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summer

Infections
December 10, 2015

Treat cold sores in summer

Even though the seasons are changing, some viruses will continue to bug us. Cold sores, despite its name, can come out on hot and sunny days. But we won’t let it stain your summer. (more…)
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Safety
January 3, 2015

Love the beach? Know the risks

The heat is definitely on! How many times have you gone to the beach this month? It’s a great way to cool off, socialise and catch a tan, but as with everything, there’re certain risks you need to keep in mind. Here’s what you need to know! (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
December 9, 2014

Don’t lose your 6-pack over the holidays

Okay, don’t get us wrong, we know that the holidays are meant to be filled with fun, and delicious food! But, if you’ve dedicated the last year to trimming, toning and achieving a tight 6-pack, is it really worth losing your chiselled abs? (more…)
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Skin
December 3, 2014

Sunblock vs. sunscreen

Is there a difference between sunblock and sunscreen, and, if there is, which one is best for my family? There are so many choices when it comes to sun protection – lotions, creams, all with different sun protection factors (SPF) – here’s a breakdown to help you make the best choice for your family: Sunscreen Sunscreen contains chemicals that absorb UV radiation and reduce the amount that reaches your skin. Many of the chemicals used for SPF such as avobenzone, avobenzene, oxymethylcinnemate can cause skin irritation or even irritate the eyes. Look out for Parsol 1789 in many of today’s…
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