Strength training guidelines for kids and teens
End of summer means fall sports training is gearing up and for some kids, that means strength training. Dr. Rebecca Carl outlines whether or not it is healthy for kids to strength train and shares preventive safety tips during conditioning.
Programs help patients with Parkinson's diseaseIf you or someone you love is dealing with Parkinson's disease at any stage, it may be time to get BIG and LOUD. These two innovative programs can help improve the quality of life for patients with Parkinson's.
Your turf lawn may need some summer helpFrom mid-August through mid-September, add seed to bare spots in your lawn. Choose a seed mix that is appropriate for the amount of sun at your site.
Can't sleep? You probably need to make these changesBrain research has shown how relevant sleep is to health, so it's more important than ever to get a good night's sleep. In the bedroom, that means not just decorating in calming colors but also minimizing stressors and optimizing conditions for a restful night.
15 things patients do that drive their doctors crazyAs a patient, you undoubtedly have a list of pet peeves concerning your doctors, such as when they make you wait for appointments or won't spend as much time as you'd like. But has it occurred to you that doctors have pet peeves about patients, too?
Aidy Bryant tries her hand at fashion with plus-size lineWorld, meet Pauline. Aidy Bryant has rolled out the start of a new plus-size fashion line named for her great aunt, but the "Saturday Night Live" star is starting small with just one dress in three blue styles, a solid, a stripe and a gingham.
How to manage voice recordings on your smart devicesApple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant allow users to manage their voice recordings after the fact, but they each offer varying degrees of control. Here's how it's done.
Finding help when making funeral arrangementsWho was there to support you at the time of arranging the funeral? Most of us are numb and rely on friends, family and funeral directors to help us with the arrangements.
Textiles evolve to meet demand for sustainable materialsWhether it's how they're made or what they're made of, textiles are evolving to meet consumer demand for sustainability. "There's a real push for sustainability now, and the home textiles industry is waking up to that consumer call," says Shannon Maher, chair of Home Products Development at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York.
Planning a renovation? How to get your home readyPrepping your home for a major renovation means more than just draping old sheets over the furniture. Your goal should be to keep the contents of each room intact when the construction is done. Here's how to do that.
Hoffman Estates' Sears Centre certified as a 'sensory inclusive' venueHoffman Estates' Sears Centre Arena is now certified to make all its events "sensory inclusive," accommodating guests with such conditions as autism, PTSD and dementia who might otherwise be overwhelmed by the noise and stimulation.
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