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Healthy habits and tips that prevent disease and keep your mind and body running in tip-top shape.

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Age-Proof Your Skin (continued)

Here are some tips for healthier skin:

Make it quick. Don't linger in the bath or shower. Experts recommend 15 minutes maximum, and keep water temperature warm or cool---not hot.

Be stingy with soap. Apply soap sparingly and rinse it off well. If you're suffering from very dry skin...

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Recovering from the Recoverable

3 days of ice chips. Followed by 2 days clear liquid. Then nothing by mouth, and finally abdominal surgery and a liver biopsy. After surgery, it all reverses. Ice chips, clear liquid diet, soft food diet. I have to take it easy and be extra careful what I put down the hatch. No fatty, no spicy, ...

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Age-Proof Your Skin

It cracks easily, flakes, and itches. It's unsightly, and sometimes it even bleeds. That's dry skin. It's a common problem. Unfortunately, it's also one of those minor irritations that can become a serious medical problem if neglected.

Dry skin might be nothing more than a tight, scratchy...

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Say "Good-Bye" to Dry Eyes

Many things can bring tears to your eyes---watching a sad movie, seeing your children graduate, or just chopping a pungent onion. But what if those tears don't come? What if your eyes don't even produce enough tears to keep your eyes moist from day to day?

If your eyes have been feeling dry...

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Sunshine on my shoulders (and vitamin D)

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, can be produced in the body with mild sun exposure or consumed in food or supplements.

Adequate vitamin D intake is important for the regulation of calcium and phosphorus absorption, maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, and is suggested to sup...

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Gifts from God


Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
~Leo Buscaglia

We all know what we have to do to stay healthy. We have the talent and knowledge to do the things we have t...

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Move Every Hour

Exercise, exercise, exercise.

When I started my journey to health I focused on eating healthy most of the time. After 6 months and about 25 pounds gone, I bought a pedometer and started walking. worked up to getting 10,000 steps over the course of the day. Since I was still working I sat...

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Drinking Warm Lemon Water

Every morning I drink hot or warm lemon water in the morning to reduce the acidity in my body.

Lemons and apples are high in pectin. They both help keep me fuller and aide in digestion and is also a dietetic. I have cut down on coffee and I think I am sleeping better and have c...

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Watch out for your feet...

Watch out for your feet...

Arthritis is inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in the joints. Each foot has 33 joints that can be afflicted with arthritis.

Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease
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How To Care For Burns At Home

Most burns are merely a painful nuisance that will heal in time. But sometimes it's hard to know if a burn is superficial or deeper and more damaging than it appears. You can treat first-degree burns and most second-degree burns at home. For third-degree burns, you must see your doctor. You also...

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