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Weekly Health Tips

PORTION SIZE CUES
Posted: 09.15.2017

The old adage "everything in moderation" is good advice, but deciding what that means might depend on one's preference for... Read More

TIPS TO RESIST JUNK FOOD
Posted: 09.6.2017

Don't let yourself get too hungry; this heightens the reward center response in your brain to any food cues you... Read More

PREVENTING GOUT FLARE-UPS
Posted: 08.30.2017

Gout is a very painful form of arthritis. It's caused by a build-up of uric acid that forms crystals... Read More

AVOID DROWSY DRIVING
Posted: 08.23.2017

U. S. traffic experts say that one out of five fatal traffic accidents involves drowsy driving. Drivers who get... Read More

ARE YOU SITTING TOO MUCH?
Posted: 08.16.2017

Prolonged sitting every day appears to increase the risk of several health issues, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In... Read More

PREVENTING DIVERTICULITIS
Posted: 08.11.2017

Small pouches (diverticula) along the walls of the colon sometimes become inflamed or infected, causing a painful attack (diverticulitis). ... Read More

POOR SLEEP LINKED TO WEIGHT GAIN
Posted: 07.26.2017

Too little sleep increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke and depression. It also affects attention,... Read More

EAT BANANAS!
Posted: 07.24.2017

People whose diets are rich in potassium may be less prone to high blood pressure. Besides reducing sodium and taking... Read More

PROTECT YOUR SKIN
Posted: 07.19.2017

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Experts say experiencing 5 or more blistering sunburns when you... Read More

CYCLING LOWERS HEALTH RISKS
Posted: 07.12.2017

Cycling is a good form of exercise and appears to reduce the risk of certain health issues. In a... Read More

CHOKING HAZARD
Posted: 07.5.2017

Experts caution parents of small children not to let them eat whole grapes because they pose a high risk for... Read More

A LAUGHING MATTER
Posted: 06.21.2017

Studies have revealed that laughter has beneficial effects on cardiovascular health, immunity and pain tolerance, and it even burns a... Read More

WAYS TO MANAGE STRESS
Posted: 06.14.2017

Take a break from the stressor; even just a 20-minute break can be helpful and clear your mind. Get... Read More

ANOTHER REASON TO EAT FISH
Posted: 06.6.2017

Eating fatty fish may cut the risk for blindness in those with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is a... Read More

HYDRATE OFTEN
Posted: 05.26.2017

The summer heat makes you more susceptible to dehydration. Start off your day by drinking two glasses of water and keep drinking... Read More

CONTROLLING BLOOD SUGAR
Posted: 05.24.2017

According to a new study, going for a short walk after each meal may help control blood sugar in those... Read More

VOLUNTEERING HELPS MENTAL HEALTH
Posted: 05.17.2017

Why volunteer? Because it's good for your community and it's good for you! Many studies have reported the... Read More

SYMPTOMS OF PAD
Posted: 05.15.2017

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up in the arteries. It usually affects the... Read More

MELATONIN MAY CURB MIGRAINES
Posted: 05.11.2017

Melatonin may help reduce the frequency of migraine headaches, according to a new study. The study involved 178 adults... Read More

KIDS NEED MORE SLEEP
Posted: 04.28.2017

Adequate sleep is important for kids and adults. But for kids, who take in a great deal of new information daily, it's... Read More

GOOD POSTURE = GOOD MOOD
Posted: 04.26.2017

Good posture may help improve mood in those with mild to moderate depression. In a small study, half of... Read More

KIDS DEHYDRATE MORE EASILY
Posted: 04.25.2017

Water makes up a greater proportion of a child's body, and children have faster metabolisms, which means their systems need... Read More

BOOST TESTOSTERONE
Posted: 04.13.2017

As men age, they sometimes experience a reduction in testosterone. Low testosterone may be linked to erectile dysfunction or urinary... Read More

PREVENT DEHYDRATION
Posted: 04.11.2017

As people age, the sensation of thirst decreases, so older adults are more likely to become dehydrated. This may... Read More

