High blood pressure (HBP) and stress are common and potentially life-threatening medical conditions. While there is no direct link between HBP and stress, both conditions can put you at risk for a variety of health problems such as heart disease, kidney failure and stroke. It is not certain how many people suffer from stress, but according to the American Heart Association, … [Read more...] about How Exercise Reduces Blood Pressure & Stress
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Dorm Room Must-Haves
It's hard to believe that your baby is heading to college, but it's happening. Here is a round-up of some must-haves for their dorm room. The dorm beds are certainly not the most comfy so your son or daughter will truly appreciate a mattress topper. We love this memory foam topper for a Twin XL mattress or this one for other sizes. The liquid gel infused memory foam reduces … [Read more...] about Dorm Room Must-Haves
Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water this 4th of July
If you are planning on hitting the beach, pool, or nearby lake to celebrate the 4th this year, make sure you keep your little ones safe while enjoying the water with family and friends! The Infant Swimming Resource provided the following tips to help families protect their young children in and around the water this 4th of July weekend. "Research shows that most drownings … [Read more...] about Keep Your Kids Safe in the Water this 4th of July
Honor Mom on Sunday… and on Mother’s Monday Get Her What She Really Needs: Childcare and Workplace Improvements
The Inaugural Mother’s Monday officially kicks off May 11! Celebrated on the day after the traditional Mother’s Day, Mother’s Monday looks to redefine the relationship between motherhood and work. One of the major storylines emerging from the global pandemic is just how significant the impact has been on women, especially working moms. The group behind the celebration, The … [Read more...] about Honor Mom on Sunday… and on Mother’s Monday Get Her What She Really Needs: Childcare and Workplace Improvements
How Many Times Can Someone Take the Plan B Pill?
The Plan B pill is emergency contraception that can be used up to 72 hours after a birth control failure or unprotected sex. Plan B is Levonorgestrel taken in two doses 12 hours apart. Women over 18 can purchase Plan B from their pharmacist without a prescription, making it a safe and accessible option when you are concerned about the possibility of pregnancy. Learn the risks … [Read more...] about How Many Times Can Someone Take the Plan B Pill?