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December 16, 2017

Is is a cold or the flu?

‘Tis the season for runny noses, itchy eyes, fever, and headaches. You have the flu…or is it a cold? It can be confusing. The bulletin linked below from Prevention Magazine can help you differentiate. The flu hits you quickly and dramatically. You will often run a fever above 101F; it is accompanied by body aches […]

October 31, 2017

MATURING SKIN

Usually, at about the age of 50, we experience some significant changes in the character of our skin. Bruising occurs, usually on our hands and forearms, but many times on our feet, ankles and our calves. Our face and neck begin to lose volume as well. It is called aging. There are some things you […]

Natural tea tree essential oil has been a legend for over 70 years. It is a natural essential oil, which has a plethora of applications in a natural environment. It has been used as a traditional medicine for many years. The incredible numbers of applications of tea tree oil are truly amazing. In the days […]

“Do you use reusable bags for our groceries? It’s a great way to cut down on waste and protect the environment. But you may be packing more than food in your reusable grocery bags – as these convenient carrying cases can become contaminated with germs. Luckily, a few simple steps can help prevent this.”  Read […]

So finding out that grilling creates carcinogens was not fun to hear. This article, from Truth About Cancer, gives ways to make grilling healthier! Healthy Grilling Tips to Minimize Carcinogens in Your Food   Choices Matter!

Let’s face it. Clothes are expensive. Whether it’s men’s or women’s clothing, the prices are daunting no matter where you purchase them. First, don’t hesitate to shop around and try not to be impulsive. Make sure you really need what it is you are about to purchase. OK, you can indulge yourself from time to […]

“Did уоu know that many оf the hоuѕеhоld рrоduсtѕ bought at the grocery store meant tо kеер уоur home healthy might actually be doing just the opposite? When you see TV commercials with moms mopping their floors and cleaning their kitchen counters, there is no mention of the many toxic chemicals that those products might […]

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“Many studies have looked at the effect of vitamin and mineral supplements on disease, but the evidence has never been convincing.  So most experts have hedged on whether to recommend multivitamins for everyone.” https://hms.harvard.edu/…/Longwood_Sem…/Nutrition_3_5_13.pdf “During the past 2 decades, a steady stream of high-quality studies evaluating dietary supplements has yielded predominantly disappointing results about potential […]

October 19, 2016

Doing Your Flu Shot Homework

This is a popular opinion!  What are your thoughts? There are lots of dependable sources to support never getting a flu shot.  The decision was easy for me because my dad had Guillain-Barré seventeen years ago; one of the top four triggers for GB is the flu shot (which he had just before the onset […]

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