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Earth Day (April 22nd, 2016)

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 22, 2016 12:37:32 AM

What is Earth Day?

Earth Day is a modern environmental movement that Gaylord Nelson initiated in 1970 after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. On April 22nd 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Earth Day in 1970 received the attention and support from Republicans, Democrats, rich, poor, city slickers, farmers, tycoons, and labor leaders. At the end of that year the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air, Clear Water, and Endangered Species Acts were created.

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4th of July Fun with Your Loved Ones (Kid – Friendly)

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 2, 2015 12:53:17 AM

When we think of July, the first thing that comes to our minds is fireworks, red, white, blue, parties, and just having fun. Here are a few suggestive ways to spend time with those you love.

1. Spend the entire day with your loved ones

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Get Your Best Sleep This Summer

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 6, 2014 11:00:03 AM

It's no secret everyone loves sleep but it is sometimes hard to get enough during the summer time. Get your best sleep this summer by following these 8 tips!

Get Your Best Sleep This Summer Tip #1: Sleep in a cold room

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Summer Diabetes Checklist

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 16, 2014 4:36:40 PM

To some the warm weather of summer means fun in the sun but to diabetics it can mean trouble. Humidity and heat can affect summer diabetes management and treatment making it hard to stay at the level you need. Follow this checklist this summer to make the most of the summer holiday.

Always stay hydrated. This is the most important thing and should always be at the top of the list. When dehydrated, blood sugars can raise to dangerously high levels. The best drink is water. Keep a bottle with you at all times. Club soda or seltzer water with lemon or a splash of fruit juice is the second best option. Avoid caffeinated drinks or drinks sweetened with sugar. If advised by doctor to limit fluid intake, ask for tips on how to stay hydrated. Water is important for summer diabetes care.

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Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

Posted by healtheo360 on May 14, 2014 10:25:34 AM

SUNDAY, May 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives, making it the most common type of cancer in the nation.

However, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable types of cancer, according to Dr. Mark Lebwhol, professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City and president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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