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Sun Safety for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

6 Quick Tips to prevent skin cancer!

1 in 3 Moms Have This Issue

If you're a mother, there is a high probability you have this common condition that most are too uncomfortable to discuss.

Should You Take Claritin or Zyrtec?

Deciding what to do about seasonal allergies can be confusing. There are several over the counter options now, and many of us are left wondering which to take or to give to our kids. What are the available options? Claritin (loratadine) Allegra (fexofenadine) Zyrtec (cetirizine) Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Benadryl is your classic antihistamine, and it works […]

How Much Ibuprofen Can You Take?

Is too much ibuprofen, a.k.a. Motrin, Advil, bad for you? The short answer is that it can be. The longer answer is: In recommended doses, for limited periods of time, ibuprofen (and other NSAIDs) should be safe. Ibuprofen can irritate the lining of your gastrointestinal system, and therefore can cause ulcers and intestinal bleeding. It […]

Find Out Today’s Pollen Count

If you or someone in your family has severe allergies, you can check the pollen count before you head outside at The Asthma Center. It gives a range from low to high pollen, tree and grass pollen count. When the counts are at their worst, stay indoors if you can. If you do have to head outdoors, wear sunglasses to keep pollen […]

The Cure for Being “Overserved.”

We all have those nights where we are, well, “overserved.” For me, it seems to happen when I am having a such good time that I completely forget to pair my wine with some food and water. In case you find yourself “overserved,” here are a few tips for what to do the next morning. Also Read: […]

10 Things You Already Love that are GOOD for you!

I am in Virginia, and it is a beautiful day here. I’ve been so sun/vit D deprived, I just want to bask in the rays from that too-unfamiliar yellow ball in the sky. BUT … I know how bad it is for me. Got me thinking, hmmm … snickers, sun bathing, pizza, beer, curling up […]

The Sure-Fire Way to Get Rid of Hiccups

What to do when holding your breath doesn't work.