The following is a guest post by Gloria Verret, RN, RN Remedies® blogger and pediatric nurse in the Liver and Kidney Transplant Unit at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Have you heard the term “fever phobia?” It’s a term I use when parents rush to maintain a normal temperature for their child, even though a fever could actually be a sign of their child’s natural … [Read more...] about How to Treat Your Child’s Fever With OTC Medicine
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Going green is the new black -- everyone's doing it, and everyone has their favorite way of giving back to Mother Nature. Every little bit of energy savings adds up -- or rather, subtracts from your carbon footprint, but few things you can do will have as great an effect on the environment as using mass transit systems on a regular basis. Why It Matters Transportation-related … [Read more...] about Why Go Green With Mass Transit?
Unlike the health of your muscles, bones and internal organs, the health of your skin is something others can easily view. However, like other body organs and tissues, healthy skin requires adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals. Although you might occasionally take it for granted, your outer covering performs some important tasks. Keeping your skin functioning at an optimum … [Read more...] about Healthy Diet for Skin Care
Curves, the self-proclaimed "largest fitness franchise in the world," started in 1992 with a single center in Harlingen, Texas. Today, founders, husband and wife Gary and Diane Heavin, oversee a franchise that boasts nearly 10,000 centers in more than 70 countries, according to Curves.com. While Curves' unofficial motto has been "no makeup, no men and no mirrors," some centers … [Read more...] about About the Curves Weight Loss Program
Omega-3 fats, also known as omega-3 fatty acids, are a category of polyunsaturated fats that can be subdivided into three main types--alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA). Together, these three types of omega-3 fatty acids promote cardiovascular health by decreasing the risk of heart disease, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis. In … [Read more...] about Foods With Omega-3 Fats