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December 5, 2016
How to navigate holiday meals
December 5, 2016 - 9:55pm
Snowbirds should pack sunscreen and know the signs of skin cancer
December 5, 2016 - 9:40am
Tangy cranberries add color and flavor to holiday meals
December 5, 2016 - 9:40am
Healthy living: 3 things for better health
December 5, 2016 - 9:38am
December 1, 2016
Wild male and female guppies. By Per Harald Olsen - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9997976
Sustainable, affordable health solution: Rural Cambodia uses guppy fish to fight dengue fever
December 1, 2016 - 11:59am
November 30, 2016
Enthusiasts of winter swimming warm up on the bank of the Yenisei River ahead of their weekly bathing session, with the air temperature at about minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit), in the Siberian town of Divnogorsk, Russia November 18, 2016. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
STUDY: Want to delay death? Swim, dance, or get on the court
November 30, 2016 - 10:46am
November 29, 2016
Girls who reported higher-quality relationships with their mothers were 44 percent less likely to start having sex during the study period. Teens who opted not to participate in the surveys were also less likely to be living with both parents, potentially having worse relationships than the youth who did participate. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Girls may wait longer for sex when they're close to their mothers
November 29, 2016 - 10:36am
November 28, 2016
Michelle McMahon is director of health and fitness at Takedown Gym, north of Brainerd and Baxter. Submitted.
Crow Wing Energized: The average person gains 5-7 pounds during the holiday season, don't let it be you
November 28, 2016 - 1:20pm
A man crosses a main road as pedestrians carrying food walk along the footpath in central Sydney, Australia, August 12, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo
Scientists: Yo-yo dieting, obesity may be tied to your gut microbes
November 28, 2016 - 11:51am
November 27, 2016
The holiday season can be stressful making everyone wish for more time to get things done and get a healthy night's sleep. Making mini-goals can help when facing the time crunch. Photo illustration.
Healthy living: 3 things for better health
November 27, 2016 - 11:37pm
November 21, 2016
Green beans remain a popular choice for the holiday feast. The iconic holiday side dish green bean casserole, created in 1955, remains popular today even amid the push to eat less processed foods. Photo illustration
Ready to update your green bean casserole?
November 21, 2016 - 1:13pm
Give the turkey producers credit. Many have reduced the amount of sodium in their products by 200 to 400 milligrams of sodium per serving since we first began this annual survey. Ten years ago, most frozen turkeys had more than 500 milligrams of sodium. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Commentary: Let's talk turkey - and sodium
November 21, 2016 - 12:55pm
November 20, 2016
Adding more fruits and vegetables to the plate and enjoying higher calories foods in small portions can make Thanksgiving enjoyable without blowing weight loss goals. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Healthy living: 3 Things for Better Health
November 20, 2016 - 9:29pm
November 17, 2016
Smokers have higher lifetime risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm
November 17, 2016 - 9:40am
November 13, 2016
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Crow Wing Energized: How to Be Financially Prepared for the Holidays
November 13, 2016 - 11:47pm
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