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10 Essential Emergency Planning Pointers

Now that the first Atlantic hurricane of 2014 has officially come and gone, here are some emergency planning pointers to help you prepare for a natural disaster in your area: 1. Know your enemy: Re…

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6 Natural Solutions for Summer Skin Problems

Summer is my favorite season. Whether I'm spending it hiking, biking, swimming or just relaxing on the patio with a good book, I love the long sunny days out in nature. But summer has its dark side as…

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6 First-Aid Essentials in Your Purse

Have these 6 bag essentials on hand and in a pinch, they could could save your health. By Laura Schocker and Lauren Gelman, Prevention Raise your hand if you never seem to have what you n…

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Disaster Preparation for Pets

Personally, I don't care much for thinking about disasters. I put together an emergency kit for my family, promptly stuffed it in the closet and quickly worked on forgetting about it. Somehow it just…

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8 Simple Home Remedies

By the Editors of Men's Health  MINOR WOUND REMEDY: HONEY Honey deprives bacteria of the water it needs to multiply. Thwart infection with a swipe of the sweet stuff, and cover the cut with…

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First Aid for Butterflies

Call me a wimp, but it breaks my heart to see a butterfly, lethargic and struggling, on its last wings, so to speak. It makes me feel beyond helpless. So I was surprised to learn recently that there a…

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8 First Aid Emergencies and the Myths That Make Them Worse

Health Watch Center via DivineCaroline Emergencies don't come with warning bells. They strike at unexpected moments and your response, or lack thereof, could determine how things come out in th…

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Disaster Supplies Kit

I am not a fear monger, but there was something about this stock market crash and how our security can change on a dime (pun intended), that made me think about disaster preparedness. Here are the gui…

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First Aid for Pet Burns and Scalds

The thought of an animal suffering a scald or burn is hard to take, but with a little knowledge you can be prepared to take the proper course of action--and to avoid doing things that can hurt your pe…

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Safety Rules for Your Dog

Our dogs are viable members of the family. Just as we do our best to look out for our children, we need to practice safety precautions for our faithful, fun-loving dogs. Here are ways to reduce the ri…

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well said, Heather