6 Ways To Prevent Skin Cancer When You’re Fair-Skinned

1 in 5 people will get skin cancer in their lifetime, and the odds are even higher if you are fair-skinned. This is because paler skin tones contain less melanin, which can help guard against dangerous UV rays. If not caught in time, skin cancer can spread from skin cells to the lymph nodes and other organs, greatly increasing its danger. Luckily, even if you have fair skin there are specific things you can do to prevent skin cancer. Read More 

4 Facts Regarding Your Child’s Common Cold

Making sure your child eats a well-balanced diet and exercises regularly are essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, your child may still develop simple illnesses that cause many uncomfortable symptoms. Considering that most children develop up to 8 colds each year, understanding this common infectious disease is imperative. Of course, you may not fully understand the common cold and how it affects your child and your home. Using this guide of facts, you will have a better understanding of your child's cold. Read More 

5 Tips For Exercising After A Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck is a major surgical procedure that requires adequate healing time. However, it is common for patients to want to know when they can resume exercise and what types of exercise is best to keep their new tummy in the best condition. You may be surprised to know that core exercises, such as Pilates or crunches, should not be attempted until roughly six months after your surgery. But there is plenty of physical activity that you can do from the day after your surgery that will help speed up your recovery. Read More 

Diabetes And Osteoporosis: Reducing The Risks

If you are a post-menopausal woman you probably have some concerns about osteoporosis, commonly referred to as thinning bones. The risk of osteoporosis rises for all women at this time, making the possibility of painful and debilitating fractures a real concern. What you may not know is that if you have diabetes, your risk of osteoporosis may also increase. The Osteoporosis and Diabetes Connection People with type 1 diabetes are at risk of developing osteoporosis, especially if their glucose levels are not well-controlled. Read More 

Construction Workers: What To Know About Your Foot And Body Pain

If your feet ache or back hurts after a long day of construction work, you may wonder if the two problems are related and what can you do about them. It's possible for foot pain to cause problems with your back and vice versa. In a number of cases, you can develop both issues from the same causes. If you don't make changes in your life that protect your feet and back, you may end up with chronic pain that endangers your overall health and safety at work. Read More