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Special Needs Events for Kids in Southeast Michigan

Parents of children with special needs can plan ahead for fun activities, sensory-friendly movie showings and more that are tailored to meet their needs. There are always plenty of fun activities going on around southeast Michigan for kids and families to enjoy. But sometimes it’s nice for children with special …

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8 Celebrities on How They Really Feel About Botox

In a recent Lenny Letter, actress Amanda Peet explained that she plans to stay Botox-free because she wants to set an example for her two young daughters, who are “growing up smack in the heart of America’s youth-obsessed beauty culture.” But, she confessed, she’s also scared: “I’m afraid one visit to a cosmetic dermatologist …

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Will Immunotherapy Be the End of Cancer?

In September of 2011, I did the worst Google search of my life. A year after a seemingly manageable melanoma diagnosis and surgery, I learned that my cancer had appeared again, this time moving aggressively into my lungs and soft tissue. Naturally, the first thing I did was open my laptop and …

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Family Fun Activities to Laugh Out Loud with Your Kids

From spontaneous trips to funny-voice dinners, good times and hearty laughter benefits kids and parents alike. Here are some fun family activities to try! If laughter is the best medicine, then busy, over-scheduled families could use a big shot of humor. Taking a break from the everyday routine to have …

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Countries with the Best Public School Systems

Wondering which countries rank higher than the U.S.? Check out these recent school rankings. It’s not uncommon to hear the notion that American public schools don’t measure up to the education kids get in certain other places around the world. So is it true? It’s hard to say, since school …

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The Best Laundry Detergents for Sensitive Skin

Clothes making you itchy and red? Try one of these dye-free, fragrance-free detergents. Credit: Getty Images 1 of 15 Free and clear laundry detergents by Dwyer Frame When you have sensitive skin, the simple act of washing your clothes can be a challenge. “Dyes and fragrances in detergent and laundry …

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Sit Less Every Day: Take Our 3-Week Challenge

Getty Images Even if you work out, heavy sitting may put you at greater risk of developing diabetes or dying of heart disease or cancer, per a new study in Annals of Internal Medicine. “We haven’t cracked the formula for how much light activity versus more traditional exercise we should …

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20 Signs You're Too Obsessed With Your Weight 

When dropping pounds is all you think about, you’re setting yourself up for an eating disorder. Credit: Getty Images 1 of 22 When healthy habits go haywire by Aviva Patz You’re trying to drop pounds, so you’re running more, laying off pizza, and even wearing a fitness tracker to chart …

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