Summer Health

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5 Sweet Reasons to ‘Heart’ Berries, A Tasty Addition to Cardiovascular Cuisine

Summer’s here, and the time is ripe for celebrating all the heart-healthy reasons to love berries!

07/10/2015

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Give Stress A Vacation

Summer vacation is a great time to slow down and sort of hit the reset button by letting go of some of the stresses of daily life.

07/10/2015

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See the Light: Protecting Your Eyes from the Sun

Sunscreen may be the first thought that comes to mind when you think of protection against the summer sun. Your eyes also need shielding from the sun’s harmful rays.

07/10/2015

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VIDEO: Jeff’s Journey A Whole New Relationship with Foods.

Just three months after weight loss surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess, Jeffrey Keane is already almost at his target weight. His new relationship with food includes grilling up summer vegetables.

07/10/2015

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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Bug Spray: What’s Safe? What Works?

Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?

06/16/2013

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Top Five “Must Have” Foods From Farmers’ Markets

It’s easy to just buy fruits and vegetables at the grocery store during routine shopping trips, but now is the time to seek out Farmers’ Markets to buy at least a few of the most nutrient-packed foods fresh from local fields.

06/16/2013

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Protecting Your Ears From Loud Summertime Sounds

Summertime can be particularly difficult on the ears, since outdoor activities can be associated with increased exposure to loud noises.

06/16/2013

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Healthy Summertime Recipe: Marinated Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumbers are 95% water which makes eating them a great way to stay hydrated during the hot summer months when they’re in season. Here’s a healthy, easy recipe for the perfect dish for a summertime picnic.

06/16/2013

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Self-Tanning Products Are Completely Safe

In order to get a deep, rich tan these days, you no longer have to bake in the sun, which can be dangerous to your health. Now, all you have to do is lather on one of many self-tanning products. But are these gels, mists, and creams safe?

06/16/2013

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