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Daily Dose: 4/9/2013 by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Morning-After Pill Available to Everyone: Well, not everyone, but close enough. A federal judge ruled last week that the morning-after pill be available without a prescripti ... Read on »
PMS vs. You: How to Fight Off Your Worst Symptoms by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You’ve heard of PMS, right? Of course, the men in our lives have turned it in to a more of a joke than reality, but it is real! PMS (pre-menstrual … Continue reading → Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Cuddling, which provides many health benefits. According to researchers at the Metropolitan University in English, cuddling can lower blood pressure and heart rat ... Read on »
Captain Crash Diet by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Any fellow pinner can understand the powerful influence Pinterest can have over a person’s — okay, let’s be honest — a girl’s decisions-making process. SU’s campus proves to ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Keeping your kitchen clean. Germs and bacteria can multiply in a neglected kitchen. Clean your sponge, for example, when it starts looking nasty. You can run it t ... Read on »
Daily Dose: 2/26/13 by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Watch Those Whistles: Referees and other people who regularly use whistles may suffer hearing loss from repeated exposure to the loud, shrill noises. A study performed by an ... Read on »
Tummy Troubles by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever find that your stomach aches at the most inconvenient times? You’re about to take a test, and all of a sudden cramps fill your stomach as it is being … Continue reading ... Read on »
Daily Dose: 2/18/2013 by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A New Treatment for the Blind: Researchers have created an “artificial retina,” a bundle of electrodes implanted in the eye. This system allows visual input to go around the ... Read on »
6 Reasons Your Immune System Is Weak by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living                   Feel like you get sick a little more than usual? Like it’s just one illness after another, chasing after you? Don’t … Continue reading → Read on »
Snowed Out by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With cold weather upon us and winter rapidly approaching, the desire to stay inside and sip hot chocolate often outweighs the desire to head outside and exercise. However, t ... Read on »
Avoid Post Holiday Wallet Trauma by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Did Black Friday and Cyber Monday take a toll on your bank account? Resisting holiday sales can be harder than resisting a second piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. And … ... Read on »
Healthy Hot Cocoa for the Soul by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ditch the whipped cream, the marshmallows and lastly, ditch the syrupy chocolate sauce. You can still drink your favorite holiday staple, hot chocolate, and be healthy. Whet ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Dimming the lights, which might keep you from overeating. Researchers at Cornell University found that people who ate meals in darker atmospheres, such as by cand ... Read on »
Don’t Worry About That Scale by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you hop on the scale and don’t like the number that pops up, there are several things you can do. Sweat out your water weight, go to the bathroom, … Continue reading → Read on »
The 5 Top Ways to Reduce Eye Puffiness by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you constantly wake up with puffy eyes in the morning? Don’t worry — puffy eyes are actually a very common problem and there are many causes for it, as … Continue reading ... Read on »
Home is Where the Heart (Rate) Is by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Getting yourself to the gym is not easy. In fact, the hardest part of working out is often just getting off your couch and into the weight room. But recently, … Continue rea ... Read on »
Furreal: Why Having a Pet is Good for You by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Time to find your furry friends — studies have shown that pets cause all sorts of benefits for their owners! Researchers have found that human-animal interactions cause pet- ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cheers to… Red wine, which may help reduce a woman’s risk for cancer. Research published in the International Journal of Cancer explains that chemicals called flavonoids, fo ... Read on »
Happy Lights For Fighting Winter Blues by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let’s face it; living in areas like Central New York can be quite depressing during the cold and snowy months. Buffalo and Rochester ranked near the top of several lists … C ... Read on »
Energy Drinks: A Health Risk by Dina S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Halloween has changed since our carefree elementary school days. Instead of class parties, in college it means going to parties where there will most likely be kids drinking ... Read on »