Posts by Sabrena

6 Preventive Measures To Fight a Cold or Congestion

Did you know that American doctors see more children for colds than any other medical condition? Research by the CDC found that children in the US miss a total of 22 million days of school annually from common colds. This year, the cold and flu season has been particularly brutal in the U.S. with more…

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Cheat Sheet to Defining “Health” Buzzwords

Health buzzwords are overstated in the media and packaging every day. Understanding the meaning behind these words will not only help you make wiser purchase decisions to benefit your lifestyle, but it will arm you to see-through the marketing gimmicks trying to ride the coat tails of legitimate healthful options. For example, there was a…

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Top Winter Tips and Tricks to Stay Healthy

Winter chill in officially in the air! The winter months can be a hectic time, especially because of the the unpredictable weather and the spread of illness. With the end of holiday season, the regret of overeating and indulging sets in, cold weather makes it difficult to exercise, and flu season makes the spread of…

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DIY: Natural First Aid Kit

Do you have a first aid kit at home? Chances are you do. Many times the products included in those kits contain harmful ingredients. Because of this, we’ve put together a must-have list of all-natural items to keep on hand for a variety of first aid needs. Aloe Vera: Used for thousands of years, the…

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The Skinny on Sore Throat Remedies

Whether it’s caused by a fun evening of boisterous singing or the onset of a fall cold, a sore throat can put a real damper on your productivity and ultimately get worse and grow into a full blown cold. Here’s the skinny on the 3 most popular throat care options:   Lozenges – On-the-go soother!…

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Get Rid of the Mucus, Get Rid of the Cold!

Mucus is more than a mere source of discomfort when you’re sick—it can actually trap the very germs that are making you feel so crummy in the first place, extending your illness or even making it worse. If you want to get rid of your cold and feel better at the same time, a powerful…

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Back to School Musts

  Thorough back-to-school prep goes further than new pairs of shoes and a fresh haircut. Get your kids ready for an exciting year of learning and discovery with these essential steps.   Hand Sanitizer   Clean hands are one of the most important elements of health and wellness at any age, but it’s an especially…

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7 Home Remedies for a Stuffy Nose

Whether it’s from allergies or illness, a stuffy nose can really put a damper on your day-to-day wellbeing. It’s an annoying problem to have, but it’s not one you have to helplessly suffer through. Get some relief with these techniques and free yourself from the sniffles today.   1) Use Aromatics   Natural ingredients can…

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