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The #1 Holiday Food at Costco

You can't go wrong with these Christmas food ideas from Costco, even if you're just feeding your immediate family members.


If You're Tired of Waking Up Feeling Less Than Spectacular, Vitamin D Can Help

Getting a good night's rest sounds simple, but more than a third of American adults don't get enough sleep on a regular basis, according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.


Physical activity levels plummet during Covid-19 pandemic


How Mindfulness can help manage stress levels


Natural Sunscreen

Here's our top pick for the best natural sunscreen.


Knee Pain in Children: Causes, Treatment, Prevention And Home Remedies

If your active child is experiencing any severe pain, here are treatments and home remedies that could help. The post Knee Pain in Children: Causes, Treatment, Prevention And Home Remedies appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Physical activity helps reduce menopause symptoms


7 Exercise Mats That Will Make Working Out at Home So Much More Comfortable

Home workouts are convenient - really, who wants to schlep to the gym, only to end up waiting for a machine?


Congress Is Considering Decriminalizing Marijuana. What Does That Mean?

The House of Representatives voted on Friday to pass a historic piece of legislation to decriminalize marijuana in the U.S. — and it’s quite a game-changer for current cannabis regulations. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act) proposed the decriminalization of cannabis, as well as erasure of all “nonviolent” federal marijuana convictions as a means to “address the devastating injustices caused by the War on...


Despite Pandemic, Virtual Charity Swim Meet Raises $166k, Attracts Over 4,300

A watershed moment for this annual event organised by SAFRA and introduced in 2011


WHO looks at e-certificates for Covid-19 vaccination

The World Health Organization said it was considering introducing electronic vaccination certificates, as hopes for an end to the pandemic were boosted after Britain became the first country to approve use of a Covid-19 vaccine. "We are looking very closely into the use of technology in this Covid-19 response and one of them is how can we work with members states towards something called an e-vaccination certificate," WHO Europe expert...


Big Babies At Higher Risk Of Growing Up With Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study

“People born with a high weight should adopt a healthy lifestyle to lower their likelihood of developing the heart rhythm disorder," said Dr Songzan Chen. The post Big Babies At Higher Risk Of Growing Up With Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


'Milestone' anti-ageing treatment restores sight in mice

Scientists said Wednesday they have restored sight in mice using a "milestone" treatment that returns cells to a more youthful state and could one day help treat glaucoma and other age-related diseases. The process offers the tantalising possibility of effectively turning back time at the cellular level, helping cells recover the ability to heal damage caused by injury, disease and age. "I'm excited about being able to rejuvenate organs and...


The Top-Requested Plastic Surgery Trends Of 2020 — That No One Is Talking About

Between the controversy surrounding basic public-health measures and the outright refusal of some to observe any rules or guidelines, 2020 has presented us with a fascinating case study in human behavior during a pandemic. With quarantine fatigue weighing heavy on our minds, and a collective desperation for some semblance of self-care (coupled with the advent of masks altering our perceptions of our own faces), it’s easy to see how the pandemic...


One Surprising Weight Loss Tip So Easy You Won't Believe It Works

Research out of the University of California San Francisco has shed light on the critical important of simply moving around to rev your metabolism.


The #1 Worst Chain Restaurant Dish

Meet the worst of the worst.


How the world has sped up vaccine approvals

Britain has become the first Western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, giving the green light to the Pfizer/BioNTech drug. - US: advisory committee - Both Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna have requested emergency use authorisation (EUA) for their Covid-19 vaccines from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


A Dentist Explains Exactly Why Your Gums Might Hurt During Pregnancy

You've probably been warned of pregnancy symptoms like feet swelling, cravings, and morning sickness, but has anyone mentioned gum pain?


The Struggle Is Real But Can Be Managed: Mental Health Apps And E-Resources

It’s been a physically, emotionally and mentally challenging year, and it’s ok to admit that you’re not alright. Here are some ways you can seek help.


How boosting physical activity could help combat certain menopause symptoms

Increasing the volume and intensity of regular physical exercise could help combat certain symptoms of the menopause, in particular for women experiencing amplified menopause symptoms due to cancer treatments, researchers say. However, the researchers found that the intervention did not appear to play a role in increasing physical activity in women being treated for breast, reproductive, or blood cancers.


Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair

Here's our top shampoo pick for people with color-treated hair.


These 15 Motivational Water Bottles Encourage You To Chug, Chug, Chug!

If you, like me, have trouble staying on top of your much-needed water consumption — you're not alone. Staying sufficiently hydrated can feel like a chore especially on top of actual work and other mundanities of everyday life. According to the USGS, women should have 2.2 liters of water per day, and men should be getting in at least 3 liters. The Mayo Clinic says: "By consuming the minimum recommendation of water, you’re helping your body...


7 Tips You Must Follow to Avoid COVID, Say Doctors

Wear face mask, avoid crowds, social distance, wash your hands, do things outdoors more than indoors and avoid bars and restaurants, says Dr. Anthony Fauci.


45 Fun and Festive Christmas Appetizers That Serve 2 People

The best part about Christmas dinner is the snacks beforehand, and if that statement is wrong, we don't want to be right.


Coronavirus: Latest global developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: - 'Vaccines don't equal zero Covid' - The roll-out of vaccines to fight the Covid-19 pandemic will not by itself eliminate the coronavirus, the World Health Organization says. "Vaccines do not equal zero Covid," WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan says.


Study Finds Family History Might Be Predictor Of Preterm Births

Researchers examined if predicting preterm birth may really be possible through a woman's past familial generations. The post Study Finds Family History Might Be Predictor Of Preterm Births appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


McDonald's Is Bringing Back Holiday Pies

Just in time for the winter season, McDonald's is bringing back the fan-favorite holiday pies at select locations. The sprinkle-laden treat is a rare find.


