| May 26, 2010
We would like to thank all the guests and vendors who participated in our "Sex and The City 2" Day.
For more information on any of the guests or vendors see below.
Raj Tents provide luxury tents for social events, corporate, weddings and also...
| Jun 5, 2010
Q. I'd like to know what's good to eat to help lower triglycerides, cholesterol and LDL. My husband has four coronary arteries blocked and will have surgery next week. I need to know what I can cook to help him recover his health.
A. For decades, red...
| Jun 27, 2010
When it comes to sunscreens, most consumers are concerned about SPF, brand and price. Typically, they do not turn the bottles around to check out what, exactly, they are slathering on their skin, maybe because they'd be confronted with words such as...
| Jun 7, 2010
Peggy Lim has a healthy respect for the sun's powerful ultraviolet rays, and on a recent shopping trip she agonized over choosing a sunscreen for her three children.
"I've always heard the higher the SPF [sun protection factor] the better, until you...
| Jun 18, 2010
Summer's T-shirts, shorts and swimsuits mean two things: people want to look fit and tanned.
It might seem like a good idea to book a little time at the tanning salon to work on your "base," but a new study out of the University of Minnesota has...
| Jul 2, 2010
Emergency-room professionals have their own name for the long, lovely, lazy days that kids look forward to in summer: trauma season. Because that's when hospitals see a spike in drownings and heat-related accidents.
Here are some of the biggest...
| Jun 27, 2010
Something strange is happening in the sunscreen aisle. Shelves that had been stocked with bottles claiming an SPF, or a sun protection factor, of 30 now trumpet SPFs of 55, 70, even "110+." This not-so-subtle escalation often comes with corollary pricing....
| Jul 3, 2010
Q. I have taken naproxen regularly for the past several years, having had knee replacement and shoulder surgery. When I take naproxen, my blood pressure goes up from 115/70 to about 145/94.
I was told my blood pressure problem was...
| Jul 15, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that ultraviolet light is actually good for some skin conditions?
ANSWER: It is true: ultraviolet (UV) light—a culprit behind sunburns, wrinkles and skin cancer—does offer benefits for some skin conditions. In a...
| Nov 22, 2010
It's frighteningly easy to drop a couple of hundred dollars on a holiday present. If you're considering spending big money on a health-related gift, you'll want to make sure that it will do something besides take up space in the gift bag.
| Dec 21, 2010
Q: I was diagnosed with morphea about three years ago. I understand there's no cure, but I'm looking at treatments to improve the condition. I know there's light therapy and I found some information on herbal medicines on the Internet. Are there any other...
| Jul 8, 2010
| 9:53 AM
Everyone seems to have the answer and solution to not get sunburned or just hopes that their burn won't hurt too much. Now you can know for sure if you're protected with your iPhone. Sun Alert Lite is a free app that has three dials that will determine...