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Health

Newborn to 13+: Car safety tips for kids of all ages

March 15, 2019

BPT For many parents, you buckle up your kids and off you go to day care, school or the park. You trust their car seat or booster seat will keep your child safe should something happen, but are you sure the seat you installed months or years ago is truly secure? “I am deeply concerned…

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Winter can be stressful; Try these four tips

March 8, 2019

BPT Higher levels of stress can cause problems at work and home. Stress is not just hard on your mental well-being, it is hard on your body and can lead to many negative health outcomes. Stress levels can also increase significantly when economic times are tough. In England, the British Health and Social Care Information…

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Eight ways to banish spring allergies

February 23, 2019

BPT Spring. The time of year when, as poet Alfred Lord Tennyson famously said, a young man’s (and woman’s) fancy “lightly turns to thoughts of love.” That is, of course, if you’re not sneezing, coughing or dealing with itchy eyes. Spring allergies seem to get worse every year. Is there anything you can do to…

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Simple ways to be heart smart

February 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Banana Pecan Cherry Oatmeal Discover recipes chock-full of heart-healthy pecans FAMILY FEATURES Sometimes making small changes can have a positive impact on your health — including heart health — like drinking more water, taking the stairs instead of the escalator and adding nutritious ingredients to your snacks and meals.  Incorporating nutritious ingredients is…

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Could you have a heart attack? Reduce your odds through these tips

February 8, 2019

BPT Many Americans consider themselves well-informed and attentive when it comes to their health. That’s why it’s so puzzling that many remain unfazed by the threat of heart disease. That was among the findings of the MDVIP Heart Attack IQ Survey, a national study showing Americans are more concerned about cancer than a heart attack…

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Temple Heart and Vascular Institute receives grant to join national organization focused on improving the lives of women with heart disease

February 8, 2019

The Temple Heart and Vascular Institute has received a grant from “WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease” to support Temple University Hospital’s (TUH) membership in the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance (NHA). The NHA is comprised of a network of hospitals committed to advancing women’s heart health and seeks to ensure that women…

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Hug more, stress less

January 25, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES Whether circumstances are good or bad, exciting or stressful, there are several simple ways to improve emotional and mental fitness.  As one example, sharing a hug with a loved one has been found to boost immune system responses, help fight disease and increase overall health, according to an article published by “The Guardian.”…

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Implement these winter skincare tips into your daily routine

January 19, 2019

BLACKNEWS.COM In the dead of winter, the memory of having glowing, hydrated skin seems like a dream. Winter weather shows no sympathy, as it often leaves skin feeling irritated and dry. Luckily, a few changes to your daily routine can leave your skin soft and hydrated. Below are six winter skincare tips that will help…

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Paris Jackson enjoys date her boyfriend, Gabriel Glenn, hours after alleged suicide attempt

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Paris Jackson  (Photo: By Eugene Powers / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Looking like a picture...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Underutilized palliative care services can help relieve pain

March 15, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease...

Entertainment

Pirro’s show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jeanine Pirro ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro’s show didn’t...

Stateside

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (shutterstock) By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald...

Oasis

Bishop Mary Floyd Palmer makes history as the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s first woman president during Women’s History Month

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop Floyd Palmer leaving the pulpit following conclusion of Installation Ceremony at Bright Hope Baptist...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week, Mar. 24

March 22, 2019

All Signs: This week Venus moves into Pisces, Mars moves into Gemini, and Mercury stops being retrograde....

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff