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    Health & Wellness: November 2006

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    Choosing Your Child's Doctor in the Twin Cities



    Choosing the right healthcare provider for your child is an important--and sometimes daunting-- decision. There are also a few steps you can take to help you in the decision-making process:



    • Talk to others about doctors--family, friends, and neighbors and coworkers can be a great resource
    • Check your insurance to make sure doctors you're interested in are covered by your plan
    • Conduct a 'phone interview.' Call the office and ask some of your most important questions--how easy is it to get an appointment? What kind of coverage does the office have on weekends and nights? Who can I cal ... Continue reading Choosing Your Child's Doctor in the Twin Cities.

    Menu Aerobics: How to Eat Out Without Pigging Out: Energy Express


    By Marilynn Preston



    Dining out has become our national pastime. So has porking up. Is there a link between the two? You bet your Krispy Kremes. We're a fast-food nation of overeating eater-outers, and if you wish to trim down and stay healthy, you've got to wise up when it comes to ordering a meal. Eating out isn't the enemy, I tell myself on the way to a fun evening of wining and dining. Making stupid choices is.

    By Marilynn Preston

    Dining out has become our national pastime. So has porking up. Is there a link between the two? You bet your Krispy Kremes. We're a fast-food nation of overeating eater-outers, and if you wish to trim down and stay healthy, you've got to wise up when it comes to ordering a meal. Eating out isn't the enemy, I tell myself on the way to a fun evening of wining and dining. Making stupid choices is.

    So listen up. Menu aerobics is all about activating your awareness and exercising good judgment. What'll it be? Chicken fajitas or a beef chimichanga? Veal parmigiana or spaghetti bolognese? Take the following bri ... Continue reading Menu Aerobics: How to Eat Out Without Pigging Out: Energy Express.


    Fever and Taking Your Child's Temperature



    Every parent has probably experienced this scenario: You wake up in the middle of the night to find your child standing by your bed, flushed, hot, and sweaty. Your little one's forehead feels warm. You immediately suspect that your child has a fever, but you're unsure of what to do next. Should you get out the thermometer? Should you call the doctor?


    Even if your child does have a fever, it's likely that it's not serious. Although it can be frightening when your child's temperature rises, fever itself causes no harm and can actually be a good thing - it's often the body's way of fighting off infections. And not all fevers ne ... Continue reading Fever and Taking Your Child's Temperature.


    Get on the Path to a Lifetime of Bone Health


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    Are you and your kids at risk for bone fractures and, later in life, osteoporosis? According to the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis, half of all Americans over the age of 50 fit that description. But taking simple steps now can help you defy the odds.

    Alecsandro%20Andrade%20de%20Melo.jpg
    Are you and your kids at risk for bone fractures and, later in life, osteoporosis? According to the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Bone Health and Osteoporosis, half of all Americans over the age of 50 fit that description. But taking simple steps now can help you defy the odds.

    As a registered dietitian, I know that diet and exercise make the difference. Eating a diet that includes nutrient-rich foods plus regular physical activity helps the whole family build stronger bones ... Continue reading Get on the Path to a Lifetime of Bone Health.