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7 Sunscreen Myths Dermatologists Want You To Stop Believing

Sunscreen’s essential to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays but there are many myths about using it. Learn how to separate fact from fiction . . .

3 Ways To Help Shape Up For Summer

Summer is coming – and swimsuit season will be here before you know it. Now’s the time to do a quick assessment and create a routine to get your body ready for sun and fun. By following three easy steps – reset, realign and repeat – you can commit to making changes to create a […]

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Summer sustainability: Simple ways to make your backyard more eco-friendly

Summer sustainability: Simple ways to make your backyard more eco-friendly

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Men’s Health Month in June: A time to take action

Good health for men often depends on Wellness Awareness and early screenings.

How To Choose Plants For Your Summer Garden

Summer is the perfect season to start your own garden, so now is the time to start looking at all the possibilities the warm weather brings you . . .

New Blood Test For Heart Attacks Helps Shortens ER Wait Times

Waiting in an emergency room frustrates patients across the country. Billboards are even popping up on local highways advertising the wait time and a promise for faster care. Chest pain is estimated to cause more than eight million visits annually to overcrowded emergency departments, but a small fraction of patients actually are experiencing heart attacks. […]

‘Green’ Products Still Contain Petrochemicals

The burgeoning natural and organic household product sectors are solid evidence that the public is becoming increasingly conscious of the importance of avoiding synthetic chemicals. But a new study presented at the 241st National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has revealed that some “green” cleaning products still contain ingredients derived from […]

Grapefruit Molecule May Lower Cholesterol & Treat Diabetes

Israeli scientists may have discovered an effective new way to treat high cholesterol and diabetes naturally. Dr. Yaakov Nahmias from the Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science at Hebrew University and his colleagues have discovered that naringenin, a molecule in grapefruits that gives the fruit its bitter taste, can help to treat arteriosclerosis, hyper-metabolism, […]

Success At Quitting Smoking Depends On Age, Gender And Social Advantage

Where you live, how old you are and whether you’re male or female all affect your chances of giving up smoking. These are the findings of a study which suggests that while NHS stop smoking services are effective in supporting some smokers to quit there are significant differences in the longer term success rates for […]

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Complementary Therapies Ease Stress For Hospice Patients And Caregivers

Fear, worry and stress — byproducts of a life-threatening illness — can manifest themselves physiologically as anxiety, difficulty breathing and nausea. While traditional health care practices are used to treat the illness, complementary therapies including reflexology, massage, healing touch, bedside harp and aromatherapy can bring patients and their caregivers a sense of peace.

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