MANAGING MULTIPLE MEDICATIONS
Posted: 04.10.2017

Make sure everyone involved in your care knows all the medications that you are taking. Make a list of... Read More

IT'S TIME TO PREVENT SHINGLES
Posted: 04.7.2017

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Anyone who has had chickenpox... Read More

ACT FAST AGAINST POSSIBLE STROKE
Posted: 04.3.2017

For a stroke victim, a few minutes can mean the difference between life and death or permanent brain damage. ... Read More

EXERCISE MAY REDUCE HOT FLASHES
Posted: 03.29.2017

Two of the most common symptoms of menopause are night sweats and hot flashes. A new study suggests that... Read More

PREVENTING HEARTBURN
Posted: 03.22.2017

Maintain a healthy diet; excess pounds can put pressure on the abdomen, forcing acid up into the esophagus. Avoid... Read More

TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP
Posted: 03.14.2017

Stay active. Exercise expends energy, increases levels of feel-good hormones (endorphins) and helps regulate body temperature, which all contribute... Read More

Rx FOR MIND AND MOOD
Posted: 02.2.2017

A recent small study confirmed that physical activity can greatly affect mood and counter depression. Researchers enlisted young adults,... Read More

GET MOVIN'
Posted: 12.28.2016

New research suggests that people with type 2 diabetes who sit at a desk for long periods of time may... Read More

COFFEE MAY PREVENT LIVER DISEASE
Posted: 09.7.2016

Drinking two cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of developing cirrhosis of the liver by 44%, according... Read More

EXERCISE: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?
Posted: 08.31.2016

Any amount of exercise is beneficial and better than none. Experts recommend 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise.... Read More

LIFESTYLE & COGNITIVE RISK
Posted: 08.24.2016

New research suggests that certain lifestyle choices may affect the risk of cognitive decline. The randomized, controlled trial involved... Read More

BENEFITS OF GOOD POSTURE
Posted: 08.23.2016

Proper body alignment can ease stress on our spine and joints; it can help reduce muscle strain, backache, neck... Read More

MUSIC HELPS SURGERY PATIENTS
Posted: 08.10.2016

There have been a number of studies regarding the power of music to soothe and calm in surgical situations. ... Read More

TIPS TO PREVENT MOTION SICKNESS
Posted: 08.3.2016

If you are riding in a car, sit in the front seat and look ahead of you. Try to... Read More

DRIKING WATER & LOWER HEART RISK
Posted: 07.28.2016

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death. A recent study found that participants who drank more... Read More

"LEAVES OF THREE - LET THEM BE"
Posted: 07.20.2016

To prevent poison ivy reactions, learn to identify these plants and avoid contact with them. They have a compound... Read More

SINGING MAY BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM
Posted: 07.13.2016

THIS WEEK'S HEALTH TIP -- SINGING MAY BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM. Singing in a choir may help boost your body's... Read More

WALNUTS MAY LOWER CHOLESTEROL
Posted: 07.6.2016

In a recent study, 245 overweight women were assigned to one of three diets; lower fat/higher carb; higher fat/lower carb;... Read More

SPOTTING AN EYE EMERGENCY
Posted: 06.30.2016

It's important to get regular eye exams, but some symptoms may call for immediate attention. Seek emergency treatment if... Read More

CHOCOLATE MAY BOOST ATTENTION
Posted: 06.22.2016

Eating some dark chocolate may help improve attention, according to a recent study. About 120 young adults were tested... Read More

LIGHT THERAPY TO TREAT DEPRESSION
Posted: 06.15.2016

Light therapy, which is used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD), may also be effective in treating nonseasonal depression, especially... Read More

LOW VITAMIN D & COGNITIVE DECLINE
Posted: 06.9.2016

Low levels of Vitamin D have been linked to higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer's in previous studies. New... Read More

NAPPING MAY HELP LOWER BP
Posted: 06.2.2016

A new study suggests that napping may benefit your heart by helping to reduce the damage to the heart and... Read More

PEPPERMINT OIL FOR IBS
Posted: 05.25.2016

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating, cramping, excessive gas and altered bowel habits, which... Read More

