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Guest Post: Health Risks in the Home By Keri Peterson, MD

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Did you know that everyday items in your home can cause health risks? Here are some common culprits along with easy solutions: Sponges Sponges are the dirtiest item in your home. Odor-causing bacteria grows rapidly within a sponge, doubling every 20 minutes, producing billions of germs in a 24-hour period!   Solution: SpongeBath is the only effective way to clean ...

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A Healthy You Recap: Alison Sweeney, Posture Shirt, Fitness Magazine Tips & Healthy Nail Polish

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Segment 1: Alison Sweeney’s sleep secret to staying healthy Many might know this actress as Sammy Davis from “Days of Our Lives.”  She’s also the host of “The Biggest Loser.”  For over 20 years, Alison Sweeney juggled two jobs while caring for her home and raising two kids. Alison told Carol that she’s seen many dieting mistakes over the years, ...

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A Healthy You Recap: CrossFit and PS90X, Cancer Treatment &

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Segment 1:  CrossFit and PS90X with Lisa Davis Lisa Davis, host of radio show, “It’s your Health,” explained to Carol the differences (and similarities) of CrossFit, PX90 and Zenga.   CrossFit  is a whole body workout that combines functional movement with high intensity—and even if you’re fit, it can be a tough workout!  It is definitely scalable to each person’s ...

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Guest Post: Back to School Children’s Allergy tips with Iris Shamus

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Sending your food allergic child off to school can be a daunting task but don’t despair, with some many children these days suffering from allergies, schools are becoming more aware and adept at handling these issues.  Here are a few tips to help keep your child in school safe and sound. 1.             Communicate: Be in a communicative relationship with your child’s school. ...

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A Health You Recap: Flywheel, Happiness & Breast Cancer Prevention

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Segment 1:  Flywheel with Ruth Zukerman Ruth Zukerman, well-known as the driving force behind the New York indoor cycling phenomenon, Flywheel, explained to Carol that this 45 minute workout incorporates BOTH stationery bike riding AND weight lifting (with really great, lively music) that will give you a full body workout, while you’re having fun. Comfort is a huge issue when biking, ...

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Guest Post: Avoid the Dentist – Without Ignoring your Teeth!

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By Nadine Artemis  Carol Alt has a beautiful, healthy smile and you can, too. It’s easy! Just follow a few simple steps and you will have clean, bright teeth, healthy gums, and fresh breath every day. Before you do anything else, ditch the toxic synthetic and chemical toothpastes, whiteners, and mouthwashes that clutter your bathroom counter. Many of these products ...

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A Healthy You Recap: All about the mouth!

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Segment 1:  What your mouth says about your overall health with Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez Cancer and Nutrition Expert Dr. Gonzalez explained that the mouth is a reflection on one’s overall health; alternatively, mouth problems can also cause problems in other parts of the body. Mouth bacteria can move through the circulatory system and, more and more, research is showing that ...

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