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What To Know Before You Hit the Pool This Summer

You know you should use sunscreen and you know the safety rules around the pool, but how much do you know about the water you're about to dive into? A properly maintained pool is fairly safe, but t…

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7 Summer Safety Tips for INSIDE the Home

Happy summer! Have fun swimming, hiking, biking, boating, grilling, and enjoying the great outdoors this summery season -- but don't forget the†essentials of outdoor summer safety. Remember too that†i…

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Mosquitoes Outsmart DEET Repellents Within 3 Hours

In the same way that many bacteria have learned resistance to antibiotics, mosquitos are learning how to outsmart chemical repellents, according to research in the medical journal Parasites and Vector…

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Smart Tips for Avoiding Ticks This Summer

Ticks are the worst. They are nasty little parasites that suck blood and transmit dangerous viruses, like Lyme disease, among numerous others. But, they donít have to take the fun out of your outdoor …

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Top 5 Natural Mosquito Repellents that Really Work

Many years ago I stood outdoors with a group of people and within two minutes was swarmed by mosquitoes while the others were almost completely unaffected. After making my escape indoors, a quick coun…

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Why More Nursing Homes Should Double as Pre-Schools

Generational differences are a common point of conflict for many. Back in the 1960s you had The Greatest Generation at odds with the younger generations of the time. As of late the media has an obsess…

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Victory! FDA Bans Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will give the food industry three years to eliminate trans fats from foods in the food supply. The news comes after an advisory in 2013 in…

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21 Rape Myths Everyone Needs to Know

A new joint study between three universities in Canada found that a combination of education and self-defense training about rape is highly effective at reducing the incidence of rape.† The results, p…

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9 Surprising Ways Yogurt Gives Your Health a Serious Boost

There is no question that yogurt is one of the most commonly enjoyed fermented foods in our diet. In addition to being delicious, there are many other reasons to make yogurt (non-dairy versions includ…

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Thousands of Groceries Claiming ’0 Trans Fats’ Actually Contain Them

A new study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) estimates that at least 27 percent of 84,000 foods in grocery stores contain artificial trans fats, known to have a well-documented connection to h…

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GREAT Common things but 'must be used'

People tend to confuse the mechanics of antioxidants (phytonutrients are antioxidants). There are t…