GRATITUDE IS GOOD FOR THE HEART
Posted: 05.18.2016

A grateful attitude is good for your heart, suggests a new study. Researchers asked 186 people, average age 66,... Read More

PROSTATE CANCER RISK & LIFESTYLE
Posted: 05.11.2016

A healthy lifestyle may significantly reduce the risk of prostate cancer death, according to new research. The ten-year study... Read More

A HUG A DAY...
Posted: 05.4.2016

Hugs can make us feel cared about and connected, but they can also trigger a host of other health benefits.... Read More

USE IT OR LOSE IT
Posted: 04.27.2016

Challenging your brain may help your mind stay sharp. A new study involving older adults separated participants into high... Read More

THE SPICE OF LIFE
Posted: 04.20.2016

Eating spicy foods may light your mouth on fire and make you sweat, but it may also be good for... Read More

LOWER YOUR STROKE RISK
Posted: 04.13.2016

Adequate sleep and regular exercise may help lower the risk of stroke. Researchers analyzed data on 300,000 adults and... Read More

"NEUROBICS" FOR YOUR MIND
Posted: 04.11.2016

Get your brain fizzing with energy. American researchers coined the term 'neurobics' for tasks which activate the brain's own biochemical... Read More

PREVENT SHINGLES
Posted: 04.7.2016

Shingles is a very painful blistering skin condition caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Early symptoms may include numbness, burning,... Read More

PREVENT NIGHTTIME LEG CRAMPS
Posted: 03.31.2016

Muscle cramps are involuntary contractions of a muscle, and they are especially disturbing when they occur in the middle... Read More

HEALTHY DIET, HEALTHY HEART
Posted: 03.25.2016

A great way to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system is by adding flaxseed to your daily diet. Flaxseed actually contains... Read More

NEAT WAYS TO BURN CALORIES
Posted: 03.23.2016

Non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) is calories burned while doing common daily activities such as walking, climbing stairs, pacing, fidgeting, etc.... Read More

WAIST SIZE MATTERS
Posted: 03.16.2016

Having excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people who are in the normal... Read More

WEIGHT LOSS HELP
Posted: 03.9.2016

If you are trying to drop a few pounds, a new study suggests that drinking water before meals may help... Read More

HIGH BP & COGNITIVE DECLINE
Posted: 03.2.2016

Having high blood pressure in your 50's may increase your risk of cognitive decline later in life. Researchers viewed... Read More

MORE GOOD NEWS FOR COFFEE LOVERS
Posted: 02.24.2016

People who drink coffee may live longer than those who don't, according to new research. Many previous studies have... Read More

EVEN A SHORT WALK HELPS
Posted: 02.17.2016

A new study suggests that getting up and just walking for two minutes each hour may help offset the negative... Read More

FIBER MAY HELP CURB DIABETES.
Posted: 02.10.2016

Researchers tracked 29,000 people for 11 years and found that those who ate the most fiber (more than 26 grams... Read More

FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH
Posted: 02.3.2016

Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. As with men, women's most common... Read More

TEA LINKED TO STRONGER BONES
Posted: 02.1.2016

Drinking three or more cups of black tea each day may help keep bones strong and reduce the risk of... Read More

TODAY'S HEALTH TIP -- WASH YOUR HANDS.
Posted: 01.25.2016

Frequent handwashing is one of the best defenses against getting or spreading colds or the flu. Cold and flu... Read More

THIS WEEK'S HEALTH TIP: EAT A HEART-HEALTHY DIET.
Posted: 01.19.2016

A heart-healthy diet may lower the risk of heart attack or stroke by 30% by reducing cardiovascular risk factors, according... Read More

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK -- GOOD NEWS FOR NUT LOVERS
Posted: 01.14.2016

TODAY'S HEALTH TIP -- GOOD NEWS FOR NUT LOVERS! Eating nuts may help reduce your risk of certain cancers,... Read More

HELP FOR SAD
Posted: 01.8.2016

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression associated with the winter months due to less exposure to sunlight.... Read More

Belly Fat May Weaken Bones
Posted: 07.29.2015

Scientists used to think that heavier people had denser bones, but new research suggests that having deep belly (visceral) fat... Read More