Experts urge new parents not to worry about inconsistent sleep patterns


Glucosamine supplements 'more effective at reducing death rates than exercise'


It’s Common For People to Become Lactose Intolerant Upon Adulthood - Here’s Why

Cheese is my one true (food) love - I plan on enjoying all the Brie, Gouda, and Manchego I can get because our future together isn't always promised.


8 Fitness Gift Cards For Your Virtual Workout Crew

The new year is so close we can taste it. Only thing is, we're not so sure how 2021 is going to satiate our annual wellness-resolution cravings. If you're also missing good-old-fashioned group fitness classes (you know, the overpriced ones awash in dim lighting and bumpin' tunes), then we've got a sweaty stand-in for you and your workout crew — one that also happens to make A+ holiday material: the virtual-fitness gift card. Since 2020 has...


Conditioner

Here's our top pick for everyday conditioner.


Loneliness in Children Can Lead To Mental Health Problems

Your child may be feeling more lonely than ever during isolation which could put them at risk of any mental health problems. The post Loneliness in Children Can Lead To Mental Health Problems appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Shampoo for Men

Here's our top pick for men's shampoo.


South of the Border, Cannabis Is About to Become Legal

Recreational marijuana is poised to become legal in Mexico and decriminalized by the US House. What will this mean?


World Toilet Day: Singapore Public Toilets More Jialat Than Before, How Ah?

Frankly, in 2020, it's embarrassing. And here's how you can do your part to spread the word of sustainable sanitation.


Productivity has decreased while working from home


The U.K. Approved The Pfizer Vaccine. What Does It Mean For The U.S.?

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – NOVEMBER 23 : An illustration picture shows vials with Covid-19 Vaccine stickers attached and medical syringe with the US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and BioNTech German biotechnology company logos are seen in this creative photo. Pharmaceutical company Pfizer and BioNTech announced positive early results on its phase 3 study of Covid-19 vaccine candidate. Primary efficacy analysis demonstrates BNT162b2 to be 95% effective...


7 Best Dinner Hacks for Weight Loss

These simple hacks will easily help you lose weight!


Breakthrough In Childhood Brain Cancer Could Save Lives

A wonderful breakthrough in childhood brain cancer may improve treatment for medulloblastoma patients. The post Breakthrough In Childhood Brain Cancer Could Save Lives appeared first on theAsianparent - Your Guide to Pregnancy, Baby & Raising Kids.


Study Shows Children With Dyslexia Have Greater Emotional Responses Than Those Without

Children with dyslexia struggle the most in developing literary skills. Experts have found that signs of dyslexia in children usually become apparent once they start going to school where they would have to learn how to read and write. This is because the minds of dyslexic people have a difficult time translating images from the The post Study Shows Children With Dyslexia Have Greater Emotional Responses Than Those Without appeared first on...


7 Hacks to Give Your Ordinary Starbucks Order a Holiday Twist

Although indulging in a drink from the holiday menu at Starbucks is a beloved winter tradition for many, there may be times when you're craving your regular drink order and just want a touch of the holiday spirit.


America Is Having A Third Coronavirus Wave. Some Countries Are Having Their First.

The world is losing the battle against the coronavirus. As of last week,COVID-19 caseloads were rising in 115 countries and falling in just 83. Of thecountries with rising caseloads, 26 saw new cases double over the previousweek.But the structure of the pandemic shows striking local differences. While theUnited States is experiencing its third wave of the virus, some countries arejust now having their first. Falling temperatures in the Northern...


Scientists create ingredients to enhance taste and health properties of 3D printed food

Making 3D printed food is no longer a utopian dream. A team of Brazilian and French food science engineers has created new ingredients for producing 3D printed food. The results of their work, published in Food Research International, could allow for the eventual development of food based on various forms, textures, flavors and nutritional properties. Pasta, chocolate, sugar: 3D printing in the realm of food is shaking up the culinary world and...


Itch Relief Moisturizing Cream

Here's our top pick for the best itch relief moisturizing cream.


23 CBD Gifts To Give This Holiday Season

Wellness trends may come and go, but CBD's reign is still going strong as it continues to be a popular and controversial ingredient. From tinctures to gummies to topical creams, chances are that CBD, in one form or another, might make it onto your shopping list this year. For those who haven't been following CBD's steady and meteoric rise, people have touted supposed benefits (which have not been supported or approved by the FDA) like helping...


Army Family Run: Best Way To Take On Festive Feasting

Get your family in on the virtual challenge as way to celebrate Army55


Explosive New Survey Reveals What's Happening in Restaurants

Restaurant staffers reveal workplace hazards and harassment they are experiencing on a daily basis, as the pandemic pushes tipped workers to the brink.


Coronavirus Vaccines: Here's Everything You Need To Know

There haven’t been very many positives during this long, grueling pandemic. One of the bright spots is the fact that experts have quickly created vaccines to fight the coronavirus ― a remarkable scientific feat. While this is good news overall, there are still a lot of unknowns around the vaccines. This includes understanding the distribution process, the efficacy of the shots, the side effects, the logistics of how the vaccinations will work,...


A Record 100,000 Americans Are Currently Hospitalized With COVID-19

More than 100,000 Americans are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, a grimrecord amid three straight weeks of them: Every day since Nov. 9 has seen moreAmericans hospitalized than at the peak of the first wave of this virus thisspring, with more admissions every day.This spring, hospital occupancy peaked on April 15th at 59,924, according todata provided by The Atlantic's COVID Tracking Project. That record held untilNov. 10, when the U.S. saw...