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Special K(R) Brand Shakes Things Up with New Weight-Management Protein Shake

... (TM) With the Special K Challenge (TM) , women can get ready for bathing suit season and lose up to six pounds -- or one inch in waist ... to shake up their weight-management goals and get ready for that two-piece bathing suit. So, lounging at the pool, looking great and feeling great just got ...

Patients' Bath Basins Increase Risk for Hospital-Acquired Infections

... the country may be opening themselves up to infection as a result of bathing practices applied in hospitals. According to a study published in the ... such as rinsing out and wiping bath basins with antiseptic cleanser or bathing patients using pre-packaged washcloths could significantly reduce patient ...

Prepare to Unveil Yourself with Theraplex(R) for Spring and Summer 2008

... from recurring." Tip #3 Body: Moisturize immediately after showering or bathing to replace essential moisture. "When Theraplex ClearLotion is applied to ... help hydrate dry skin. Essential oils replace the moisture lost during the bathing process and create a protective barrier which holds moisture in and ...

World's First Non-Contact Thermometer for Children Now Available at Walgreens Nationwide

... SCALDSAFE(TM) - a water temperature indicator that ensures a bathing temperature below 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit, the recommended water temperature for bathing an infant. Made in South Africa. For Interviews & Information contact ...

Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

... best thing she could have done for herself. “I am so glad I had the opportunity to have my body back again. I feel great in my clothes, in a bathing suit, and best of all, I feel good about myself. The results were amazing, and very natural.” About Dr. Thomas Lintner Dr. Thomas ...

Caring for Elderly Parents Is Tougher During Hard Times

... for family and friends. Caregiving becomes all-consuming. The caregiver's spouse, kids and friends suffer. Time is usurped with doctor's visits, bathing and feeding the parent. 6. Getting a break. Caregivers don't have time for a break. An AgingCare.com survey found 53% of caregivers ...

Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress

... behaviors and adaptive functioning level. The last charted a child's daily living skills in such areas as dressing, feeding, using the toilet, bathing and helping with household chores. The study, Estes said, looked at psychological stress, not psychiatric disorders in mothers. "We were not ...

Wrong type of help from parents could worsen child's OCD

... say. Often, parents of children with OCD will help their children complete rituals related to their obsessions and compulsions, such as excessive bathing or checking things like door locks, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology . These ...

Statins don't lower risk of pneumonia in elderly

... and also more likely to be vaccinated against flu or pneumococcal pneumonia. They were less likely to smoke, to have dementia, or to need help with bathing or walking. Unlike the previous research on statins and pneumonia, Dublin's study made great efforts to control for this bias, including ...

Safety and Quality Contribute to Popularity of Assisted Living

... fastest growing long term care option in the United States. Assisted living communities provide assistance in the activities of daily life, such as bathing and dressing, in a residential setting for seniors. The 2009 Overview of Assisted Living is a joint project of ALFA, the American Association ...

Unit Clothing Mask Up to Combat Swine Flu

... and accompanying stark visuals come less than a year after the brand became quite the talking point for its campaign featuring a topless model bathing in milk and Froot Loops. Unit Creative Director, Paul Everest said the concept built upon growing unrest surrounding the virus. "2009 has ...

U.S. Mental Health Spending Rises, But Many Still Left Out

... treatment declined for elderly people with mental limitations that make it difficult for them to do daily living tasks such as dressing, eating and bathing without assistance. Glied and Frank also found that more people with serious mental illnesses are being imprisoned or incarcerated. About 7 ...

Fleas and Ticks and Mosquitoes! Oh My!

... severe dermatitis, and 'walking' dandruff. When applied monthly to dogs, the Vectra 3D(R) quick-drying formula keeps on working, even after bathing or swimming. "Fleas can be difficult to control because the majority of the flea life stages, approximately 95 percent, thrive as eggs, larvae ...

Whiter laundry and a surprising new treatment for kids' eczema

... days of each month. All were instructed to bathe in the bleach twice a week, and soak for five to 10 minutes for three months. Paller said bathing in the diluted bleach bath water was surprisingly odor-free because of the small amount of bleach added. "In our clinics, no one had the ...

Lilly Pulitzer(R) Launches A Colorful Cause Celebrity Designed Collection for EBMRF

... celebs from scratch, and placed on beautiful, beachy silhouettes. From resort chic tunics that will take you from poolside to party, to beach-ready bathing suits and cute dresses for little ones, these limited edition pieces capture the wit and whimsy of Lilly Pulitzer , while giving back. 15% of ...

Physicians mending broken hearts

... a young person, the impact could range from not being able to play basketball with friends to being too embarrassed about a surgical scar to wear a bathing suit. Regardless of the factor or complication, it can influence a child's self-image, development, social interactions all of which make up quality ...

With Spring Here, Use Sun Sense to Enjoy It

... outside, including swimming, the society suggests. Water doesn't protect against the sun's rays, so sunscreen and, if possible, a sun-protective bathing suit are recommended. Other tips from the group include reminders that: Breaks soothe but don't protect. Swimming and hanging in the shade ...

