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  • Are You Too Angry?

    There are psychological tests that measure the intensity of angry feelings, how prone to anger you are, and how well you handle it. But chances are good that if you do have a problem with anger, you already know it. If you find yourself acting in ways that...Full Post
  • How To Love Yourself In 17 Ways

    1. Fall in love with yourself. Think about what makes you You. Just like a flower that needs watering to grow, learn to nurture yourself in every way. Love yourself for all the good that you see and accept your flaws and the fact that you are imperfect. This...Full Post
  • When it’s too hot for too long there are health risks. Let's make sure the present...

    The very young, the elderly and the seriously ill are the groups who are particularly at risk of health problems when the weather is very hot. In particular, very hot weather can make heart and breathing problems worse.
    “There is considerable evidence that...Full Post
  • Safer Drinking Water Using Sunlight And Lime Juice

    Looking for an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of your drinking water? According to a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, sunlight and a twist of...Full Post
  • Physical Inactivity May Be as Deadly as Smoking

    Failure to Get Recommended Amounts of Activity Is Tied to Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer.
    Not moving enough may be as hazardous to your health as smoking, a new study shows.
    The study, which is published in The Lancet, estimates as many as 5.3 million...Full Post
  • 10 Need-to-Know Facts about Fibromyalgia

    1. The invisible disability. The primary symptoms of fibromyalgia include widespread pain in the soft fibrous tissues in the body (muscles, ligaments, and tendons), profound fatigue, and disrupted sleeping. Virtually impossible for untrained observers to detect,...Full Post
  • Keeping Hair Healthy in the Summer Sun

    Protect Lather it in...Look for gentle, moisturizing shampoos and conditioners that protect against both UVA and UVB rays. Using these protective products is an easy way to defend your hair against sun damage without changing your daily routine.
    Spray it on....Full Post
  • WHY WE GET CRANKY WHEN IT'S HOT..

    THE GIST:
    Hot weather isn't just uncomfortable, it can make people cranky.Among the contributing factors are poor sleep, dehydration and limited activity.
    Hot days certainly take a toll on our bodies, but they can also test our tempers, experts say.
    Many people...Full Post
  • Too Much TV Linked with Thicker, Weaker Kids!

    Researchers link increases in waist size and less powerful leg-muscle strength to TV watching in kids
    The more TV kids watch in early life, the thicker they get around the waistline and the weaker their muscle strength, a new study finds.
    It’s no secret that...Full Post
  • Eliminate Bugs and Pests: Keep Your Home Clean and Insect-Free

    Regularly clean around your fridge, stove, and dishwasher to remove food crumbs. Mop the floor and wipe down the baseboards. Be sure to clean your kitchen counters after every meal.
    • Rinse out all food or beverage cans and bottles before discarding them.
    •...Full Post