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6 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World (Slideshow)

  When we think about beaches, relaxation, fun, and beautiful scenery usually come to mind.†But that's not always the case -- whether due to pollution or †dangerous animals, several of the wor…

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Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…

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6 Tips for Exercising in Extreme Heat

Wham! You walk out the door and the heat hits you like a brick wall. If you didnít know it was summer, you certainly do now! The current extreme, oppressive heat can put a serious snag in your wor…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Medications and Summer Heat

Did you know that exposure to extreme temperatures could render your medications ineffectiveóeven dangerous? Safely storing drugs during the summer and winter months can be a challenge. Even if you…

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Raspberry Cake (Recipe)

  Here's a holiday you didn't know you wanted to celebrate: National Raspberry Cake Day! Tomorrow, July 19th, is the big day -- so whip up your very own cake and celebrate. Raspberry Loaf C…

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5 Ways to Use Garden-Fresh Tomatoes

Summer means lots and lots of fresh tomatoes. Whether you have your own garden bounty, or are loaded up with fresh-from-the-farmersí-market bargains, tomatoes are so versatile; they are great in every…

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Power-Packed Carrot & Red Pepper Drink

Nothing quite kickstarts the mind and energizes the body on a summer day better than a chilled, delicious drink. And if the drink is packed with the power of antioxidants, minerals and essential vi…

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Blueberry Ice Pops (Recipe)

  We here in the Bay Area are pretty grumpy today. Not only is there a major public transportation strike, and thus a scramble to get on the few remaining public options and the worst traffic …

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How Gross are Public Pools?

  Each summer, many of us take refuge from the heat at local public schools. And why shouldn't we? The kids are out of school. Swimming is a great form of exercise. The beach is too far away. …

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9 Cool Dog Tips For Hot Summers

Imagine itís a scorching 90 degrees with humidity pushing 100, and youíre slogging around wearing a (banish the thought) fur coat. Itís just insane, right? Now, consider dogs. They might shed more in …

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