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5 Easy and Effective Ways to Stay Safe in the Sun

Although the summer is coming to a close, the hot sun can still do some serious damage. Sure, you need some time basking in its rays to get that crucial Vitamin D blast for your health, but there’s a fine line between quality sunbathing and cooking yourself to a crisp. Overdoing it in the sun will do a lot more than give you a sunburn. Possible side effects include short term issues like... ❯❯❯

The Most Common Causes of Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion can be one of the most frustrating and debilitating conditions – no matter what is causing it. Nasal congestion, or runny nose as it is often called, is also really common, especially in the winter months. However, there are a number of reasons why you might have a runny nose, or nasal congestion. Some of the most basic causes of nasal congestion aren’t something you... ❯❯❯

Using Ice Vs. Heat to Treat Lower Back Pain

If you’re someone who’s ever hurt your back before, you know that it can be a really painful experience. Something else that you are probably aware of is that the road to healing is usually not one that happens overnight. It takes time for your body to recover from a back injury; however, one thing that can help to relief the discomfort is using some ice or heat to treat it. When it... ❯❯❯

5 Brain-Healthy Diet Tips

Eating right can undoubtedly help you to maintain a healthy, strong body. Many people change up their diet for the benefits that their body and muscles will receive. However many nutritious foods are also good for improving your brainpower and mental abilities! When modifying your eating habits, be sure to consider your brain health as well for a well rounded health regimen that will leave you... ❯❯❯

5 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer to Shape Up

Shaping up can be hard to do. Sometimes it takes a little extra motivation – sometimes it takes a professional personal trainer to actually start getting to work on getting in shape. Studies have conclusively shown that regular physical exercise is critical to living a healthier lifestyle. Also, working out can help prevent heart disease, stroke and cancer. So, why wouldn’t you want to... ❯❯❯

Don’t Become Another Statistic: Beat the Bulge

Most people are food lovers; even though we are aware of the health risks that they can cause, we still indulge in fast food, takeaways and things that are full of grease and fat, a little too often. There are some of us that indulge far too regularly and this can lead to serious health implications and severe weight problems. Obesity is a very real problem and there are more and more people that... ❯❯❯

How Medicare Costs Affect your Lifestyle

One benefit of aging is becoming eligible for Medicare at age 65 when you think you no longer will have to worry about paying your medical bills. Unfortunately, it is not that simple. A few months before your 65th birthday, Medicare sends you an inch-thick information booklet describing how it works. You learn about Medicare parts A to D and Medicare Gap programs available from A to N.... ❯❯❯

5 Common Health Issues That Are Linked to Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a frustrating and sometimes debilitating disorder. Not only does it leave an individual exhausted and drowsy, but it can also lead to other problems or be a sign that a larger issue is present in the body. Sleep Apnea is frequently linked to serious health issues and could be a sign that you have a more involved problem at hand. Here are 5 of the most common health issues that are... ❯❯❯

5 Play Yard Health and Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know

Setting up a play yard for your infants and toddlers is a great way to ensure that they have a safe place to play while you attend to other things like household chores, food preparation, or even taking a much-needed nap or shower. These enclosures are designed to provide your tiny tots with a bit of room to roam around without the fear that they’ll wander off or get into trouble. And any... ❯❯❯

Healthy Brain Development in Children Starts With Healthy Food

We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” But when it comes to making sure that our children get all of the vitamins and minerals that they need so that they can be healthy as their bodies grow and develop, that saying is much more than a cliché. As a matter of fact, did you know that there are actually specific kinds of foods that they can eat that will... ❯❯❯