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Self-Care for your Welfare

Self-Care for your Welfare

January 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re instructed on every airplane flight to put on our own oxygen mask before assisting others, so it figures that if we’re run down, stressed out, and unfit, we’re at just as big a disadvantage. This is the year of self-care, where we grab that metaphorical oxygen mask of wellness and fill ourselves full of […]

Food for Glowing Skin and Hair

Food for Glowing Skin and Hair

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

If I wanted to toss off a super-quick story about hair and skin health and radiance, I’d just type the realest of all clichés: “You are what you eat.” As I have the space, however, I’ll elaborate on simple tweaks to your eating that pay big dividends. There are many foods that contain nutrients that […]

Sunscreen and Beyond! Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Sun Safety

Sunscreen and Beyond! Dermatologist-Approved Tips for Sun Safety

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

.   When spending any time outdoors, sun protection is an absolute must to prevent skin cancer, the most widespread cancer in the United States. Research suggests as few as five sunburns over a lifetime double the chances of getting melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer. Along with attempting to sidestep basal and squamous cell cancers […]

Loving the Water with MS

Loving the Water with MS

August 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

People affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) are drawn to the water since it’s there that they can move more freely than on land. Aquatic activities offer exercise possibilities in places such as Camp Hemlocks in Fairfield County, Connecticut, a year-round camp with special swim and boating programs for disabled persons.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune […]

Avoid Sun Harm

Avoid Sun Harm

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s no upside to a lack of sun protection. Exposure increases your cancer riss and decreases your attractiveness. Although smoking, genetics, and the normal aging process all play a role in skin changes, they are not the most significant factors.  There is no dispute that chronic sun exposure is the most common cause of unwanted […]

Medications & Sun Sensitivity

Medications & Sun Sensitivity

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Fun in the sun and taking medication don’t always mix. In fact, there are certain medicines that make your skin more sensitive to the sun, meaning it will have an adverse reaction when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. If you plan to be in the sun for a prolonged period of time, be sure […]

Color Affects Sun Protection

Color Affects Sun Protection

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you know that sunscreen is only one of multiple ways you can protect your skin from the sun, and that the color of your clothing can actually be a factor in how much sun exposure you’re getting?  As skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., boaters and others who […]

Boating for a Lifetime

Boating for a Lifetime

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Does boating itself keep you mentally and physically fit, or is it your passion for the pastime that propels you forward? Two octogenarians always anticipating new boating adventures while relishing their memories on the water would say yes to both questions. Dave Goldsmith, an 82-year-old avid sailor, has a lifelong love of recreational boating. […]

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

In the U.S. alone, painful knees and hips cause an excess of one million people to undergo hip and knee replacement surgery every year. For those suffering from excruciating pain, surgeons like Dr. Gus Katsigiorgis is offer hope of returning to an active life. The Chief of Orthopedics at Franklin Hospital, part of the North […]

Fast and Better Boat Foods

Fast and Better Boat Foods

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. A day (or a week) that finds you stressed and overwhelmed seems worth it when you know that you will soon be out on your boat, basking in the sun.  Of course, hectic days may mean  that a last-minute scramble to pick up food to bring along leads to poor choices — unless you […]

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