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Where to Turn for Help

For many, the holidays are not always a joyous time — especially so for those affected by mental health conditions. Recognize the symptoms and know where to turn for help.

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Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety

Each year, thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital ER. Here are tips to help you find toys your children will enjoy and you know are safe.

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Common Cold Quiz

Do over-the-counter cold medicines cure a cold? Can bundling up prevent a cold? Find out how much you know about the common cold by taking this quiz.

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Are You Addicted to Shopping?

During the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, do you find you get a rush of out the big purchase? Could it mean you are addicted to shopping?

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