Good News for Coffee Lovers
Posted: 07.20.2015

A new study says that drinking three to five 8 oz. cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk... Read More

Traveler's Diarrhea
Posted: 07.17.2015

When traveling to a foreign country where sanitation standards are different from home, the following may help prevent traveler's diarrhea. ... Read More

Taking Blood Pressure at Home
Posted: 07.13.2015

To get more consistent, accurate blood pressure readings at home, measure your pressure the same time each morning and evening. ... Read More

Protect Your Brain
Posted: 07.8.2015

Maintaining a normal weight is good for the health of your body, and new study suggests that it is also... Read More

Make Time for Yourself
Posted: 07.3.2015

 Caregivers, especially the moms of young children, need to take time for themselves.  The American Council on Exercise recommends the... Read More

Bee Stings
Posted: 06.29.2015

First aid for a bee sting involves cleansing the site, removing the stinger (if present), and applying cold packs to... Read More

Activity Helps Heart Rhythms
Posted: 06.18.2015

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) -- irregular heart rhythms -- can cause poor blood flow and lead to blood clots, which in... Read More

New Test for Colon Cancer
Posted: 06.15.2015

A new stool DNA test (Cologuard) has been approved by the FDA.  In a recent study, researchers compared the new... Read More

Gum Disease & Added Sugars
Posted: 06.12.2015

It's widely known that a high intake of sugary foods and drinks can promote tooth decay (cavities), but excess sugar... Read More

Mediterranean Diet & Longevity
Posted: 06.8.2015

Eating a Mediterranean diet may be associated with longer telomere length, which is an indicator of slower aging and increased... Read More

May I Have This Dance?
Posted: 06.5.2015

Dance is a great form of exercise that offers many benefits, according to current research.  Dance may be good for... Read More

Boost Your Memory
Posted: 06.3.2015

 A new study suggests that a single session of strength training may give your memory a boost.  Researchers separated participants... Read More

More Reasons to Eat Blueberries
Posted: 05.29.2015

There has been much research into the health benefits of blueberries.  Blueberries are low in calories, high in fiber and... Read More

Exercise Combats Depression
Posted: 05.27.2015

 Exercising regularly can help reduce the risk of depression, according to the latest evidence in JAMA Psychiatry.  A British study... Read More

Preventing Shingles
Posted: 05.18.2015

Shingles is a very painful blistering skin condition caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.  Early symptoms may include... Read More

Prevent Hearing Loss
Posted: 05.11.2015

Exercising and maintaining a healthy weight may help prevent hearing loss, according to a new study.  Women with a waistline... Read More

Potassium & Lower Stroke Risk
Posted: 05.4.2015

A recent study suggests that potassium may help lower stroke risk in women, especially those who do not have high... Read More

Extra Weight & Cancer Risk
Posted: 05.1.2015

Need another reason to maintain a healthy weight?  Carrying extra pounds may increase your risk of many types of cancer,... Read More

Maintain Mobility & Independence
Posted: 04.27.2015

 A new study suggests that a combination of aerobic, resistance and flexibility training can help older people stay on their... Read More

Probiotics & Constipation
Posted: 04.24.2015

Adding fiber to one's diet, drinking more water and exercising more may help relieve constipation.  However, taking probiotics may also... Read More

Keep Your Brain Sharp
Posted: 04.20.2015

Everyday activities that occupy and stimulate your mind may help slow or prevent mental decline, according to a new study... Read More

Pistachios & Diabetes Risk
Posted: 04.17.2015

Pistachios may lower the risk of diabetes in people with prediabetes (having blood sugar levels higher than normal but not... Read More

Learn Stroke Warning Signs Fast
Posted: 04.13.2015

Use the term FAST to help identify the most common symptoms of a stroke.  F-Face:  Ask the person to smile. ... Read More

Soda May Raise Risk of Fracture
Posted: 04.7.2015

 A recent study showed that drinking soda may increase the risk of hip fracture in post-menopausal women.  Each daily 12... Read More

