Time To Start Healthy Back-To-School Routines

The last few weeks of summer vacation are a terrific time to ease into healthy routines that will make the start of the school year less stressful. Before the backpack scramble begins, help your kids start or reestablish habits that will help them get enough sleep,...

Summer’s Gift: Grilled Peaches

Nothing screams summer like peaches. Warmed by the sun, glowing amber and rose, a perfectly ripe peach needs nothing more than a hungry admirer with a few relaxing minutes to savor the flavor – and a napkin to sop up drips. However, if you want to elevate...

Road Trip Tips For Miles Of Healthy Smiles

By Bryana Allen, Delta Dental of Washington Summer is in full swing! It’s time to soak up sunshine, warm weather and visit your favorite travel destinations. If you’re hitting the road this summer, don’t forget to pack for your smile. For miles of...

Grilling, Marinades & Cancer

‘Tis the season for grilling. But before you sear chicken, steaks or even salmon over the coals, read about the danger of cancer hidden in charred meats, and learn how certain marinades can mitigate risk—research conducted by 13-year-old Lauren Hodge whose work...

Dealing With Teen Sleep Deprivation

The urge teens feel to stay up later isn’t completely driven by late-night movies, web surfing and hanging out with friends. Naturally changing circadian rhythms play a strong role. Younger children tend to feel sleepy between 8 and 10 p.m. because the pineal...

Healthy Summer Picnic Hacks

Summer’s here and it’s too hot to eat indoors – so why not head to park, lake or mountains with a picnic? With seasonal produce at its peak, it’s the perfect time to load your picnic backpack with the fiber, antioxidants and vitamins found in fruits...
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