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How to Help Someone Grieving in the Holiday Season
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Holiday joy can be lost on someone grieving the death of a loved one. But supportive family and friends can help the bereaved cope with this difficult period, experts say.

"One of the best ways to help those who are grieving during the holidays is to let them know you care and that their loved one is not forgotten," J. Donald Schumacher, president and CEO of National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, said in a news release from the group.

Helpful Hints for the Holiday Season
Monday, December 08, 2014
Read more...Being a diabetic during the holidays can be difficult, but there is no need to stress! With these simple tips and tricks, you can make that holiday meal or any other meal time stress free. 
Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Infants are exposed to more speech from mothers during their first year of life, which may be why they often pay more attention to mom, new research suggests.

"Infants respond to both parents in the first months, with a greater response to moms," said study co-author Dr. Betty Vohr, professor of pediatrics at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, R.I.

Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
Monday, December 01, 2014
Overindulging in holiday food can pose serious risks for people with type 2 diabetes, an expert warns.


"If you are someone who is not in good control of your diabetes throughout the year, the holiday season can really make your situation worse," Dr. Laila Tabatabai, an endocrinologist with Houston Methodist Hospital, said in a hospital news release.

How to Build a Healthy Plate This Holiday
Friday, November 21, 2014

Read more...Thanksgiving is all about eating…and being with your loved ones, of course! With so many foods and snacks surrounding this wonderful holiday, how can you make healthy choices that will keep your blood sugar stable?


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