What is a Community Health Center?

What is a Community Health Center?

In lots of places across the United States, getting regular healthcare can be tough. Whether that's due to time, transportation or money, it can be a real challenge seeing doctors when there's a gap between the need and the opportunity. Community health centers work...

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8 Great Resources If You’re Struggling to Breastfeed

8 Great Resources If You’re Struggling to Breastfeed

Breastfeeding is natural, but it's not always easy. Before your baby was born, you may have watched videos and read books to help you craft a breastfeeding plan. Now that your baby's here, though, you may discover that you need even more help. Nursing can be tough,...

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What to Avoid When You’re Breastfeeding

What to Avoid When You’re Breastfeeding

For months, you've been eating for two. That means you’ve probably put special care into your diet to make sure you were nourishing both yourself and your baby.  But now that your little one is here, you may be ready to cut loose and start enjoying all your...

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Can the Sun Actually Disinfect Your Laundry?

Can the Sun Actually Disinfect Your Laundry?

For hundreds of years, clotheslines have played an important role in people's wash routines. These days, though, most people toss their dirty duds in the dryer instead of pinning them to the line. And that shift to better tech gives us cleaner, more sanitary clothes,...

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Common Summer Bugs & How to Thwart Them

Common Summer Bugs & How to Thwart Them

Summer is a top season for bites and stings. During the warmer months, you may spend more time outdoors among the critters, and it’s also the time of year when many insects and spiders are most active. Insects shouldn't keep you from summer fun, but you should take...

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How to Wash Your Shoes (& Why You Need To)

How to Wash Your Shoes (& Why You Need To)

You may take it for granted that your shoes are dirty. After all, they spend all day walking along the ground. But while you can’t do anything about how much your shoes pick up throughout the day, you don't have to settle for filthy feet. Instead, give your shoes a...

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Why Keeping Your Car Clean Matters

Why Keeping Your Car Clean Matters

Here's a dirty little secret: your car is less clean than you think it is. And let’s be honest. It’s easy to forget about your car, especially if you’re someone who doesn’t mind a few fries or straw wrappers littering the floor here and there. Who even has time to...

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7 Veggie Main Dishes Even Carnivores Will Love

7 Veggie Main Dishes Even Carnivores Will Love

Summer is undoubtedly cookout season, with grills across America piled high with meat as we celebrate holidays and abundant sunshine.  Your grill can handle so much more than meat, though.  But burgers and hot dogs are such common barbecue foods that it can...

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9 Natural Remedies for Soothing Period Cramps

9 Natural Remedies for Soothing Period Cramps

When period cramps strike, you want relief as quickly as possible. Doctors suggest that the best way to soothe period pain is to take ibuprofen or another over-the-counter pain reliever. And while that's not a bad idea on your worst days, you may not want to pop pills...

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