Category Archives: health
“Working out in the gym when I was a young Air Force officer, I used to get athlete’s foot frequently,” writes retired lieutenant colonel Thomas Schwartz. “I tried … medication, but it always came back. Since I started using a … Continue reading
Here’s a tip with some years behind it: 84-year-old Floriana Hall of Akron, Ohio, advises getting enough sleep. “Sleep is a healer of many aches and pains,” she writes. “One of the best ways to get enough sleep is to … Continue reading
Hate to exercise? Arleen Lemmon of Milwaukee has a tip for you: “When taking items up and/or down the stairs, take one item at a time,” she wrote. “Then go back for the next item. You will be amazed how … Continue reading
The best and easiest beauty tip, says Gretchen Torrez of Auxvasse, Mo., is drinking water, and lots of it, every day. “It’s energy, it’s skin care, it’s inside healing, it’s metabolism,” she writes. “It’s the all-time best for inside and … Continue reading
When her daughters were young, Leslie Emerson of Greensburg, Ind., always looked forward to the candy they collected at Halloween and got from the Easter bunny. They would dump all their candy on the living room floor, sort out a … Continue reading
Here’s a healthy tip: After opening a jar of peanut butter, Eileen Plese of Joliet, Ill., stuffs a paper towel in it, puts the lid back on and turns it upside down. She leaves it overnight, and the next morning, … Continue reading
Most people remember to apply their sunscreen when going to the pool or beach. It’s remembering to reapply when you’re outside too long that gets people into sunburn trouble. Vicky Hart of Dublin, Ohio, has a solution: She sets her … Continue reading
Use these power-packed snacks to boost your energy for those summer adventures. Continue reading
It’s hard to know when an injury needs ice or heat, but tips over on usaweekend.com will help sort it out!
Check out The Doctor’s advice for taming hot flashes.
Linda Van Alfen of Carson City, NV, writes: “I’ve found that the best way to fill my 7-day pill box is to use a kitchen tablespoon; the kind that one would use for eating soup. I put my pills in … Continue reading
In this week’s HealthSmart column, The Doctors offer up quick tips for some of summer’s most common mishaps.
With the kids out of school and spending more time outside, you're bound to be faced with an injury on this list. Brush up on the remedies so you can remain calm and administer the right treatment quickly.
Got the calamine lotion all ready? Stock up on this list of items to prepare for summer injuries and illness so that when a crisis hits, you can handle it quickly.
Are your flip-flops bad for your feet? Find out this and more with our advice from The Doctors. Continue reading
Get inspired by this guest post from Leah Segedie, a mentor to moms who are trying to live a healthier life and Shape Magazine's "Mom of the Year." Here she offers 10 small steps toward a healthier life.
Greetings, LiveSmart Society members! Together, we’re making the world a brighter place. Literally brighter, thanks to Lorraine Santandrea of Millville, N.J., who has a smart way to clean her copper pots. First put a layer of table salt on the … Continue reading
Many people watching what they eat fail to get enough protein in their food regimen, especially vegetarians, says Kat Maggi of Rochester, N.Y. and she has a remedy. A few sticks of celery spread with peanut butter is a low … Continue reading
“Whenever I bake any kind of goodie,” says Diana Bartolotta-FioriniI of Warren, Mich., “I use half the sugar and substitute rolled oats for the other half. In the same recipe, I use half the oil and substitute orange juice for … Continue reading