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Police Warning
Saturday, December 10, 2011      11 comments

It is supposed to be the Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, and, for the most part, it is. But the Holidays also seem to bring out the worst in some people and we really have to be aware of our surroundings. This is the new thing these days ... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 10 Cranberries
Friday, December 09, 2011      6 comments

CRANBERRIES If you're prone to bladder infections, drinking cranberry juice daily won't cure them, but it can help prevent them, say the urologic disease experts at NIH. Just be careful if you are taking blood-thinning medication like ... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 9 Milk Of Magnesia
Thursday, December 08, 2011      5 comments

MILK OF MAGNESIA Dabbing this milky liquid on canker sores---small ulcers that typically appear inside the mouth---can temporarily soothe their pain. Milk of Magnesia won't heal the sores, but it does give relief from the symptoms. Expert... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 8 Water
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      6 comments

WATER Daily gargling with plain tap water can help cut the number of colds and respiratory infections you get, as well as relieve symptoms if you're already sick. A 2010 study of nearly 400 healthy volunteers ages 18 to 65 in Japan fou... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 7 Ginger
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      5 comments

GINGER Ginger can help reduce nausea and relieve motion sickness. Some studies have shown that taking one gram of ginger an hour before surgery can reduce nausea and vomiting during the first 24 hours after surgery. In addition, a... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 6 Witch Hazel
Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

WITCH HAZEL Witch hazel is derived from the leaves and twigs of a flowering shrub. For more than a century, the clear, refined extract has been used as an astringent to help tighten the skin and relieve inflammation. It is the main ... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 5 Menthol Rub
Sunday, December 04, 2011      5 comments

MENTHOL RUB Applying mentholated ointments such as strong-smelling Vicks VapoRub has been shown to be a safe, cost-effective treatment for toenail fungus, often more effective than over-the-counter products. A small study this year fou... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 4
Saturday, December 03, 2011      5 comments

BABY SHAMPOO A half-and-half solution of baby shampoo and warm water is a simple, effective way to clean eyelids that are itchy, red or crusty. The condition could be blepharitis, a common eye problem in older adults. It can cause scaling... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 3
Friday, December 02, 2011      13 comments

TART CHERRY JUICE Drinking tart cherry juice can help prevent gout attacks, relieve muscle soreness after exercise, and possibly help with arthritis pain because of its natural anti-inflammatory properties. Gout expert Naomi Schlesinge... Read more
Home Remedies That Work: Number 2
Thursday, December 01, 2011      10 comments

LIQUID DISH SOAP If you come into contact with poison ivy or poison oak, washing the affected area with liquid dish soap within two hours of contact may prevent you from getting an itching red rash. Arkansas dermatologist Adam Stibich want... Read more
Home Remedies That Work; Number 1
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      11 comments

HONEY Just one spoonful can help quiet a nighttime cough better than over-the-counter cough syrups or suppressants. That's what a Pennsylvania study of more than 100 children found. Study author Ian Paul, M.D., says honey can also hel... Read more
Lady's Yearly Exam
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      8 comments

I went to the doctor for my yearly physical. The nurse started with certain basics. "How much do you weigh?" she asked. "135," I said. The nurse put me on the scale. It turns out my weight is 180. The nurse asked, "Your h... Read more
Miss Confused
Monday, November 28, 2011      5 comments

Miss Confused heard that baths in milk would make her beautiful. She left a note for her milkman to leave 25 gallons of milk. When the milkman read the note, he felt there must be a mistake. He thought she probably meant 2.5 gallons. So ... Read more
A Little Lightness From Maxine For The Start Of Your Week.......
Sunday, November 27, 2011      6 comments

MAXINE: Thought about cleaning the house. But then I thought, "What's the house done for me lately?" MAXINE: Forgive me if I snap at you. I'm myself today. MAXINE: If it weren't for stress, I'd have no energy at all. MAXINE: ... Read more
Turkey Recipe.......
Saturday, November 26, 2011      7 comments

I thought this sounded good! Here is a turkey recipe that also includes the use of popcorn as a stuffing.......imagine that. When I found this recipe, I thought it was perfect for people like me, who just are not sure how to tell when the ... Read more

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