12 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Kick-start your metabolism to help you lose weight with our easy and effective tips.

View Slideshow
/content/bhg/health-family/weight-loss/12-ways-to-boost-your-metabolism

Your Best Family Reunion

For a stress-free reunion everyone will love, see these smart planning tips and creative ideas. Plus, try our quiz to help you determine what type of reunion will suit your family best.

View Slideshow

Build a Better Breakfast

You'll feel better and more energetic than ever with these perfectly balanced no-recipe meal ideas.

View Slideshow

Tips for Better Sleep

Millions of Americans don't get good sleep at night, but what they may not know is that sleep deprivation can lead to heart disease.

View Slideshow

Osteoporosis Myths

The truth about what it takes to shore up your skeleton.

See More

Family Staycation Ideas

You'll love our sensational ideas for enjoying the last days of summer -- all in the comfort of your own home.

View Slideshow

Perimenopause Explained

Our experts answer your questions about the mood swings, hot flashes, and other symptoms that may hit in the decade before your periods stop.

See More
Popular in Health & Family

Family First-Aid Kit

Whether you go by car, bus, or plane, keep these supplies on hand "just in case."

Here's what to pack:

  • Bottled water for drinking and for cleaning wounds
  • Adhesive bandages, large and small
  • Antibacterial soap
  • Antibacterial ointment to put on under a bandage after washing the area thoroughly
  • Sunscreen
  • Anti-itch formulas for bug bites, bee stings, and rashes
  • Acetaminophen or other child-safe pain reliever/fever reducer (not aspirin)
  • Paper towels and tissues
  • Tweezers
  • Something for upset stomachs -- antidiarrheal and antacid remedies.

Make sure you always keep your doctor's phone number with you. And remember, even if you're able to do first aid on the spot, many injuries need to be looked at by your family physician after you get home.

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...