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Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
 
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
 
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
 
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
 
Health Tip of the Day

Tips to Motivate Your Staff

  • Simplify your message and your expectations. Complexity can confuse and paralyze people.

  • Assign responsibility equal to people's skills. If you don't do this, you set up your people to fail.

  • Give public recognition and praise for success. Appreciated employees are highly motivated to do more.

  • Help your people develop a larger purpose than just making money. Encouraging your employees to have an emotional, as well as an economic attachment to the company, is one of the best motivators there is, experts say.