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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 Strategies for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

In less than a day, summer will have officially begunóbringing with it warmer temperatures and more opportunities to enjoy nature's many gifts. But for the elderly and chronically ill, the onset of…

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UV Therapy for Psoriasis

The sun's rays cause cancer, but in small amounts, they can relieve your psoriasis symptoms. Learn more about light therapy, its benefits and its dangers.…

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Treating Psoriasis

Depending on the severity of your psoriasis, you might be able to treat it with a simple prescription cream--or you may need oral medication. Learn about your options.…

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All-Natural Depression Cures

By Loren Chidoni, Women's Health Early spring grays giving you the blues? It's no surprise. Lack of sunlight can cause a serious drop in your level of serotonin, a feel-good chemical that's …

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10 Disturbing Sunscreen Secrets

Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about protecting yourself from damaging rays, we uncovered some sneaky sun-care truths. By Kimberly Goad, Women's Health Slathering …

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Top 8 Sunscreen Excuses

69% of women lie to themselves, saying they don't need sunscreen. Don't be one of them. Arm yourself with the simplest and strongest weapon we have against wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancer. …

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New Skin Cancer Risk for Kids

  A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement strongly warns of the significant skin cancer risks of artificial tanning. But is your child listening? By Adam Bean, Rodale.co…

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DIY Sun Sail Shade

The rhythm of spring has finally settled in. There isn't much I enjoy more than spending time relaxing outdoors. Much of my home's outdoor appeal is in my backyard. The yard is highlighted by a koi…

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