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  • 7 Things You Don’t Know About Mosquitoes (Which Makes You All The More Attractive To Them)

    July 20, 2015

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    From: www.prevention.com By AVIVA PATZ Does wearing perfume attract mosquitoes? How about scarfing sweets? As the mosquito population continues to soar—threatening to ruin your hike, camping trip, or poolside cocktails—myths about the little buggers abound. One thing’s for sure: Mosquitoes carrying viral diseases, including West Nile virus, malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya, are more widespread than ever, and are ...
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  • July is Blueberry Month!

    July 13, 2015

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    From: www.wholefoodsmarket.com By Alana Sugar According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, July is National Blueberry Month! If any fruit deserves its own month of honorable recognition, the little blue beauty certainly does. Native to North America, blueberries are grown in 35 out of 50 states. That translates into supplying roughly 95% of the entire world’s crop. With ...
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  • Healthy Summer Treats for Kids

    July 6, 2015

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    From: http://www.rxwiki.com The Right Snacks  When it’s hot outside and you’re busy dragging your little ones from one pool party to the next, healthy eating may be the furthest thing from your mind. But it’s important to remember that kids need more water and fuel in the summer heat. According to Kids Health, unhealthy snacks are a major ...
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  • Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

    July 2, 2015

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    From: www.cpsc.gov Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 230 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. You can help us prevent fireworks-related ...
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  • June is Cataract Awareness Month!

    June 27, 2015

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    From: http://yoursightmatters.com Prevent Blindness America has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected by cataracts, so it seems fitting that an entire ...
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  • Science Weighs In on High-Heels

    June 21, 2015

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      From: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS CreditGetty Images Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. Many commentators have pointed out that the new movie “Jurassic World” is scientifically suspect, if not fantastical. But they have overlooked one of the more prominent ways in which the blockbuster diverges from established research. The movie’s heroine runs from rampaging beasts in high heels, without ...
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  • Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

    June 14, 2015

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    From: http://www.shape.com Beat the heat and hit your workout hard with these summertime tips By FitSugar Warmer, sunny days are finally here, but after exercising in cooler Spring temps, hot and humid 80-degree days can feel overwhelming. Running, biking, hiking, even walking feels harder in the heat, so here are some tips to help you get through your Summer workouts. Be ...
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  • When ‘Good’ Cholesterol Is Even Better

    June 2, 2015

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    From: www.rxwiki.com HDL cholesterol function may be important factor in heart disease risk May 27, 2015 / Author:  Beth Greenwood / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh (dailyRx News) Good, better, best — when it comes to cholesterol, you want more of the good kind. But there may be an even better version of the good ...
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  • 11 Ways To Sleep Better Tonight

    May 25, 2015

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    From: Prevention.com By HOLLY PHILLIPS, MD, FOR RODALENEWS.COM While sleep needs vary, most adults require 7 to 9 hours per night. The best way to determine how much sleep you need is to do a little experiment: First, try to catch up on sleep for several nights on a weeklong vacation during which you can turn in when ...
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  • Strawberry-Pretzel Icebox Pie

    May 22, 2015

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    From: SouthernLiving.com Photo: Jennifer Davick; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck   This chilled, creamy strawberry icebox pie is the dessert equivalent of a swimming hole–so refreshing you can’t help but dive in. Serve with lightly sweetened, sliced strawberries. Ingredients Print Recipe 2 cups finely crushed pretzel sticks 3/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1 (14-oz.) can ...
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