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Bigger sunglasses offer more protection because they cover more of your eyes and face. (Photo: Alvaro Beamud Cortes)

Eye Protection

Sunglasses Protect Eyes from Skin Cancer You are running to the grocery store and forget your sunglasses. Do you run back to get them or will you be fine since it is a quick trip? The sun is blazing hot, and you can feel your face getting sunburned. Plus, you think, “Are
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A recent study by a Vanderbuilt University professor found that a low-aalt diet actually reduces thirst and increases hunger. (Photo: Shutterstock)

New Study

High-Salt Diet Lowers Thirst, Raises Hunger When you eat salty food, you get thirsty and drink water. Right? While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce
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Doctors warn that unless you are exercising intensely for 45 minutes or more, water is better than sports drinks for rehydration. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Water vs. Sports Drinks

Water Beats Sports Drinks for Athletes Many people associate playing sports with drinking sports drinks – in some cases because it is what they see the professionals do. The problem is, most recreational athletes don’t play at an intensity or for a duration that would require
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