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Melanoma Awareness Month: Top Prevention Tips

Written by: Dr. Zeena Al-Dujaili On average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. This disease claims the lives of 10,000 Americans every year, but when it is caught early, survival…

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Stay Cool This Summer Without an AC

With temperatures reaching into the high 90s and triple digits across the country this week, I want to discuss how you can cool down safely in a heat wave without…

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Where You’re Not Applying Sunscreen (But Should Be)

Think you’re covered when it comes to sunscreen? Surprise: most of us aren’t using it appropriately. One study showed that most people apply only 25-50 percent of the amount of…

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Your One-Stop Summer Resource Guide

With the first day of summer less than two weeks away, it’s the perfect time to talk about enjoying the sun safely, cooling down with healthy sips, and exercising in…

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Insect Bites and Stings: How to Prevent Them and When to Worry

You’re out enjoying a wonderful picnic supper with your family when — ouch! You’re been bitten by a bug. Suddenly you went from having dinner to becoming dinner. Most insect…

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How to Keep Cool This Summer

On my daily morning walks, I’ve noticed that temperatures have really started to climb. While hotter weather can lead to bothersome problems like sweat stains on your work clothes, the…

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Staying on Top of Your Health, Even When You’re on Vacation

The Labor Day weekend is coming up, and I’m looking forward to some quality family time away from work, with a little traveling thrown in. And I’m not alone. Almost…

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5 Ways to Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

Keeping yourself cool should be a priority for you this season in order to prevent heat-related ailments. Heat cramping, exhaustion and heat stroke can definitely put a damper on your…

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Keeping Bacteria at Bay This Summer

Summer is the time for outdoor eating and my family and I have made a habit of grilling when the weather’s nice. But the bacteria in your food love the heat…

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Summer Swim Safety

Nothing can make the summer heat melt away faster than a dip in the water. Whether in a pool, an ocean or a lake, my kids and I love taking…

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