Five surprising summer habits that pack on the pounds
Swimsuit ready? Not for long. Gaining the weight you lost preparing for summer is so easy, you're likely to do it without trying. If you don't stop the eating patterns that unintentionally cause weight gain, you'll never be successful losing body fat. Here are five ways you may be packing on the pounds without even real...
Pointers for protecting feet from skin cancer
Walking on the beach, frolicking in the surf, participating in sports, strolling through a theme park while on vacation - your feet will carry you through a lot of fun this summer. But can paying attention to them help you avoid the most common form of cancer in America? Possibly, experts say.
Ideas and tips to perfect your summer party
Summer itself is the perfect excuse to throw a party - no holidays required. All you need are the right festive ingredients to make sure that your friends show up and that everyone has a great time. So, whether you want to have an impromptu gathering in mid-July or a blowout bash for Labor Day, make sure that you do a little bit of planning ahead of time.
How to protect your pet from the heat
When the weather warms and the heat arrives, it seems everyone has a reason to smile. Whether you prefer to cool off with a dip in the pool or with a tall cool drink in the shade, we all have ways to beat the heat. But what about your dog? Pets can suffer from heat just like people. There are steps you can take to help e...
Fun with Fido: Tips for an active summer with your dog
Pet parents know that the best way to put an extra wag in a dog's tail and a spring in his step is to mention the word "walk" or "outside." We've all seen it before. Pets automatically perk up at the opportunity for time outdoors. Additionally, an active lifestyle is just as beneficial for the pets as it is for the pet o...
Summer health: stop frequent heartburn
Summer is here, which means it's time to pack your bags for vacation, dust off your beach umbrella and fire up the grill. Unfortunately many people will not only feel the summer heat outside with friends, but also inside their chest. Summer is prime time for heartburn.
How massage therapy can give you an active, healthy summer
For many people, summer means fun in the sun that includes outdoor activities like running, hiking, biking and team sports. Having a massage therapist around to ease those aches and pains caused by the summer activities will decrease stress and improve circulation, reduce fatigue, and help keep your muscles, bones and co...
Heat up your summer work wardrobe
Your sweaters have made their way to the back of your closet and your scarves, hats and gloves have migrated to the top shelf. And now, as you rush to get out the door for work in the morning, you might feel less than enthusiastic as you take stock of your warm weather wardrobe. Your dresses have been in the line up long...