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Health Screening For Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Health Screening For Children.

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Keeping Your Family Safe from the Cold & Flu

Parents do everything possible to limit germs in the home when a new baby joins the family. But during cold and flu season, it's equally important to do the same thing to protect children and adults of all ages. Remember when you asked everyone w...  Read more

Your Guide to Health Screenings

You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte...  Read more

A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer Prevention

Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women. So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical...  Read more

Why Kids Need to Spend Time Outdoors

Today, kids are well aware of the global threats to their environment, but their physical contact, their intimacy with nature on a day-to-day basis, is fading. A fifth-grader in a San Diego classroom put it succinctly: "I like to play indoo...  Read more

What Your Bad Habits Say About You

When Robert works, he’s glued to his computer screen, consumed for hours with phone calls and deadlines, oblivious to hunger pangs. He often skips meals or grabs whatever might be in his desk drawer—potato chips, Girl Scout cookies, lefto...  Read more

IOS8 Health App and Sparkpeople
Updated 10/1/2014 11:07:03 AM

Is sparkpeople going to link with the iPhone Health App to source data?...  Read more

So frustrated! Dealing with new set of health issu
Updated 9/29/2014 8:24:23 PM

So frustrated! Dealing with new set of health issues that have taken me out of the gym. I am so tired of this! No energy or appetite and trying to maintain healthy habits....  Read more

So, I have all of these health issues, diabetes, h
Updated 9/29/2014 10:18:37 PM

So, I have all of these health issues, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. On top of that I lost my job of 14 years. I had surgery and came back to work and everything is all the sudden overwhelming. Motivation is not there. Help......  Read more

Going to my first health and wellness group meetin
Updated 9/24/2014 6:45:26 PM

Going to my first health and wellness group meeting!!!...  Read more

Because of health problems I've been trying to los
Updated 9/21/2014 10:30:26 AM

Because of health problems I've been trying to lose weight, eat right, & excercise. Due to some help problems some of these things can be hard but I've recently gone from 302lbs to 282lbs within four months. I would appreciate advice and support....  Read more

Not sure you have diabetes?

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur...  Read more

Cayenne pepper

We had trouble with neighborhood cats spraying our screens on our screened in porch until we sprinkled cayenne pepper on the area in front of the screens. We are hopeful they won't come back!211...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo...  Read more

Dr. Birdie on the New Women's Health Guidelines

Being healthy is about far more than the number on your scale. Just because you lost weight and look fabulous does not guarantee you're healthy on the inside.  As a physician, I have seen many people who are thin and look healthy, but are ac...  Read more