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Juvenile Arthritis Therapies

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, a simple course of medication isn't enough. The same is true for juvenile arthritis. Learn about the non-drug therapies that are vital for recovery.…

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Heat Wave Survival Tips

Feeling the heat? A heatwave stretching across much of the U.S. has many of us seeking relief, but it's prime time for heat-related illness to strike. In recent years, excessive heat has caused mor…

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Heat Stroke Signs in Cats: What to Do

My poor little kitten, Mittens, almost died yesterday from heat exhaustion. Mittens likes the occasional jaunt in the great outdoors, but yesterday, he got stuck in a neighbor's garage for a few hours…

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Top 4 Things That Interfere With Central AC

By Carl Seville, Networx Plenty of people who run central air conditioning systems in Houston (and other cities where hot weather dominates the calendar) complain about how their air conditioning …

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Climate Change: A Parent’s Worst Nightmare?

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy As if parenting weren’t difficult enough, our warming planet presents additional challenges for keeping kids safe and healthy – and parents sane. Why? Qui…

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Heat Warning: Protect Your Pets

Scorching summer days are upon us. Thursday is expected to be the hottest day in nearly seven years in parts of the United States. For pets that are sensitive to heat, the steamy summer months are not…

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5 Quick Tips to Cool Down in the Summer

By Colleen Vanderlinden, Planet Green Air conditioners are a nice convenience, but they're not completely necessary for keeping your cool during the summer. They can be noisy and expensive to run…

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5 Foods That Warm You Up

If you've ever wondered why the cuisine in hot climates is often distinguished by a high degree of spiciness, the answer may come in the guise of a nifty little trick known in some circles as diet-ind…

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Sauna Health Benefits & Tips

For many of us a visit to a sauna is considered a spa-like luxury to be enjoyed on rare occasions as a special treat.  However, as long demonstrated by Finnish culture, saunas can be a regular part of…

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Surviving Summer with MS

Spring is in full bloom and summer is beckoning. It's a lovely and uplifting time of year, but for people with multiple sclerosis, summer's heat and humidity can cause symptoms to become more extreme.…

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