Category: Health Information

hepititas

18

Jul2016

Hepatitis A

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Hepatitis A virus causes inflammation of the liver and is easily spread from person to person, through food and water. You can only get hepatitis A once; after that your body builds up a defense against the virus. The hepatitis ... Read More
July 18, 2016Carmen Scott
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07

Jul2016
What is good posture? The definition of posture is how you hold your body when standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture involves training your body to stand, sit and lie in positions where the least strain is placed ... Read More
July 7, 2016Carmen Scott
blog

04

Jul2016
The great thing about the internet is that there is so much information to choose from for any given topic... the worst thing about the internet is that there is so much information to choose from for any given ... Read More
July 4, 2016Carmen Scott
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30

Jun2016
Some vitamins and supplements can interfere with certain medications resulting in serious side effects. Some of these medications include blood pressure medications, antidepressants, and certain cancer therapies.  If you are taking any medications, check with your physician before taking ... Read More
June 30, 2016Carmen Scott

20

Jun2016
Hair removal is a goal for many people, especially during the summer months. While the results can be fabulous, you should know the rules around cosmetic laser hair removal treatments. Stay out of the sun, as tan increases ... Read More
June 20, 2016Carmen Scott
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09

Jun2016
When people think of vitamins, most of us think about healthy and natural, but vitamin supplements can be artificial, and in fact, many vitamin supplements produced today are artificial. There are six categories of nutrients used in ... Read More
June 9, 2016Carmen Scott
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30

May2016
When talking about sun safety, we talk primarily about the skin, however, protecting your eyes from the damaging rays of the sun is just as important as applying sunscreen. Lens colors affect how much visible light reaches your ... Read More
May 30, 2016Carmen Scott
multivitamin-tablets

19

May2016
We all have expired vitamin bottles in our medicine cabinets. Some we take daily, while others are taken on a more infrequent basis.  So what happens if your vitamins expire... are they still good? Vitamins in general ... Read More
May 19, 2016Carmen Scott
sunscreen

12

May2016

What is SPF?

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There are many choices for sunblock: creams, mousses, sprays and powders, ranging from SPF of 15 to SPF of 55 or higher. Sunscreens are made with dozens of active ingredients that either use "absorbers" to create ... Read More
May 12, 2016Carmen Scott
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25

Apr2016
Whether you are a seasoned runner or a first timer, here are some tips to help you stay organized and keep you relaxed... which will help you run a better race. The days before the race: ... Read More
April 25, 2016Carmen Scott