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The Basics Of Sunscreen

Spring is almost here and soon it will be time to get the barbeque grill out and start stocking up on the sunscreen. As summer approaches, the days will become longer and the sun will get stronger and as you hit the sunscreen aisle, you’ll notice there are a wide variety of sunscreens available. But which one is the best ... Read More »

4 Heart Healthy Tips

February is Hearth Health Month to help build awareness of heart disease. Unfortunately, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. The good news is, making heart healthy choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease. Being heart healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a few simple tips ... Read More »

Does Fat Make You Fat?

You can walk down pretty much any grocery aisle and find a low-fat product. It’s now wonder were confused on if it’s good for us or not? The idea that fat makes you fat had been the basis of many fad diets for decades. On the other hand, diets that encourage fat are telling us it’s ok to eat fat ... Read More »

Tips for Better Digestive Health

    For some, digestive discomfort has become a way of life with complaints of embarrassing gas, bloating, heartburn and irregularity. Your digestive track, made up of a 30-foot tube, is responsible for breaking down the foods you eat into the nutrients you need. When your digestive system is not working properly, your health may suffer as well, because it’s ... Read More »

How To Keep Your Mind Sharp

Everyone has those moments where you walk into the other room and forgot why you went in there in the first place or when you forget a name of a familiar friend. These memory lapses can happen at any age, but memory loss is often more significant as we get older. We can’t stop aging, however there are some things we ... Read More »

Transform Your Health With Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Our immune system is our body’s natural defense when we become injured or ill. Inflammation is a good thing when you get a cut or when you catch a cold. It brings our body’s white blood cells to the injured or infected area to fight off infection. When inflammation is constant, then it can quickly become your enemy. That’s when ... Read More »

Overuse Injuries Common in Children Who Play Sports Year-Round

    As much fun as extracurricular activities may be, there’s no denying that these strenuous practices can take a toll on children’s bodies. Whether it’s football, soccer or cheerleading, these activities all risk overuse injuries that can hinder their academics and emotional well-being. Soreness is a common problem among student athletes. Since it’s a common complaint among children, it ... Read More »

Your Flu Season Field Guide

The flu, an abbreviated name for influenza, is a respiratory disease brought on by the influenza virus. The common symptoms include fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, muscle aches and tiredness. So, when the flu season comes around, between October and May, it’s time to gear up and get your flu shot to protect yourself. Yet, before heading over to ... Read More »

History of the Flu Shot

The history of the flu shot went through various developments to reach its trustworthy, safe status today. After ten years if research, the first flu shot was administered in 1945. Earlier vaccines were instigating considerable fatigue and aches, usually caused by impurities in the early flu shot. However since then, these issues have been removed. After the process began by ... Read More »

Secrets to Burning Calories Throughout The Work Day

Staying fit and healthy doesn’t have to feel like hard work. In fact, there are so many simple ways to burn calories throughout the day, even when you’re not trying! People who sit at their desk all day are especially prone to slipping into lazy habits, which puts a damper on your energy levels and overall health. The secret is ... Read More »