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Skin Aging is Slowed Down Using Sunscreen

We think of sunscreen as a way to block those harmful rays at the beach, but one recent study suggests that using sunscreen daily slows the aging of our skin! Indoors or out, applying sunscreen everyday results in fewer wrinkles and protects our skin from visible signs of aging! What a great bargain compared to the price of expensive skin creams!

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Sunday is National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day is Sunday. If you want to celebrate without so much guilt, keep those portions under control. A kiddie cup is actually an appropriate portion of ice cream.

Doctors with the Cleveland Clinic say if you choose a cone instead of a cup, go with a cake cone

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Researchers Have Found a Link Between Smartphones and Obesity

A new study is uncovering a link between smartphones and obesity.

Kent State University researchers say college students who use their phones for the majority of their waking hours have much lower fitness levels than those who don't

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How Much Can a Human Body Sweat? Could You Run Out?

The answer is no.

Researchers say the body has about three-million sweat glands and a person working out aggressively sweats out about 0.7-to-1.8-liters each hour. The factors that influence how long it would take you to run out of sweat are your size, physical fitness, and hydration level

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Heat Increases Bacteria

A quick way to cool off on a hot, summer day is to jump in a lake or river for a swim. But, the longer the heat is on, the better chance for the water to become contaminated.

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic say warmth encourages bacteria to grow

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Drinking Water Can Make You Smarter

A new study finds drinking water may improve mental performance on certain brain tests.

To find this, researcher asked 34 adults to abstain from eating and drinking at 9 PM the night before they came into the lab for testing

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How To Survive The Heatwave

 

 

 It's Day 4 of our current heat wave with no end expected until the weekend. Here are some tips for you:

  • Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Both caffeine and alcohol can dehydrate the body by acting as diuretics. This is the last thing you need w
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Why Mosquitos Bite Certain People More Than Others

Have you ever noticed that mosquitos tend to bite some people, yet leave others alone?

Dr. Phil Koehler with the University of Florida says your metabolism and your unique body chemistry play important roles in determining whether or not mosquitos are more attracted to you

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Air Pollution Kills More Than Two Million a Year

A new study claims the effects of air pollution are responsible for more than two million deaths a year. Both fine particle matter and human-caused increases in ozone pollution are being blamed.

East Asia is the worst affected area, with an estimated one million people that die prematurely each year

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Gardening Can Improve Your Mood

A survey in Britain shows that gardening makes people happier.

The survey comes from the magazine Gardeners' World and they asked 1,500- adults in the UK. The research found:

  • 80 % of gardeners feel satisfied with their lives compared to 67% of non-gardeners.
  • Thos
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