Get Sun Smart: How to Care for Your Skin This Summer
As the temperature rises and the days grow longer, people spend more time outdoors. The pool, the beach, the backyard — these are all great places to be on a sunny day. But too much sun can cause premature wrinkling, sun spots, sunburn — and, in the worst cases, skin cancer.Be the first to comment! Read more...
As the temperature rises and the days grow longer, people spend more time outdoors. The pool, the beach, the backyard — these are all great places to be on a sunny day. But too much sun can cause premature wrinkling, sun spots, sunburn — and, in the worst cases, skin cancer. Read more..
Even with no snow in sight, seniors need to assess their risk for slips and falls. Read more..
You’ve heard the phrase you are what you eat? Well, not literally, of course. But there is some truth to that cliché. We should seek nutritionally dense foods (the ratio of nutrients to calories) to gain the most benefits from our diet — protein to help promote building muscle, fiber to help regulate the digestive system and carbohydrates to provide energy. There are also some foods said to increase our metabolism and burn unwanted fat. Read more..
If you’re one of the 50 million people in America who suffer from allergies, you most likely greet spring with equal parts delight and dread, pleasure and pain, sunbathing and sneezing. Read more..
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