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Thursday 06/09/2011
Sun safety guidelines get an update
Posted: June 09, 2011 - 12:58 pm

For years doctors and safety experts have preached the importance of being smart about sun exposure. Considering skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Canada and the U.S., according to statistics published by the leading cancer organizations in both countries, many people have long heeded the warnings. Although many of the precautions remain the same, this season individuals may want to pay attention to some of the newer information about sun safety.

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Hobbies for arthritis sufferers
Posted: June 09, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Individuals with arthritis are often stuck between a rock and a hard place. Doctors want people to exercise to keep up the range of motion in affected joints. However, even some limited movements can cause pain and suffering to those with arthritis. Furthermore, individuals with arthritis may shy away from the activities they once enjoyed because the pain is simply too overwhelming.

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How to improve your memory
Posted: June 09, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Everyone forgets something from time to time. Whether it's misplacing car keys or missing a doctor's appointment, no man or woman is immune from forgetful moments.

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Food dyes and difficult kids
Posted: June 09, 2011 - 12:55 pm

 Those blue drinks, red popsicles and multi-colored cereals could be triggering temper tantrums, learning difficulties, sleep disorders and a host of physical complaints such as asthma, headaches, hives and ear infections.

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