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Shake It Out!

Have you ever left your legs crossed too long or leaned on your arm for a little longer than you thought? Did you get that sensation of pins and needles sticking you in your arm or leg? Instead of shaking your limbs, you may want to shake your head! The medical term for the numbness or tingling feeling is paresthesia and it is caused by constriction of the nerves that pass through the neck are...

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Ditch the Tweezers!

Try Glue For Getting Out Splinters

What’s tiny, hard to see, and leaves you in excruciating pain? Splinters! The infamous splinter, second only to a paper cut when it comes to small size and big pain, will begin to haunt our households now that school is back in session. As arts and crafts begin again and falls on wood chip filled playgrounds pick up, you need a quick and easy way to remove a splinter! The best way to deal wi...

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Take on Motion Sickness with Ginger

Motion sickness is something many of us have experienced. From cars, to planes, to boats, we have all either fallen victim to or have witnessed someone else suffer from motion sickness. Though we aren’t sure the cause is always the same — conflicting sensory signals going to the brain — there may be a way to help fight off motion sickness. According to a study in the journal, Lancet, that too...

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The "Tea" on Fresh Breath

“Where there’s tea, there’s hope…and fresh breath.” Okay, so this isn’t EXACTLY how the Arthur Wing Pinero quote goes, but it’s true! Tea can freshen your breath. In 2003, a group of scientists from the University of Illinois in Chicago presented their findings to the American Society of Microbiology about how the compounds in tea can stop the bacterial growth that causes halitosis. Just one...

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Stretch Break!

Say goodbye to a limited range of motion and tight muscles! It’s time to stretch and get focused! How many times have you been at your desk and start daydreaming or thinking about EVERYTHING else you had to do or needed to do that day? How if you leave work at exactly 4:50 pm, you can miss after-work traffic, pick up dinner, drop it off and make it in time to your 5:30 hair appointment, when y...

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Witch Hazel to Take the Sting Out

As the end of summer approaches and football season begins, many of us will be spending a lot of time outside. Last-minute family reunions, Labor Day barbecues, and evening football practice will have us and our loved ones out and about. Sadly, as we catch the sun before it’s gone, there are a few pesky bugs following us around chasing us back inside. The main one being the infamous mosquito. ...

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Yoga Poses for Headache Relief

It’s Wednesday. Your head is throbbing as if it has a pulse, and you’re burnt out from dealing with everything that is “back to school.” Between work, meet the teacher, and shopping for school supplies “you” have been last on your “to-do list.” Due to the back to school rush, your eating and sleeping schedules have been terrible, and the tension headache you have is reminding you of it with ea...

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Beat the Stink!

Some of us have the misfortune of dealing with smelly feet. The odor is caused when your feet sweat and the bacteria on them begin to eat away at it. Gross, right? The fungus that causes athlete’s foot can also cause smelly feet. You could spend your money on expensive creams and medications, or you could try out this simple— and surprisingly efficient— hack!   You may have never thought abou...

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Wash Away the Wax!

You know better than to take a bite out of a piece of produce bought straight from the store! Produce is often covered in dirt, chemicals, or wax. A simple rinse under the water faucet isn’t good enough to wash away these potentially harmful substances. You definitely don’t want to scrub them down with soap and a sponge, either. So, what do you do? Did you know you can make a natural scrub to ...

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We Know About DWIs, but Have You Heard About DWD?

If water isn’t a part of your daily routine, then you could be making a potentially life-threatening mistake. Driving while dehydrated (DWD) has the same effect as driving while intoxicated, as far as how many hazardous mistakes are made behind the wheel. Dehydration causes reduced concentration, slowed reaction times, and impaired memory recall—all things most people associate with driving whi...

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