For many women, the yearly trip to the doctor for a pelvic exam causes anxiety and discomfort. Now new guidelines from the American College of Physicians may allow you to skip the stirrups this year.
Reuters Health recently published an article on ways to keep kids hydrated. While the tips are geared to help children stay hydrated, they certainly can be used for adults too. Read these seven tips to ensure you and your kids get the recommended intake of fluids.
Join the conversation. How do you keep yourself hydrated? Do you have any tips or suggestions to add to the list of seven?
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How much sunscreen should I put on? Really. Dr. Jeffrey Mailhot clears up some facts about the correct way to apply sunscreen in this video.
Join the conversation. Do you apply sunscreen everyday? Do you see your doctor each year to have your skin checked? What other ways do you stay safe in the sun?