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Guide to Managing Your Skin and Hair in Winter Weather
While temperatures are warming up across the country, we’re not quite out of winter. That means our skin is dry and our hair isn’t at its best. While you’re taking care of your kids, don’t forget to take care of yourself to look and feel your best! The cold weather…
10 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Flu
The flu seems to be everywhere and we’ve all heard the directive: Wash your hands! But after washing, then what? Eager to learn other smart tips for flu prevention, we reached out to Dr. Mia Finkelston who treats patients for LiveHealth Online…
12 Tips on How to Deal with Allergies
Spring means warmer weather, but it also means allergies for many. Here are some tips to help out allergy sufferers and ensure you can still enjoy the season. Be extra-aware of your surroundings. Are there pets around? Is the pollen count high? What seasons are your allergies at their worst?…
10 Tips for Healthier Spring Cleaning
Are you looking for healthier ways to clean your home? Here are 10 simple ideas to upgrade your spring cleaning regimen. Dust with cloth materials, like wool, that use static to pick up dust. This method doesn’t require any sort of cleaning spray. Use toothpaste or a homemade recipe of…
Allergy vs. Cold – What Are The Differences?
You’ve got the sniffles, but you’re not sure if you’re coming down with a cold or if allergies are in the air again. While a runny nose is common to both ailments, here are other symptoms that can help you tell the difference: Colds last anywhere from three days to…
5 Healthier DIY Cleaning Alternatives
Are you looking for more natural ways to clean your home and limit your exposure to chemicals? Here are some healthy cleaning alternative ideas: All-purpose cleaner: Combine 3 parts water with 1 part vinegar. Add about 1 tablespoon lemon juice and several drops of an essential oil, like lemon or…
5 Ways to Keep Kids Safe in the Winter Weather
Even though it’s March, it’s still cold, so keeping your kids protected while they’re playing outside is important. Try these Winter weather safety tips for kids. Keep your kids bundled up. Layers are vital during frigid temperatures. Try thermal underwear, wool socks, vests, ski pants, gloves, water-resistant jackets, scarves and waterproof…
What to Do If You Get the Flu
Getting the flu can be awful. If you’re sick and stuck with the flu, what should you do to take care of yourself? We spoke to Dr. Mia Finkelston who treats patients at LiveHealth Online, for advice she gives flu patients. She offered 10 suggestions for getting over the…
8 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress
While holidays are often full of family, food and fun, they are also often stressful. Stress, unfortunately, is not merely bad for mental health, but can increase cortisol levels, which can lead to fatigue, anxiety, poor sleep and even weight gain. Dr. Mia Finkelston, an…
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