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Summer Health

8 Summer Habits We Should Practice All Year Round

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Every summer the beach beckons us, vacations ramp up and the weather is toasty ― it’s no wonder we’re sad to see it go when the fall starts to m...

7 Things You Need To Know About Staying Hydrated This Summer

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Every single cell in the human body needs water to function properly. We need water to regulate our temperature, to cushion and protect joints and org...

THIS Is The Scary Stuff That Happens To Your Body During A Heat Wave

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

While a few hot days might not seem like a big deal, it can have serious consequences if you're not careful. ABC News points out that around 3,000 Americans died between 2006 and 2010 from heat-related illness. As always, check on your elderly neighbors and grandparents - it's not only a good deed, but a good way to stay in the AC.

"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.

5 Vitamin D Myths to Stop Believing Now

Allure | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Allure

Look, we all want healthy bones and a better mood. But they shouldn't come at the cost of healthy skin.

Dermatologists Get Real About Warm Weather And Your Thighs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

Ahh, spring. Flowers are in bloom, the sun is shining, the air is still crisp… and your thighs are burning. Well, many thighs, at least. Higher temp...

The Unexpected Reason We Tend To Be Healthier In The Summer

Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe Published: May 12, 2015 01:05pm ET on LiveScience. The activity of human genes changes with the seasons, and with it, ...

How to Help Keep Your AC From Affecting Your Health

Kayla Matthews | Posted 05.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

As the heat and humidity begin to overwhelm us, we wonder how we'd survive without air conditioning. It's convenient to turn on the AC as soon as th...

Here's What Gives Pools That Chlorine-y Smell (Spoiler: It's Gross)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living

The Question: Do I really have to shower before I go swimming? The Answer: That sign in the locker room is not a mere suggestion. While very few of...

5 Rules Of Healthy Summer Drinking

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

When it's hot outside and you're keeping active, dehydration can leave you feeling light-headed and disoriented. Cooling off with refreshing beverages can keep your body hydrated and your waistline intact -- if you know which ones to drink.

10 Health Woes Summer Can Bring

Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 05/27/2014 10:27 AM EDT on LiveScience Summer's almost here, and so are microbes and other environme...

How To Build A Better Burger

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Summer is the season for barbecues. That often means burgers and hot dogs. As a nutritionist, I suggest limiting our intake of red meat and processed foods. However, if you want to indulge in an occasional burger, here are five ways to build a better one.

Why You Shouldn't Swallow Pool Water

Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer Published: 05/12/2014 10:19 AM EDT on LiveScience When the summer weather gets really hot, nothing feels ...

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spic...

Winding Down Summer With Healthy Reminders

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Unless a brunch or dinner party is in an unheated cabin in the Arctic, beware of foods sitting out for more than a few minutes. A warm room can put some extra protein in those serving platters in the form of bacteria. This is also true of foods on picnic tables during a cookout.

8 Tips for a Glowing End-of-Summer Season

Svetlana Feller | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Svetlana Feller

As the summer season winds down, many of my clients and friends have asked me how to keep their summer glow alive. I asked everyone my most trusted friends and clients for their input.

10 Reasons Why Summer Is The Season For Eating Well

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

It's easy to eat fresh, locally grown food when fruits and vegetables are as abundant and available as they are during the summer months. And when food is more available, it's more affordable, too.

13 Tips For Staying Hydrated In Summer Heat

Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Katherine Tallmadge Published: 08/02/2013 12:28 PM EDT on LiveScience Katherine Tallmadge, M.A., R.D., is a registered dietitian; author of "...

7 Dehydration Myths, Busted

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Every single cell in the human body needs water to function properly. We need water to regulate our temperature, to cushion and protect joints and org...

How To Stay Safe And Healthy At The Beach This Summer

Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Eric Bricker for U.S. News Every year, millions of Americans flock to the beach as a fun, low-cost way to escape the summer heat for a few hours...

Summer Fitness Dos and Don'ts

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

The warm-weather fitness mistake you might be making

5 Healthy Reasons To Love Summer

Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Between the diet-derailing barbecues and the scorching sunburns, seems like there can be a lot to avoid when summer rolls around. But you might be ...

Ask Healthy Living: Do Mosquitoes 'Like' Some People More Than Others?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Hav...

8 Healthy Summer Habits To Hold Onto For Fall

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living

The temps are (slowly) starting to drop and the kids are back in school, but you don't have to completely lose that summer feeling! In fact, a number ...

5 Summer Health Myths Busted

EatingWell | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

When it comes to health and natural remedies, it's enticing to grab onto juicy half-truths and hearsay. The most persistent nutrition myths are those that contain at least some truth. Here are five common summer health myths to watch out for, as reported in EatingWell.