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The Serious Side of Sun Poisoning

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The Serious Side of Sun Poisoning

With the weather having warmed up and summer officially here, the time has come to shed the pale pallor of winter in favor of some much needed sun. However, spending too much time outside without taking the proper precautions could set you up to suffer from sun poisoning. Despite what the name suggests, sun poisoning…

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UV Radiation: Maintaining Proper Eye Health

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UV Radiation: Maintaining Proper Eye Health

Image Credits When people are exposed to the sun for prolonged periods of time, they remember to slather on the sunscreen in order to avoid a painful sunburn, but what some people fail to realize is that the sun can also cause long-term damage to the eyes. What is UV Radiation? If you’ve heard about…

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Avoiding The Pain During Your Potential Active Summer

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Avoiding The Pain During Your Potential Active Summer

The kids are out of school and the weather is fine – that means it is time to have some fun. Staying safe while you are on the go this active summer is the key to preventing pain. Taking precautions to avoid some common injuries associated with warm weather and summer sports is the way…

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Five Great Ways To Make Yourself Look Fabulous For Your Holiday

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Five Great Ways To Make Yourself Look Fabulous For Your Holiday

If you’re going on vacation then chances are you want to look nothing short of fabulous. We all want to look our best and you can use these tips for your holiday as well as for looking fabulous every day, or even for a photo shoot or special occasion.  Whether you’ve got a beach ready…

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Summer Awareness: How to Spot Sun Poisoning

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Summer Awareness: How to Spot Sun Poisoning

Is there a difference between sun poisoning and sunburn? Yes there is. Both can actually produce red skin and blistering, pain and tingling, even fever and chills. The term “sun poisoning” is often used to describe severe sunburns. Sun poisoning can happen if you’ve been exposed to the sun for as little as 15 minutes…

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Gearing Up for Your First Triathlon

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Gearing Up for Your First Triathlon

San Diego County hosts several triathlons every year. In 2013, there will be UCSD’s Tritonman Triathlon in February, South Shores’ Fearless Triathlon and Oceanside’s Ironman Triathlon in March, the ITU World Triathlon in April, and the San Diego Triathlon Classic in September, just to name a few. If you’ve always wanted to participate in a…

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Stay Cool and Avoid Sunburn this Summer

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Stay Cool and Avoid Sunburn this Summer

In many parts of the country, summer brings warmer weather and brighter skies, which provides the perfect conditions for planning many outdoor activities. While being outdoors allows for plenty of things to do, such as swimming, hiking and sailing, too much sun can be extremely dangerous to one’s health. Not only does the sun cause…

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