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Forgot The Sunscreen? Jack’s Sunburn Remedies Here

Say you blew it and didn’t follow our sunblock advice, and now, you’re hurting in a big way.  It happens, and sun burns are nasty. First things first, hop in a cool bath, second, put on some […]

08/11/2014

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Could You Have Symptoms Of Thyroid Disease?

As we age, our metabolism changes, right? Well, not all changes are due to age. Darn! Can’t blame it all on the approach off this mortal coil… Sometimes weight gain, fatigue and a rapid heart […]

08/04/2014

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Knees Hurting? Lose Weight, Exercise, And Maybe Knee Replacement

Raise your hand if your knees hurt! Some of the best ways to prevent knee pain are losing weight and exercising, so you can keep those knees moving. If you were a high school jock […]

08/04/2014

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Bicycle Safety: Making Friends On The Road

Bicycling is great exercise, but you’ve got to be safe. Always wear a helmet and follow the rules of the road. Use arm signals when turning. Avoid busy commuter streets. And make sure motorists can […]

07/28/2014

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Beware Spray-On Sunscreens

Just when you try to do the right thing, like applying sunscreen, you’re told you may be doing it wrong. So here’s the lowdown on spray sunscreens. Very simple, really. Don’t spray them in your mouth. Or your kid’s mouth. Seems there’s bad stuff in sunscreen – any kind.

06/30/2014

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Focus On Fun Workouts (Not Drudgery) So You Don’t Overeat

Did you know that we often overcompensate for intense workouts by eating extra food? Researchers suggest that you make your workouts fun, not drudgery. If you’re playing a sport or walking with Jack FM in your ears, you won’t eat as much because it didn’t seem like you were working out.

06/30/2014

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Reading Out Loud To Your Baby

We’ve intuitively known this for a long time, but now it’s official: Pediatricians will soon be telling parents to read out loud to their babies every day.

06/30/2014

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Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life. Researchers studied women between the ages of 26 and 45. These […]

06/23/2014

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You’re Probably Overestimating How Hard You Exercise

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/23/2014

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