Why you may want to cut back on soda intake

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Nothing beats a nice cold soda with a slice of pizza or a hamburger, right? Well as it turns out… quite a lot does. Sodas, although tasty, can have a number of unpleasant effects on the human body that you probably didn’t even notice. Do you find yourself thirsty all the time? Or perhaps constantly suffering from a headache? The cause…

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Household first aid- 5 things you may be doing wrong.

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Everybody has their go-to first aid remedies. Things like gargling salt water for a sore throat, or inhaling steam to relieve congestion are fairly commonplace. What most don’t realize is that some of those old remedies do more harm than good! Here are 5 things that you didn’t know you were getting wrong: Apply first aid ointment to a cut…

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4 tips to avoid heat exhaustion

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Summertime is upon us! The kids will be going out to play, vacations will be taken, days will be spent at the pool or beach, and projects that couldn’t be completed in the cold of winter will now be finished! While all of these things are essential components to a great summer – there is one side effect of the…

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3 Reasons Parents Should Keep Urgent Care in Mind

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3 Reasons Parents Should Keep Urgent Care in Mind Everyone knows that if you face a serious medical emergency, you need to head straight to the ER; no ifs, ands, or buts about it.  However, for less serious or minor injuries, visiting the ER is actually counterproductive – it takes a long time, is very expensive, and takes time away…

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HOW TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE THE STOMACH FLU

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  Chances are, you know of at least one friend, relative or coworker who has come down with the dreaded stomach flu this season; or you may have even caught it yourself. The term stomach flu is actually a misnomer, influenza is actually a respiratory infection. What is commonly referred to as the stomach flu is actually what doctors like…

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Spring Break is here!!

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  Spring break is  upon us, and many of you will be heading out of town on vacation! We wish you safe travels and a good time! But before you jump in that car, or plane to your vacation destination, there are a couple of things you need to make sure you have with you! Better to be prepared when…

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know your numbers

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      You can probably tell me your significant other’s phone number, your home address, your shoe size… But what about your blood sugar? Or your BMI? Maintaining a healthy heart demands that you keep track of a few things. Since heart disease is the number one killer of men and women, it is very important to take charge…

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