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Are kids getting more concussions than we realize?
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:45:30 GMT
Every year, almost half a million (PDF) children across the United States visit emergency rooms for concussions. But recent studies find that number may undercount just how many kids really have concussions.
Be here, now: Staying present on the road
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:27:19 GMT
Expedia's resident travel expert Courtney Scott gives travelers tips on how to stay present on the road, in this all-consuming digital era.
Why some people aren't tempted to cheat on their partners
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:29:23 GMT
Even if you don't live in Hollywood, you've probably wondered how some people manage to stay married for decades on end. When asked how he remained faithful to his wife, the late, legendary actor/god/salad dressing entrepreneur Paul Newman is said to have quipped something of, "Why go out for hamburger when you could have a steak at home."
Checking into new hotel brands
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:36:02 GMT
A blend of luxury and local charm, these hotel chains are looking for potential profits in the launch of new lifestyle brands.
Urban Farmers' rooftop farms
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:43:19 GMT
Urban Farmers' rooftop greenhouses are a growing business that reconnects communities with food.
Julianna Snow dies on her terms
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:10:41 GMT
Julianna Snow, the 5-year-old girl who sparked an international conversation about wrenchingly difficult decisions for terminally ill children, died Tuesday.
Celebrating life, thinking about death at a new kind of festival
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:26:27 GMT
The Before I Die Festival is intended to get people thinking about what they want to accomplish in their remaining days, end-of-life care and funeral arrangements.
Watch the world's cutest water skier
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:27:40 GMT
6-month-old Zyla St. Onge learns water skiing from her dad, a professional barefoot water skier.
Kids bored with Facebook? What to know about their new favorite sites
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:58:16 GMT
Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. While it may seem more complicated to post photos on Instagram, share casual moments on Snapchat, text on WhatsApp, and check your Twitter feed throughout the day, tweens and teens love the variety.
Getting a childhood back at camp after a parent's cancer took it away
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:28:54 GMT
There are camps for kids with cancer, but Camp Kesem brings the camp experience back to children whose parents are the ones impacted by the disease.
Raising spoiled kids? How to set limits
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:22:44 GMT
More than 10 years ago, as I headed to one of my final OB/GYN appointments before my first daughter was born, I had a moment.
A tea party to say goodbye to Julianna Snow
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:12:02 GMT
It was a funeral with a dress code: fabulous.
Keep calm and TSA on, a how to guide for long airport line rage
Wed, 18 May 2016 18:59:03 GMT
Whether you need to travel for business or enjoy traveling for pleasure, not ruining your trip right off the bat requires some planning, determination and the ability to just let go.
How to nurture your child's love of reading
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:49:37 GMT
Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there's one key book that captures a kid's imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks a hunger for more big ideas and fine writing. In some cases, parents influence kids' appreciation of books by sharing their own love of literature and modeling reader behavior -- always having a book to read, taking books on vacation, reading before bedtime, making regular trips to the library and bookstore, etc.
What handwriting might reveal about the next U.S. president
Sat, 11 Jun 2016 22:36:53 GMT
Donald Trump is actually an "introvert," Hillary Clinton is "sensitive" and Bernie Sanders is "stirred by his emotions."
Don't dump old pills; here's how to dispose of them safely
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:09:50 GMT
Opioids like Vicodin and Percocet are commonly prescribed to dull pain after medical procedures and to treat chronic pain. They also commonly languish in medicine cabinets, sometimes for years, making easy pickings for someone with an addiction.
The transformative power of yoga
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:55:53 GMT
A yoga instructor in Nairobi used his tough upbringing in the slums as a means to help others heal.
A new dimension in shopping
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:19:23 GMT
Retailers are using virtual reality to connect with customers and give them unique experiences.
You're worried about the wrong animal attack
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 15:20:34 GMT
When a 2-year-old boy was snatched by an alligator in a lagoon at a Walt Disney World resort hotel in Orlando on Tuesday, it was without a doubt horrific -- and extremely rare.
This is the age when you start losing friends
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 21:33:29 GMT
Are you younger than 25 years old? You may want to appreciate this moment in life when your social circle is at its greatest. If you're older, you may relate to what you read next.
'Sea lice' are actually not-so-cute baby jellyfish
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 20:55:17 GMT
Sea lice. Beach lice. Seabather's eruption. Pika-pika. Ocean itch. Those are just some of the names given to a rash caused by a minuscule creature that often invades summer waters in Florida and the Caribbean, pestering swimmers with nasty bumps and sometimes flu-like symptoms.
How to stop a kid's meltdown
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:14:47 GMT
In my house, we called it going boneless. That's when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them.
Love, not pity, was 5-year-old Julianna's lesson
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:51:20 GMT
Saturday, I wore a floral dress with bright splashes of pink and purple to a funeral.
When my son's armpits smell like rotten cauliflower
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 21:42:02 GMT
"Oh, puberty," laments Amanda Rodriguez, a mom of three boys, ages 8, 11 and 14.
Birchbox brings beauty industry online
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 21:21:54 GMT
An internet-based cosmetic company is making up ground in the beauty product industry.
Among shelter dogs, finding the strength to fight bulimia
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:36:33 GMT
Shannon Kopp battled bulimia for eight years and says the love showed by the most desperate dogs is the reason she's alive today.
Dunkin' Donuts' menu, as curated by a nutritionist
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:57:18 GMT
Is it possible to eat something healthy at a fast food chain such as Dunkin' Donuts?
Saying 'hello' can extend your life
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 21:31:27 GMT
Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how something as simple, and as nice, as saying "hello" can help you live to 100.
Pool party? Check the health inspection before diving in
Fri, 20 May 2016 00:28:20 GMT
Before you do your best belly flop: The Centers for Disease Control found nearly 80% of swimming pools, hot tubs/spas, etc had at least one violation when inspected.