's special needs
If you have a premature baby, understand the challenges your preemie might face — and remember the importance of meeting your own special needs.

Baby naps: Daytime sleep tips
Baby naps can be a restful time for you and your little one — but the process of getting your baby to sleep during the day can be anything but. Understand the basics of baby naps.

Infant development: Milestones from 4 to 6 months
From ages 4 to 6 months, your baby becomes more aware of his or her surroundings. Infant development milestones include rolling over, clapping hands and babbling.

Umbilical cord care: Do's and don'ts for parents
A newborn's umbilical cord stump typically falls off within about two weeks after birth. In the meantime, treat your baby's umbilical cord stump gently.

Fitness

Fitness training: Elements of a well-rounded routine
Fitness training balances five elements of good health. Make sure your routine includes aerobic fitness, strength training, core exercises, balance training, flexibility and stretching.

Eating and exercise: 5 tips to maximize your workouts
Knowing when and what to eat can make a difference in your workouts. Understand the connection between eating and exercise.

Fitness tips for menopause: Why fitness counts
Regular physical activity is crucial for women facing menopause. Consider what physical activity can do for you — and how to apply fitness tips for menopause to your daily routine.

Heat and exercise: Keeping cool in hot weather
Stay safe during hot-weather exercise by drinking enough fluids, wearing proper clothing and timing your workout to avoid extreme heat.

Fitness program: 5 steps to get started
Are you thinking about starting a fitness program? Good for you! You're only five steps away from a healthier lifestyle.

Yoga: Fight stress and find serenity
Is yoga right for you? It is if you want to fight stress, get fit and stay healthy.

Exercise: A drug-free approach to lowering high blood pressure
Having high blood pressure and not getting enough exercise are closely related. Discover how small changes in your daily routine can make a big difference.

Fitness: Tips for staying motivated
Fitness doesn't have to be drudgery. These tips can help you add focus and fun to your routine.

Fitness: Create a program that's right for you
Ask yourself these questions to create a workout tailored to your needs and preferences.

Golf injuries: Play it safe with these tips
Golf injuries are common but avoidable. Learn how to protect yourself.

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