How to be a pro at stress management

How to be a pro at stress management

Stress – it’s never ending.  There will always be a certain amount of stress we experience each day from meeting deadlines, worrying about a loved one, disagreements with others, or maybe sitting in stalled traffic.

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Best nutrients for healthy, younger-looking skin

Best nutrients for healthy, younger-looking skin

Taking care of your skin is an investment in yourself.  The best way to nourish your skin is by healthy food choices loaded with antioxidants and phytochemicals feeding the skin at the cellular level triggering it to react in a more positive way by improving its appearance.

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NSAIDs or Acetaminophen: Which pain reliever works best?

NSAIDs or Acetaminophen: Which pain reliever works best?

When mild to moderate pain strikes, most of us can treat it on our own by taking an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever.  Even though there is a wide variety of different brand names and packages offered, there are basically two major types of OTC painkillers – an NSAID or acetaminophen. 

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How to anti-age your hands

How to anti-age your hands

There is probably no other body part that gives away our age more than our hands.  From opening jars, using them to drive, tying shoes, to holding a baby, our hands do so much throughout the day it’s no wonder they show the signs of time well before we are old. 

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How ultraviolet light could be answer to fighting the flu

How ultraviolet light could be answer to fighting the flu

Thie 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the deadliest in recent years.  So far, at least 63 children have died from the flu and there’s no sign of it letting up as the number of deaths and hospitalizations continue to rise amongst people of all ages.

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Norovirus outbreak plagues 2018 Winter Olympics

Norovirus outbreak plagues 2018 Winter Olympics

What started on February 3 among a group of security guards staying at the youth training center in Pyeongchang, has spread with at least 177 confirmed cases in South Korea.  As a precaution, organizers of the winter games have quarantined at least 1,200 Olympic staffers.  So far, no athletes have been infected. 

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Do your heart a favor and way goodbye to smoking

Do your heart a favor and way goodbye to smoking

No matter if you’ve been smoking for years or recently started, becoming tobacco-free will be one of your wisest decisions of your life.  You’ll feel better, you and your house and vehicle will smell better, food will taste better, and better yet, you’ll save a lot of money. 

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10 unique ways protecting yourself from colds and flu

10 unique ways protecting yourself from colds and flu

With the flu season still in full force, are you doing everything you can to protect yourself and others from getting a cold or flu?  When cooped up indoors all winter around those sneezing and sniffling, challenges us to stay healthy. 

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How the flu can lead to death

How the flu can lead to death

Beginning back in October 2017, the deadly flu season started off with a vengeance in the United States.  So far the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that 37 children have succumbed to the flu that is spread throughout 49 out of 50 states. 

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Warning - smoking just one cigarette a day carries a heavy price

Warning - smoking just one cigarette a day carries a heavy price

If you believe smoking only one cigarette a day will protect you from dangerous health effects, you are wrong. This news is according to a new study conducted at UCL Cancer Institute at University College, London, finding that smoking even a small number of cigarettes a day can still have substantial negative health ramifications down the road.

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Natural ways to get “feel good” endorphins flowing

Natural ways to get “feel good” endorphins flowing

Endorphins are among the brain chemicals known as neurotransmitters which function to transmit electrical signals within the nervous system.  They are found in the pituitary gland and are also distributed throughout the nervous system.

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