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Summer Hair Defense

Tackle Top Summer Hair Issues Summer is the time to enjoy sun, surf and relaxation. But the UV rays, salt water, chlorine, heat and humidity can quickly render one’s hair a hot mess. However, there’s no reason to avoid soaking up the rays and sipping poolside cocktails
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You should begin drinking water two hours before exercising. (Photo: Kat Borchat)

Keep Your Cool

Rehydrate During Summer Exercise It is the first hot and humid day of the summer. As a participant in a local road race, your training partner plans to push herself to achieve her best time. During the race, she runs well ahead of you and you notice she does not stop to take
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Ice is usually the best choice when you hurt yourself is ice for the first 48-72 hours, then heat. (Photo: Penn State Hershey)

Ouch!

Will Heat or Ice Ease Your Pain? To ice or not to ice — that is the question. Or maybe the real issue is to heat or not to heat? Either way, whether you’re dealing with a one-time injury or chronic aches and pains, a few simple guidelines will help you know whether it’s best to
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