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Preparing Your Pup For Winter

Would you wear shorts and a tank top during the winter months? In most parts of the country, the answer would clearly be no. Why? The weather would be too cold, so you would wear your warm things. ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Important - Wear Sunscreen When on the Slopes!

The sun is might powerful. In fact, there is enough energy in the sunlight hitting the Earth in one day to fuel all our power needs for an entire year if we could just figure out how to harness it. ..
(November 18, 2008)
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Staph Infections Threatening NFL Players?

The NFL is all about the players. The teams in the league spend huge amounts of money on those players and then makes back even more through advertising, seat sales and, of course, television ..
(October 23, 2008)
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The Growing Staph Infection Problem

The world of medicine is full of controversies. Most center around the issue of paying for medical care, but a new issue is starting to rear up and demand we take notice. That issue is the growing ..
(October 23, 2008)
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How to Identify Poison Oak and Ivy

There is nothing more exhilarating than spending time wrapped up in Mother Nature's arms, but what happens when that camping trip turns into a battle between you and poison oak or poison ivy? There ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Why Mosquito Bites Can Be More Dangerous Than Just an Itch

Did you know that only female mosquitoes bite? While most people would rather find a way to obliterate them rather than learn about them, finding out all you can about mosquitoes will help you to ..
(June 19, 2008)
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The Three Types of Skin Cancer

Can skin cancer be avoided? While scientists still have miles to go before they can determine whether or not skin cancers can be completely deterred, at least one type is associated with definite ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Do Hand Sanitizers Really Work?

Does the thought of bathing in millions of germs make you shudder? Well, it should. Think you are germ free? Stop for a moment and think about all the things you touch during the day. Garbage cans, ..
(June 19, 2008)
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How Big a Concern Should MRSA Be If You Are Hospitalized?

MRSA knows no boundaries, it has no remedy, and it cannot be easily detected. This bacteria is know as the Super Bug, since it really cannot be killed. For those that have a weakened immune system, ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Top Beaches in San Diego For Travelers

San Diego likes to bill itself as the finest city in America. While that might be debatable, there is no argument the beaches have a lot to offer. If you are planning on taking a trip to city, you ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Tired of Being Sick? Wash Your Hands!

Once we are out of the house, we often start ignoring the lessons our parents taught us. This is particularly true for simple but annoying ones like washing our hands. This is a mistake as there is ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Dealing With Putting Your Dog Down

Having a dog for your pet is a great thing and something you will cherish. There is only one problem. In a cruel twist of fate, dogs have much smaller life spans than we humans. This ultimately ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Mosquito Bites Stop the Itching

Nothing annoys more than that little buzzing noise you hear of a mosquito flying around your bedroom late at night. Well, one thing does - the itch of a bite. So, how do you go about stopping it? To ..
(July 08, 2008)
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The Antibiotic Crisis A Loss of Effectiveness

It is often suggested we live in a state of fear in modern society. If it isn't one thing, it is another. Global warming, super volcanoes, weapons of mass destruction and so on make one wonder how ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Basic First Aid You Should Know

The name tells all in this case. Basic first aid that you should know is what needs to be done first. When you consider the topic of First Aid, it is important to understand that its true nature is ..
(June 13, 2007)
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What Travelers Need to Know About Malaria

It is almost time again to book those flights and head off to some fascinating destination on the other side of the world. Before you go, a quick malaria primer should be considered and here it is. ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Stop Mosquitoes From Infesting Your Home

Spring and summer days are glorious as you sit out in the sun and relax. They can be ruined, however, by that eternal buzzing noise and the occasional bite of mosquito. A few preventative steps can ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Preparing for the Hiking Season

As we roll into spring, it is time to start planning some outdoor adventures. A little mountain hiking should be on the list, but you need to prepare before you go. When the weather starts to warm ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Myths Regarding West Nile Virus

As we turn from winter to spring, it is time to get outside again. This, of course, means you have to deal with mosquitoes and the potential of West Nile Virus if bitten. West Nile Virus is a virus ..
(March 07, 2007)
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Preventing Skin Cancer with Sunscreen

If you find yourself heading outside frequently, and who doesn’t, you need to take basic steps to prevent skin cancer. In this case, we are talking about sunscreen the proper use of it. Skin ..
(January 31, 2007)
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Rock Climbing with Style – Heading Outdoors

When it comes to rock climbing, beginners are surprised to learn there are a lot of different styles. In this article, we cover some of the more advanced versions. Rock climbing is definitely an ..
(January 14, 2007)
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Why Try Rock Climbing?

These days, the popularity of many extreme sports has actually resulted in them not being so extreme. This is definitely not the case when it comes to rock climbing. Life is a beautiful thing. If ..
(January 14, 2007)
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Costa Rica - Tips To Avoid Health Problems

Costa Rica is undoubtedly one of the top travel destinations in the world. That being said, it is a destination where you can run into health problems if you are not careful. Costa Rica is a ..
(January 08, 2007)
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Renting a Car in Costa Rica

If you travel a lot, sooner or later you have to visit Costa Rica. To get around the country, you are going to need to rent a vehicle. Here are a few tips on doing so. Costa Rica is an amazingly ..
(January 08, 2007)
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Skin Cancer Treatment – Cryosurgery

Skin cancer is one form of cancer that is often disregarded by many people. It can kill, but unique treatments exist. Cryosurgery is one of them. There is little doubt that cancer is a scary topic ..
(January 08, 2007)
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