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How to Repair the Damage Caused by Sunburn

Added August 16, 2014, Under: Environment, How To, Skin Conditions, Top 10, Vitamin D

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In spite of what the media and commercial sunscreen producers will have you believe, sunlight itself is not harmful but in fact extremely beneficial to your health and general well being. However, sunburn is harmful and if you are unlucky enough to suffer from it, then you need to take several steps promptly to undo this harm. Top ten tips to sort out the sunburn 1. Soak in a cool bath or have a cold shower (for as long as possible) for instant ...

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Looking for a New Healthy Beverage to Enjoy? Coconut Water Could Be Your Answer

Added July 28, 2014, Under: Environment, Nutrition, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss

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You might have noticed that the beverage – coconut water – has become very popular, with many companies jumping on the bandwagon to market and sell their own versions. Of course if you are super fortunate with access to fresh young green coconuts, you can make a hole in the thick skin of a green coconut and pour out your own coconut water ready to drink. But most of us don’t have that opportunity and have to look for a safe ...

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Autism & Its Impact On Our Future

Added July 14, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Vaccines, Vitamin D

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One of the most controversial subjects on the internet these days (and especially social media) has to be autism. The stats point to autism increasing at an alarming rate to epidemic proportions and yet, instead of working together to find the cause or indeed causes (and a possible solution), the bickering continues and intensifies. Meanwhile, more and more children are affected and, as they grow into adulthood, a whole generation will be dealing with the consequences. According to research scientist Stephanie Seneff ...

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Eye drops & Are There More Natural Ways To Relieve Discomfort?

Added July 8, 2014, Under: Environment, Health

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Our precious eyes can be prone to a variety of conditions that lead to dryness, irritation, redness and more for which common causes can be extremes of weather such as wind or sun, heating, air conditioning, artificial lighting, using computers or reading. Even certain medications can lead to eye problems. So how should we treat our eyes? There are many over-the-counter or prescription eye drops but are pharmaceutical products the best solution? Eye drops are frequently used for allergies and include: Anti-inflammatory which ...

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How Steamy Is Your Bathroom & Do You Need To Fix It?

Added June 18, 2014, Under: Environment, Health, How To, Top 10

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Bathrooms can be hot and steamy places and, while that may be a good thing to get rid of impurities in the skin, it can cause havoc on the room's ventilation - especially if there is no window to the outdoors. And we all know how much damage mold and mildew can do to your home and your possessions.  It makes no difference to the problem whether you choose to bath or to shower. What can you do to improve the ...

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Does a High Pollen Count Affect You? How To Treat The Hay Fever Symptoms

Added June 17, 2014, Under: Environment

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Whether you live in the town or the country, summertime can mean the misery of hay fever symptoms and that runny, itchy and/or congested nose as well as sneezing and itchy eyes.  Hay fever is caused by an allergy to pollen, the name given to the fine powder produced by plants, trees or flowers to fertilize other plants, trees or flowers of the same species. A high pollen count is a count above 50. There is even recent evidence linking climate ...

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Top Ten Steps To Introducing Feng Shui To Your Home or Workplace

Added June 13, 2014, Under: Environment, Health

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Ever wondered if you could improve the atmosphere and aura around your home, and even where you work? Feng Shui could be the answer for you. The Feng Shui of a house is determined by both interior and exterior factors – so much so that if the outside Feng Shui of a house is overpoweringly negative, there would be no point in working on the Feng Shui of the inside of the house before addressing any exterior problems. For example ...

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How Safe Is This Dish Washing Liquid With Its Myriad Uses?

Added June 11, 2014, Under: Environment

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Today I am sharing a guest post from Emily Berkman who has loads of good ideas about how to use original Blue Dawn.  I will add my own reservations at the end. Here is what she says: “Original Blue Down – it's not just for dishes any more... Have you ever wondered why Dawn Dish Washing Liquid is the wildlife cleaner of choice after an oil spill? According to the International Bird Rescue Research Center, Dawn effectively removes grease but does not cause ...

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How To Get Rid Of Lingering Smelly Cigarette Smoke

Added June 10, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, How To

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What could be worse (especially when you are a non smoker) than to take over an apartment, house or a vehicle where the previous owner or tenant was a smoker and the evidence is all too obvious. But don't despair, there are many solutions Preferably, these should be carried out before you even move in but I realize that this is not always practical. The ideal scenario is warm sunny weather and an empty property. Do not be tempted to use ...

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“Roundup” Is A Swear Word To Those Who Care About Health

Added May 28, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Health, Technology

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Swear words have been around for a very long time but I would like to suggest a new one for these modern times. Roundup has got to be one of the most lethal products ever put together and sold to a previously unsuspecting public and yet, in spite of all the bad publicity Roundup has generated and the untold damage it has caused, people are still buying and using it. But Roundup (manufactured by Monsanto)  is not alone – here is a ...

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