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5 Sunburn Treatments to Save Your Vacation

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Get a little too much sun on your beach vacation? These treatments, from hydration to cool compresses, can help salvage the rest of your trip. You looked forward to your tropical beach vacation for months. When you finally arrived, you headed straight to the beach to relax in the sun. While you enjoyed every minute […]

4 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

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You may have heard that there’s no science behind the age-old advice to drink eight cups of water a day, but how much should you be drinking? It seems like a pretty basic question, but unfortunately there’s no clear-cut answer. It’s actually surprising how little we know about the relationship between hydration and long-term health, […]

What Is Breast Cancer?

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By Cathy Cassata Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is the most-commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States. Breast cancer is cancer that begins with the formation of a malignant tumor in the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into nearby tissues or spread (metastasize) to […]

10 Best Strategies for Infection Prevention and Control

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Written by AnujaVaidya According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every 20 hospitalized patients will contract a healthcare-associated infection. The spread of these infections, however, can be controlled. There are several simple and cost-effective strategies that can help prevent infections, from the basic tenet of hand hygiene to the team-oriented […]

How to Maintain Good Eye Health

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Don’t take your eyes for granted. Protect your sight with these six tips: 1. Eat for Good Vision Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts, studies […]