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Sleeping like a baby isn't necessarily a good thing!

Written on July 22, 2017

Nighttime isn't exactly restful with a new baby in the house. Their little stomachs can't hold much, so they need to eat a small amount often. Throw in the many environmental changes they're experiencing – light, temperature variance, digestion – and there's plenty to keep babies up at night.

And baby makes....four!

Written on July 15, 2017

Bringing a new baby home might be exciting for you, but it can be unsettling to a big sibling. Check out these tips to help your child get ready to become a big sib.

A Healthy Twist On An Old Favorite

Written on July 13, 2017

It was a childhood staple, but you can love it as an adult, too!

Slather up to protect your skin this summer!

Written on July 8, 2017

While you should wear sunscreen year-round, it’s even more important during the summer months, when the sun is brighter and the warm weather encourages you to spend more time outdoors.

Health Benefits of Chocolate

Written on July 7, 2017

Finally, an excuse to indulge! Today is National Chocolate Day, and we are particularly happy to celebrate it! Of course, you don’t have to wait for National Chocolate Day in order to enjoy a sweet.

Cycle into safety this summer!

Written on July 2, 2017

Here at SwedishAmerican, our emergency room doctors see plenty of bicycle injuries. They are just some of the 300,000 kids who go to a hospital with bike injuries each year. That’s why we want to help you and your kids enjoy bicycling safely this summer with these five tips.

Fight or Flight

Written on June 26, 2017

It's that feeling you get when you hear a strange noise at night. Fight or flight is an instinct that helps us survive dangerous situations – but for some, it can trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Enjoy your family vacation – and even break a sweat!

Written on June 24, 2017

Just because you're traveling this summer doesn't mean you have to miss out on your regular exercise. Keep your healthy lifestyle going with these five tips:

Make water your best companion this summer!

Written on June 22, 2017

While many of your summer activities involve water, it's also important to make sure your body is getting enough of it. Heat and sunshine can use more of your body's hydrating resources, so try some of these tips for getting in more water this summer.

Grow your way to healthier diet!

Written on June 10, 2017

Studies show that gardeners eat healthier diets as they enjoy the foods they grow. Check out these tips for starting your own garden:

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