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  • A deeply tanned model
    Indoor tanning rates are going down
    There have been developing concerns about the link between indoor tanning and increased rates of skin cancer. Yet it appears as if a lot of people have ignored warnings about this association and continue to spend time getting indoor tans in what...
  • Last minute July 4th recipes
    Last minute July 4th recipes
    Yay to Barbecues and to all things patriotic. Here are some fabulous fun and easy to prepare recipes to celebrate the independence of this country all courtesy ofbistroMD. They specialize in keeping us on target with our diets and healthy eating...
  • 6 Top choices to snack smarter
    6 Top choices to snack smarter: Snacking can be heart healthy
    Maintaining a healthy diet that is low in salt, calories, cholesterol and fat while being tasty, full of antioxidants, fiber and is heart healthy isn’t as hard as one would think. Eating a balanced meal with more emphasis on vegetables and...
  • FDA warns against unapproved prescription ear drops
    FDA warns against unapproved prescription ear drops
    One would assume that a prescription medication prescribed in the United States would be safe; however, that is not always the case. On July 1, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it plans to take enforcement action against...
  • Use these tips for a fun and safe Fourth of July.
    Five safety tips for your Fourth of July celebration
    Independence Day is a great time for socializing with friends and family. To ensure everyone has happy memories, follow these safety tips.Follow safety recommendations if using fireworksFireworks are deadly if proper care is not taken. Last year...
  • New study furthers understanding of how memories are formed
    New study furthers understanding of how memories are formed
    A new study by researchers at UCLA and the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom has advanced knowledge on how the brain forms new memories. The findings could result in the development of new therapies to prevent cognitive impairment in...
  • Blue eye may be linked to alcoholism
    Blue eyes may be linked to alcoholism
    Alcohol addiction has been long linked to the genetic, environmental and psychological factors. Though family history has pretty much been at the forefront of our thoughts when it comes to genetic influience a recent study adds another variable to...
  • Newer homes require smoke alarms in bedrooms.
    New smoke detectors save the lives of the deaf and hearing impaired.
    We all know smoke detectors save lives. Here are a few things you might not know. All smoke detectors whether battery or electric have an expiration of ten years and then need to be replaced.Most of us know that we should check our smoke detectors...
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    Review: Organic olive oils are the way to better health
    Evo3 originates from the heart of the Greek island of Lesvos, where pure quality reflects the passion and the environmental ideals that brings it to being. The final result honours the ancestral past as well as respects the relationship with the...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria
    Flesh-eating bacteria
    A flesh-eating bacterium is making the news in recent days. A Texas woman was left blind in one eye after contracting flesh-eating bacteria during her first mud run competition on June 22. Brittany Williams, a mother with two jobs, said she...
  • Paleo
    Book review: The paleo lifestyle explained
    The Paleo Lifestyle Explained: Everything You Need to Know for Optimal Health, Self-Sustaining Fat Loss and a Phenomenal Body, by Jeffery St. Julien, RN, is a valuable health promoting book about the Paleo Diet sensation. More than the Atkins diet...
  • Rainbow of Children Hands
    Juvenile arthritis: What to know about children dealing with aches and pains
    July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month. According to the Arthritis Foundation, roughly 300,000 children in the United States under age 16 deal with what is called pediatric rheumatic disease or JA. Even though it is not defined as a disease it...
  • UCLA cardiologists print 3-D model of heart to prep for surgery
    UCLA cardiologists print 3-D model of heart to prep for surgery
    Most are aware that pilots often train in a simulator prior to an actual flight in an unfamiliar plane to reduce risk of an untoward event such as a fatal crash. Now, UCLA cardiologists have announced that they have printed a 3-D model of a...
  • Spotlight on Wellness Cooking
    Spotlight: THE WELLNESS KITCHEN SERVES UP HEALTHY HAUTE CUISINE
    Can you imagine a world class resort property within a short drive from the heart of Hollywood that you can escape to without the hassle of flying, TSA and droves of crowds and most of all, plastic Frankenfood?As the LA Boomerbabe with a penchant...
  • Hand with arthritis
    The different types of arthritis
    Most Americans are aware of arthritis, but only the most common types are well-known. According to Arthritis Connect, there are more than 100 types of the condition. WebMD states that arthritis affects more than 20 million people in the United...
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