Carrie DeVries

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  • Caring for our skin is important to our overall health. But it's natural that we want it to look good too. Luckily, many of the same measures we can take to keep it healthy will also help it look young and more blemish-free.
  • It's one thing to watch your portion sizes and limit unhealthy foods at home. But what do you do when the buffalo chicken wings are on special at your favorite family restaurant? Use these 10 tips to tailor your eating-out experience so it's both enjoyable and healthy.
  • "Mom, she won't stop touching me!" "Dad, he stole my video game!" Any parent with more than one child will inevitably experience some sibling fighting and rivalry ... sometimes quite a lot of it. But even though it's normal, there are ways you can control the chaos.
  • It can prevent colds, food poisoning, and even H1N1 (swine) flu—all without a prescription. What is this medical wonder? Simple hand-washing. According to experts, washing your hands regularly is one of the best ways to protect yourself from harmful germs and prevent passing them on to others.
  • You can eat whatever you want and still lose weight. Fact: You need to burn more calories than you eat if you want to lose weight. You can still eat your favorite foods--as long as you pay attention to the total number of calories that you eat. Controlling portions is the key.