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3 Tips for Sun Safety

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Summer is a great time to get the family outside and hit the pool, or go hiking, or games in the yard. When the weather is nice, the possibilities are seemingly endless. It’s important to remember a couple of things about sun exposure and heat if you’re going to be outside during the day. You can be sunburned on a…

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How to Treat Common Summertime Booboos

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Summertime means going out to play, taking vacations, and inevitably – some booboos. Luckily there are plenty of minor injuries that can be handled at home with a little know-how, and a lot of love. Here are ways to treat common summertime booboos. Poison Ivy This plant is probably solely responsible for the success of the oatmeal bath industry. It’s…

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How to Prevent Mosquito Bites

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As spring turns to summer and we spend more time outdoors, we need to be vigilant against mosquito bites. Mosquitoes can carry Lyme disease and other diseases that can cause a myriad of problems. There are lots of commercial products you can use to protect against mosquito bites like OFF! but there are also natural methods to deter those pesky…

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Tips for Pool Safety

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Pool safety is one of the most essential concerns that people should take into consideration while on vacation. There are many accidents that have happened in or around pools, that sadly could have been prevented. It is important to learn these tips for pool safety; especially when you are with your little ones! The most important  tip for water safety…

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How to Stay Safe at the Beach

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We all love the beach! The combination of the sand, sun, and water makes for a great time! However; any type of beach could be dangerous. Beach-goers must be very careful and make sure that if they are going to swim, they pay attention to the flags in order to stay safe at the beach. These indicate that a certain…

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Trying to slim up? Here’s what not to do.

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  There are hundreds of diet fads and ways to slim down “fast” nowadays, and for someone who is genuinely trying to lose weight and better their health – these pitfalls can cause more problems than they solve. Losing weight isn’t about a brief fad to knock down the pounds. It’s about being committed to a lifestyle change. If you’re…

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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…

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