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People can get motion sickness when visual information from their eyes, sensory information from body parts in contact with the ground and the fluid-filled cavities of the inner ear don't match. (Photo: sodapix/Thinkstock)

Motion Sickness

Try These Tips to Help Curb Motion Sickness Summer is a season of flights, road trips, boat rides and amusement park visits. For those who suffer from motion sickness, it can be a tough time of year. Whether it’s car sickness, sea sickness or vertigo caused by a rollercoaster
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Drinking more alcohol won't cure a hangover, only postpone it. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Morning After

‘Hair of the Dog’ Won’t Cure That Hangover In medieval Europe, when astrology and blood-letting were frequently employed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, one therapy for rabies was to place some pieces of hair from the rabid dog onto the victim’s bite
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When playing or exercising outdoors in the summer heat, children should take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Summer Safety

Protecting Children from the Heat Hot temperatures and high humidity can put nearly anyone at risk for dehydration and heat stroke, but children are especially vulnerable. A deadly phenomenon seen every summer is children being left in or becoming trapped in hot cars. These
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