A Healthy Take on Tailgating
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A Healthy Take on Tailgating

Football season is here – and that means tailgate parties! But those classic dishes everyone loves are usually not diet-friendly. For those with diabetes, heart problems or just trying to make healthier choices, that can be a problem.

3 Ways to Fight the Flu
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3 Ways to Fight the Flu

Flu season can start as early as October and last as late as May. Make sure you and your family are prepared each year.

Get and Stay Active at Any Age
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Get and Stay Active at Any Age

Our exercise habits change as we change. Midlife may slow us down and throw off the exercise routines of our twenties. The CDC* reports that only 39% of Arkansans between the ages of 45 and 54 get 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, the recommended standard.

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Top 5 Stress Relievers for Students

Going back to school can add stress to the lives of many high school students. But, there are ways to help your student relax and find happiness through self-care.

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Don’t Bring Home Vacation Weight Gain

When we go on vacation, it’s easy to leave our healthy routines behind. 24-hour buffets, bars and restaurants are hard for many people to resist. But it’s important to make healthy decisions, even on vacation.

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Summer Camp Safety for Kids

As any parent knows, leaving your child at stay-away camp can be anxiety provoking. It seems like a lot can go wrong. But there are things you can do ahead of time to protect your kids while they’re away—and ease your mind.

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How to Stay Active When It’s Too Hot to Work Out

Arkansans love to take advantage of the natural beauty of our state--the mountains, lakes and rivers. But there are a few months every year when it’s just too hot and humid for vigorous outdoor activity.

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Tips for Summer Safety

Summer comes with more freedom – to go on vacation, spend time outdoors, relax and enjoy good company. Spirits are high, but so are the risks to your health and safety. Dehydration, boating accidents and sunburn are a few leading summer-related threats.

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Fit, Fun and Free Activities for Kids

Summer break means plenty of free time to play, but studies show that kids today are less active than ever. When school ends, kids tend to gain weight faster, increasing their risk of obesity. Without their daily recess, kids become stationary, which can lead to a number of health problems.

Add Some Color to Your Summer Diet
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Add Some Color to Your Summer Diet

As summer progresses, you’ll notice brighter colors and leafier greens in your grocery store and local farmers market. The abundance of fresh fruits and veggies makes it a great time to try new food options. And you may decide to makes those options part of your diet long after the season is over!