July 15, 2013

Flu – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Influenza, commonly called the flu, is an infection of the respiratory tract caused by the influenza virus. Signs of the flu include sudden onset of headache, chills, and feeling generally miserable. Respiratory symptoms like nasal congestion, cough and sore throat appear, and the flu sufferer often experiences extreme fatigue and muscle aches in the back […]

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Thrush – What is it? How to avoid & cure it.

Thrush is a yeast infection that causes white patches in the mouth and on the tongue. A yeast called Candida causes thrush because babies’ immune systems are not yet strong enough to control the growth of the yeast. The most common symptoms of thrush are white patches that stick to the inside of the mouth […]

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June 6, 2013

Sunblock Secret… Apply Twice

SPF, UVA, UVB, Full Spectrum… New labeling laws make it easier to pick the right sunblock this summer. Sunscreens labeled as both “Broad Spectrum” and “SPF 15” (or higher) not only protect against sunburn, but, if used as directed with other sun protection measures, can reduce the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. […]

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