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What to Know About Your Summer Glow

By: MADISON BROKAW

Summer is almost here, but is everyone armed with the knowledge to protect themselves from the sun’s harmful rays? Start the summer off smart and get prepared. 647 more words

Eye Protection

Sunscreen: The Most Important Item in Your Beach Bag

It’s early April, the forecast reads sunny with a high of 75 degrees and there’s not a cloud in the sky.  Sounds perfect, right?  Coinciding with the start of this perfect weather, however, is a six month epidemic in beach towns everywhere.  908 more words

All about sun exposure

Yesterday I had the great fortune to go wine tasting for the very first time in Napa, California! It was a beautiful day! What I was expecting: fair weather, sunny skies, and good memories. 369 more words

Don't Rely on Sun for Vitamin D

Limited Benefits from Sun Exposure for Vitamin D

According to a Mayo Clinic Proceedings paper in 2010, 22% to 50% or more of patients commonly encountered in clinical practice are deficient in vitamin D. 340 more words

Supplements

What do our bodies need all that cholesterol for?

After the Brain and Organs, the next most hungry for cholesterol, are our endocrine glands: adrenals and sex glands.  These produce the steroid hormones: testosterone, progesterone, pregnenolone, androsterone, estrone, estradiol, corticosterone, aldosterone and others. 579 more words

Heart Health/ Cholesterol

Health benefits of sun exposure

The sun can do more for you than give you a tan! It actually has many health benefits, both mental and physical. Although many parents and doctors warn about sun exposure, limiting your time in the sun can have some major positive results. 428 more words

Health

Best Eye Cream for Wrinkles

Every time you look in the mirror, you swear another one has magically appeared overnight!

Yes, we’re talking about those tiny lines that develop around the outer corners of our eyes that resemble the imprints of crows’ feet (hence the name we all lovingly call them). 458 more words