Good for You Cranberry Sauce: No White Sugar Added

An easy Good for You cranberry sauce, no white sugar added! It’s healthy and tasty too!

Holiday stress calls for an attitude adjustment

Many of us find the holidays to be particularly stressful, but the good news is that you can change your attitude to enjoy the present more. In the new book, “The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living”, author Amit Sood offers a plan to help you reduce stress.

The power of nostalgia at Thanksgiving

According to nutritional psychologists and researchers at the University of Southampton, nostalgia (as experienced at Thanksgiving) fills a very important need to belong and feel socially connected, and is actually good for our mental health.

What runs in your family? Talking turkey about health

What do you talk about around the Thanksgiving dinner table? This story from November 2013 is every bit as relevant today. Then Surgeon General, Boris Lushniak, reminded us that it’s a good time to talk about your family’s history of diseases and any other information that can help you keep your loved ones healthy, as the holiday has been declared National Family History Day.

Raising Children With an Attitude of Gratitude

What are you thankful for today? Have you taken the time to teach your children the importance of expressing gratitude? Kids who are taught gratitude are more likely to be appreciative of what they have, and new research has shown they experience a variety of other benefits, too.

9/11’s Second wave: Cancer and other diseases linked to the 2001 attacks are surging

“Today, 15 years after the attacks, doctors are starting to understand why people are still dying. When the towers came down, they say, they released a massive plume of carcinogens, turning lower Manhattan into a cesspool of cancer and deadly disease.”

America’s Electric Grid is Vulnerable

Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) generated from a solar storm or man-made high altitute EMP attack can take down our grid.

The threat is real, and the time for action is now!

Exposure to cleaning products in first three months of life increases risk of childhood asthma

“The risks of recurrent wheeze and asthma were notably higher in homes with frequent use of certain products, such as liquid or solid air fresheners, plug-in deodorizers, dusting sprays, antimicrobial hand sanitizers and oven cleaners. It may be important for people to consider removing scented spray cleaning products from their cleaning routine. We believe that the smell of a healthy home is no smell at all.”

What Every Parent Should Know Before Introducing Their Young Child to Technology

You might want to think twice before handing your toddler your smartphone. Check out our Good for You Conversation with Dr. Gail Saltz on what you need to know about children, technology and how it impacts their development.

Is your child’s use of electronics an addiction or a bad habit?

“Thomas just wouldn’t do anything other than play on his computer and phone. I’d lock digital devices in my safe, but he would outsmart me.”

McDonald’s to ban chicken treated with human antibiotics

For years, we’ve heard health experts and consumers alike express their concern that the consumption of beef, pork and chicken treated with antibiotics could lead to antibiotic-resistant infections in humans. McDonald’s has now taken a step to address those concerns. The company announced that over the next 2 years it will stop purchasing chicken that has been fed antibiotics also prescribed for humans.

People who feel younger at heart live longer

There’s an old adage: “You’re only as old as you feel.” So does feeling younger than your biological age make it more likely that you’ll live longer?

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