Heartburn and GERD

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Most people will experience heartburn at some point in their life. For an estimated 15 to 30 percent of Americans, frequent bouts of heartburn can actually be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a more serious condition that occurs when stomach acid repeatedly washes up into the delicate structures of the esophagus and causes damage. Although TV commercials steer …

Eye Strain in the Digital Age

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Is screen time affecting your eye health? The research is mixed: Some experts report that too much time spent on computers, tablets, and smartphones is detrimental to eyes of all ages, while other researchers argue that staring at screens won’t affect eye health over the long-term. But if you find yourself suffering from irritated eyes or blurry vision, all those …

Managing Menopause

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No matter how often popular culture drops the term “power surge,” any woman in the midst of a hot flash will likely be ready to flip that power switch off! While menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life, for many it’s not necessarily a pleasant process. Yet there’s no reason you have to get sidetracked by symptoms—or resort …

9 Easy Steps for Healthy, Hydrated Summer Skin!

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The sunny days of summer are here! They beckon us to spend more time enjoying the great outdoors—hiking, biking, swimming, and just basking in the glow of the season. Yet prolonged exposure to the sun, water, and even air conditioning can zap moisture from the outermost layer of your skin and cause it to become dehydrated. Dehydrated skin looks dull, …

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Sight Savers

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Preventing macular degeneration naturally As a growing number of Baby Boomers head into their golden years, many notice that their vision isn’t quite as sharp as it used to be. While a decline in visual acuity is normal once they hit retirement, aging also puts them at greater risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD affects the retina¾the paper-thin …

Protect and Pamper Winter Skin

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It’s no secret that the winter months can wreak serious havoc on your skin. Brisk winds, frigid temps, and dry air all take a toll on your skin’s normal moisture levels and elasticity. (And you thought there was nothing good about humidity!) If you notice that your skin seems extra taut, itchy, and a bit lackluster this time of year, …