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Sick in the Summer- What Causes Summer Colds?

08/04/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Have you or your kids ever gotten sick… in the summer? Contrary to what many believe, common colds aren’t something that happens just when it’s cold outside. In fact, it’s possible to get a cold at any time of the year. To understand why you might have gotten sick in the summertime, you need to understand how people get colds in the first place. Generally speaking, you get colds from other people who are already sick or have a virus. When you touch a surface or breathe in…

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4 Things to Do When Your Child is Stung By a Bee

08/04/2015 | Everyday WellnessSafety & Prevention

Summertime is generally a fun time for kids. When the sun’s out, kids can play outside to their hearts’ content. Unfortunately, every once in awhile, playing outside can lead to kids getting hurt. One of the more common injuries that children get while playing outside is a bee sting. Bee stings (along with hornet and wasp stings) are very unpleasant- especially for a child who hasn’t been stung before. In some cases, when a child is allergic, stings can also cause health problems.…

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Summer ‘Me’ Time- 5 Great Places to Visit Without the Kids in Indianapolis

07/30/2015 | Everyday Wellness

Summertime is full of family activities. From camping in the dunes to riding bikes around Indianapolis to picnics in the park, you have probably have a schedule loaded with time spent with your spouse and kids. However, a night or day out without your children is a good way to refresh, re-charge and reduce stress. So, call up the babysitter and check out these 5 great places to visit without kids in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art. A great way to spend a day broadening your…

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Transforming Your Family’s Diet (For the Better) With Community Supported Agriculture and CSAs

07/30/2015 | Everyday WellnessHealthy Eating

Navigating through nutritional recommendations can be confusing. Knowledge about what is and isn’t good for us is always changing. For instance,  20 years ago, people thought that fat was terrible for you. Recent studies have shown that certain types of fat aren’t so bad. There is one piece of nutritional knowledge that never seems to change, though. You have got to eat your vegetables. The challenge is getting more vegetables into your diet. One solution that comes with the added…

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