Walking for Knee Osteoarthritis
Posted: 04.3.2015

 If you have knee osteoarthritis, walking 6,000 steps a day may help stave off a decline in daily function and... Read More

Processed Meats and Cardiac Risk
Posted: 03.31.2015

Limiting your intake of ham, salami, bacon or other processed meats may help reduce your risk of heart failure.  A... Read More

Clutter and Depression
Posted: 03.27.2015

In a new UCLA study, the data suggests that clutter can make one feel depressed.  It has a profound effect... Read More

Trans Fats May Hurt Memory
Posted: 03.23.2015

Trans fats have been shown to increase bad cholesterol (LDL) and decrease good cholesterol (HDL).  Now, new research suggests that... Read More

Blood Sugar & Dementia Risk
Posted: 03.16.2015

Diabetes is an established risk factor for dementia.  However, new research suggests that even in people without diabetes, above-normal blood... Read More

Tips to Get Ready for Surgery
Posted: 03.9.2015

Research suggests that actively preparing for upcoming surgery may help speed recovery and reduce complications.  Build strength; increasing your fitness... Read More

Losing Excess Fat May Help Heart
Posted: 09.25.2014

Being overweight or obese is linked with a higher risk of heart disease.  A new study suggests that losing extra... Read More

Mediterranean Diet and Slimmer Kids
Posted: 09.19.2014

A new study suggests that children who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may have a reduced risk of being overweight or... Read More

Warning Signs of DVT
Posted: 09.9.2014

 Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a serious and possibly life-threatening condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a... Read More

Ways to Increase the NEAT in Your Day
Posted: 09.3.2014

NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) is the energy (calories) burned from activity other than exercise.  Housecleaning, doing stairs, yardwork, carrying groceries... Read More

When To Seek Emergency Care for Dizziness
Posted: 08.25.2014

Dizziness can occur as a result of low blood sugar, inner ear infection, poor circulation, low blood pressure, dehydration, injury... Read More

Nuts and Lower Risk of Obesity
Posted: 08.20.2014

There may be an association between eating nuts and lower risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome, according to new research. ... Read More

Brain Training Benefits May Last
Posted: 08.13.2014

A group of adults, average age 74, participated in 10 training sessions in a six-week period that focused on memory,... Read More

Reduce Stress Fracture Risk
Posted: 08.4.2014

A stress fracture is a crack in a bone.  It is a common injury in high-impact sports such as running... Read More

Tips to Prevent Cataracts
Posted: 07.28.2014

Many risk factors for cataracts cannot be controlled, such as age, genetics or eye injury.  However, there are some things... Read More

Prevent Poison Ivy
Posted: 07.22.2014

To prevent poison ivy outbreaks, learn to identify these plants and avoid contact with them.  These plants have a compound... Read More

Protect Your Eyes in the Sun
Posted: 07.14.2014

 Long-term exposure to the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun is associated with certain eye conditions such as cataracts... Read More

Strawberries -- A Heart-Healthy Snack
Posted: 07.10.2014

If you have high LDL cholesterol and high triglycerides, you may want to to eat more strawberries.  According to a... Read More

Happiness May Affect Mobility
Posted: 07.7.2014

 Seniors who have a zest for life may have greater mobility as they age than their more discontented peers, according... Read More

Yogurt and Diabetes Risk
Posted: 07.2.2014

 A new study suggests that consuming low-fat yogurt may help reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.  The study, which... Read More

Exercise May Ward Off Depression
Posted: 06.30.2014

According to two recent reviews, exercise may help reduce depression symptoms and may even prevent it entirely.  The first review... Read More

Vitamin D Deficiency & Fibromyalgia
Posted: 06.23.2014

People with fibromyalgia who also have low blood levels of vitamin D may receive some benefit from supplementation.  In a... Read More

Aerobic Exercise is Good for Brain
Posted: 06.19.2014

Aerobic exercise is good for your cardiovascular health and may help keep your brain healthy, as well.  A small study... Read More

Preparations for Donating Blood
Posted: 06.16.2014

According to the American Red Cross, one pint of blood can save up to three lives.  If you are going... Read More

