When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen:
The virus can die, OR
Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR
The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu.
How do you kee... Read more
Long gone are the days of squabbling over whether or not coffee should be best enjoyed black or with cream and sugar. That age-old argument has since snowballed to include pumpkin spice lattes versus peppermint mochas, pour-over versus French pre... Read more
Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
Parents do everything possible to limit germs in the home when a new baby joins the family. But during cold and flu season, it's equally important to do the same thing to protect children and adults of all ages. Remember when you asked everyone w... Read more
You’re sneezing. Your nose is running. Your eyes are watering. And you’re feeling run down. Is it a cold, allergies, or something else?
When you've got the sniffles, it’s important to be able to distinguish between the caus... Read more
I have to share the drink recipe I'm drinking right now! It is delicious.
5 frozen strawberries
1/4 lime juiced
1 tsp cinnamon
16 Oz water
Blend it up and drink!
So refreshing on a hot day like today!... Read more
I have physical disabilities and can not exercise much. Not at all on my feet. I can't even use my stationary bike. Any suggestions on exercise from a chair? How can I curb my sweet tooth?... Read more
I don't just been embarrassed, I mean totally and completely humiliated. I would rather be paraded naked through the streets than be caught exercising.
I moved my aerobics step out of my bedroom and into the living room today (my bedroom is SO... Read more
Everybody's bodies are different...some like it hot...some like it cold. It's no different with the water we drink. If you're struggling to drink your water quotient for the day maybe it's because of the temperature! I love hot foods and hot drinks..... Read more
Summer is in full swing and for much of the nation that means extreme heat and humidity that can make it difficult to spend time outdoors. Remembering basic tips like these from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help you prevent h... Read more
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