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Poison Ivy

Severe itching and burning will most likely ensue, followed by a blistering rash that may last up to 10 days. Corticosteroid creams can be rubbed into the affected area to lessen the symptoms of the allergic reaction, but this will not shorten the duration of the rash.


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Combo Helps Relax

Doing aerobics isn't the only workout that will relax you. Spending a total of an hour doing a mix of cardiovascular exercises and strength training produces as much of a calming effect as does doing only aerobics, say researchers at Indiana University.

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If you feel overwhelmed by stress, you’re not alone. But you can start to view stress as a fact of life and respond to it in positive ways. Learn the skills to keep stress in check and have a more balanced, healthy life.

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Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.

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