Health Benefits of Kale
Posted: 06.13.2014

 Kale contains vitamins A, K and C, beta carotene, calcium, copper, manganese and potassium.  It's a great source of fiber... Read More

Mediterranean Diet & Diabetes Risk
Posted: 06.10.2014

The incidence of type 2 diabetes has doubled worldwide in the last 30 years.  Recent research continues to show that... Read More

Walking May Lower Fracture Risk
Posted: 06.2.2014

Something as simple as walking a few hours each week may help lower the risk of hip fracture in men... Read More

Nuts for Longevity
Posted: 05.23.2014

 Eating nuts may help reduce the risk of dying from heart disease and cancer.  A new study concluded that people... Read More

Shingles Vaccine
Posted: 05.20.2014

 Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.  Anyone who has had chickenpox can... Read More

Bruxism -- Grinding Your Teeth
Posted: 05.13.2014

Bruxism is the grinding, clenching or gnashing of teeth.  Symptoms of bruxism may include chipped or worn teeth, tooth sensitivity,... Read More

Coffee & Liver Cancer Risk
Posted: 05.13.2014

There appears to be an association between coffee consumption and reduced risk of liver cancer.  Data from a new review... Read More

Pets and Your Health
Posted: 04.30.2014

Pets can provide unconditional love and a sense of purpose.  Their companionship helps stave off feelings of loneliness.  They can... Read More

Walking Lowers Breast Cancer Risk
Posted: 04.22.2014

Something as simple as a daily walk can help reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.... Read More

Exercise Helps Parkinson's Disease
Posted: 04.15.2014

Exercise may play a role in the prevention of Parkinson's and may also help maintain health and independence in those... Read More

Breathe Deep
Posted: 04.7.2014

Deep-breathing exercises can help you relax, reduce stress, lower blood pressure, aid circulation and help release toxins from the body.... Read More

Beware of Belly Fat
Posted: 04.2.2014

Where you carry your weight may increase your risk of both cancer and heart disease, according to a recent study.... Read More

Positive Attitude Helps Heart Patients
Posted: 03.24.2014

Heart disease patients who have a positive outlook tend to live longer than their more pessimistic counterparts.  Information was collected... Read More

Tips to Keep Your Mind Fit
Posted: 03.11.2014

Exercise regularly; it can reduce risk of dementia by 30-40%.  Include resistance training in your workout; in a recent study,... Read More

Vitamin D & Lung Cancer
Posted: 03.3.2014

Lung cancer is a leading cause of death in women.  Recent evidence suggests there may be an association between vitamin... Read More

Fruit May Cut Diabetes Risk
Posted: 02.25.2014

Eating whole fruit, especially blueberries, apples and grapes, may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to a recent... Read More

Life's Simple 7
Posted: 02.11.2014

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.  The American Heart Association says taking the following steps... Read More

Preventing Dry Skin
Posted: 01.2.2014

 The most common cause of itching is dry skin.  To avoid drying out your skin, use warm, not hot, water... Read More

Merry Christmas
Posted: 12.19.2013

 At this time of year, we at Medical Park Pharmacy would like to thank all of our loyal customers and... Read More

Too Much Sugar May Harm Brain
Posted: 10.25.2013

 Sugar, in the form of glucose, is a fuel for the brain, but too much of it may raise the... Read More

Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Disease Symptoms
Posted: 08.29.2013

Crohn's is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract.  Symptoms may include persistent diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, constipation and... Read More

Green Tea/Coffee May Reduce Stroke Risk
Posted: 07.18.2013

Drinking green tea or coffee may help lower the risk of stroke.  A recent study looked at data on 83,000... Read More

Protect Yourself in the Sun
Posted: 07.18.2013

To reduce your risk of skin cancer, the American Academy of Dermatology recommends using a sunscreen that protects against UVA... Read More

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WEEKLY HEALTH TIP

PORTION SIZE CUES
The old adage "everything in moderation" is good... Read More »

TIPS TO RESIST JUNK FOOD
Don't let yourself get too hungry; this heightens... Read More »

PREVENTING GOUT FLARE-UPS
Gout is a very painful form of arthritis.... Read More »