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Summer Skin Cancer Awareness

Summer Skin Cancer Awareness

As Summer Approaches, Best Ways to Protect Children from Extreme Sun Exposure As the summer season approaches, pediatric skin cancer scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are alerting parents of genetic research showing that sun damage contributes to melanoma in children and adolescents as well as adults.  The research underscores the need for precautionary measures necessary(…)

Four Tips for Maintaining Your Physical Appearance after Having a Baby

Four Tips for Maintaining Your Physical Appearance after Having a Baby

Maintaining your physical appearance after having a baby can be challenging. After all, you’ve housed a growing child in your body for almost a year. Your body experienced a wide range of changes. It’s almost as if a zombie came in and took over your body. It can be both exhilarating and exhausting at the(…)

Things You Can Do to Suppress Your Appetite

Things You Can Do to Suppress Your Appetite

If you have ever attempted to lose weight, the first problem you will encounter is fighting hunger. The truth is that you can lose weight on any number of diets, but in the end, the issue will always be your appetite. For this reason, the success or failure of your attempt to lose weight will(…)

DeStress This Holiday Season With TouchPoints

DeStress This Holiday Season With TouchPoints

Stress and anxiety are common topics these days and those who suffer from it is becoming a topic we are talking about more and more. Bring on the holiday and stress can go through the roof and seem unsurmountable. With higher stress, more than likely, you are getting less sleep. Panic attacks happen more frequently(…)

Snow Blindness?!

Snow Blindness?!

The solar eclipse has brought some serious awareness to eye care.  We all know that summer means sunglasses but what about winter?  According to top docs, snow blindness is a real thing! So how does this happen? Photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratitis, is a painful eye condition caused by exposure of insufficiently protected eyes to ultraviolet(…)

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

For the most part, we all wear socks each and every day.  Some of us like the plain white ones, some like crazy designs and colors.  But, have you thought about what your socks can do for you?  How could a pair of compression socks help you? I work at a desk most of the(…)