Cold vs. Flu: Telling The Difference

Ugh. You can feel it coming on. You are tired. Your body hurts and there is a small tickle in your throat. You are sick. But what are you sick with? Is it a cold or the flu and how can you tell? I spoke with a physician colleague of mine and here is what […]

Child Fever: What You Need to Know & How To Treat

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It’s late in the day. Soccer practice is in an hour, then dance lessons after that.  Hubby has a late meeting. The dinning room table is covered with laundry and dinner will not make itself, no matter how much you will it to. The last thing that you have time for is a sick kid, […]

Get Rid of Dark Under Eye Circles Today!

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Recently, in my Ask the Expert discussion in The SITS Girls Forum, a fellow SITStah asked: Could you suggest how to get rid of dark under eye circles? I get enough sleep (around 8 hours per day at least) so I doubt whether lack of sleep is a problem. Understanding how to get rid of […]

Sunburn and Sunscreen: A How To Guide

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Our skin is the largest organ on our bodies and it happens to be the hardest working. After reading that last statement, you might think I have lost my mind because the heart has got to be the hardest working organ, but think about it.  Our hearts are on the inside of the body and […]

Summer Safety: Avoid Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

Get ready for summer fun by learning the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Keep your family safe this summer with these simple tips!

It’s no secret that all over the country warm weather is upon us. In some places, like the east coast, the weather has been down right hot for this time of year. I guess its safe to say that summer is here and that means its time for days and days of hot weather. Its nice […]

Depression & Mental Illness: Don’t Suffer in Silence

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Depression Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Schizophrenia Personality Disorder Post-postpartum Depression Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Listed above are just a few of the many mental health disorders that people suffer from. This list doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface, but it does include some of the more common disorders. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, […]