Revolutionary, Minimally Invasive Treatment Provides Long-lasting Chronic Sinusitis Relief

... The doctor places the device in one or both nostrils, which inflates inside the sinus. Medication slowly releases from the balloon's micro-pores, bathing the sinus lining, decreasing inflammation and opening nasal passages to drain excess fluid. The device is removed 14 to 21 days after surgery. ...

Five Hot Show Ideas for Spring-Related Topics

... " target="_new"> media@greennest.com AVAILABILITY: California, nationwide by arrangement, and via telephone Do Shorts and bathing Suits Make You Want to Hide? As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Sheila Forman can discuss the body image issues that can be at their worst in the ...

Children's Bath Products Contaminated With Formaldehyde, 1,4-Dioxane

... need to ensure that the chemicals that are used in our everyday products are safe." Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) said, "The fact that we are bathing our kids in products contaminated with carcinogens shows how woefully out of date our cosmetics laws are and how urgently they need to be updated. ...

Top Ten Budget Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy at Home

... acids. 3. Chew sugar-free gum. Occasionally chewing gum increases saliva production, that can neutralize and wash away plaque acid, while also bathing the teeth in minerals such as calcium, phosphate and fluoride, which are known to strengthen tooth enamel and help prevent cavities. 4. Wait to ...

Arab-American women need supplement to boost dangerously low vitamin D levels

... one third of the 100,000 population. Sunlight exposure is the single most important factor in producing vitamin D in the body. For example, sun bathing for a period of time will produce 10,000- 20,000 international units, a measure of vitamin potency, or the equivalent of 100 glasses of fortified ...

American Families Unaware of Burn Dangers at Home

... Tips: Follow this simple advice from the Home Safety Council and H2otStop to help reduce the risk of burn and scald injuries at home: bathing Set your water heater at 120 degrees F or just below the medium setting. Fill the tub. Run your hand through the water to ...

A Checklist for Joint Replacement Surgery

... Otherwise-healthy seniors can expect to be discharged from the hospital four to five days after surgery. Plan ahead for help at home with meals, bathing and dressing for the first few days. Put physical therapy first: Recommended physical therapy is a must if you want a fast and proper ...

Doctors at Allure Medical Spa Are Getting the Results of a Tummy Tuck Without the Downtime

... doesn't respond to diet and exercise, this is an extremely effective procedure, with minimal downtime, and the scar is hidden by your underwear or bathing suit." Angela C., the mother of two, living in Sterling Heights, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit says, "I was able to get most of the weight off ...

Staph Infections Hit Professional Football Hard

... the risk of infection, cleansers with chlorhexidene gluconate (CHG) have been recommended by medical organizations to be used prior to surgeries as a bathing agent, specifically 4 percent CHG since it is more effective than iodine or plain soap. The Centers for Disease Control also recommends that ...

Pennsylvania DEP Directs Shadyside Water Supply to Issue Boil Water Advisory

... Using the water to shower or bathe is permissible as long as the water is not ingested. Caregivers should closely watch young children when bathing to make sure they do not ingest the water. For more information on drinking water, visit www.depweb.state.pa.us , keyword: Public ...

The First Treatment Specifically Approved for Huntington's Disease Patients is Now Available in the United States

... visible manifestations of Huntington Disease. Chorea interferes with individuals' ability to perform activities of daily living, including dressing, bathing and caring for themselves. About Huntington's Disease Society of America Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) is a national ...

World Toilet Summit Opens in Macau

... and solar-powered commodes that run without water, to recyclable systems which by converting waste into biogas can be used to provide hot water for bathing and washing purposes. Leading names from the industry include platinum sponsor, Geberit Group, a European maker of flushing toilet and piping systems ...

Say 'goodbye' to back fat rolls

... literally removing all of the back rolls and folds. By placing the scar within the patient's bra-line, it is easily concealed even by a two-piece bathing suit, according to the study. "This is an exciting new procedure that gives patients concerned about this area of their body a possible new option ...

XENAZINE(R) (Tetrabenazine) Approved by FDA for Patients with Chorea Associated with Huntington's Disease

... the most visible and dangerous manifestations of HD and interfere with patients' abilities to perform activities of daily living, including dressing, bathing and caring for themselves. For more information about HD, please visit http://www.hdfoundation.org or http://www.hdsa.org . About XENAZINE ...

ASSISTED LIVING: The Model for Person-Centered Long Term Care

... Nursing homes provide round the clock nursing care while assisted living communities provide assistance in the activities of daily life, such as bathing and dressing, so frail seniors can continue to live independently in their own rooms and apartments. Assisted living is also cost-effective at about ...

Good Habits for School Success

... follow through to adulthood and a business career. Part of projecting a positive outward appearance involves daily hygiene, such as showering or bathing and teeth brushing. Having a fun toothbrush geared toward children, such as the FireFly(R) from Dr. Fresh, can help promote good grooming and hygiene ...

The Kitchen Bath Store Releases Newest Design in Walk-In Tubs

... injury for those who usually do not have an easy time bathing. The newly engineered Diamond Elite walk-in bathtub makes for an extremely pleasant bathing experience. It is equipped with an easy to use entry door and efficiently designed faucet head and handles. So, loved ones with physical difficulties ...

John A. Millard, M.D. is 1st Surgeon in Colorado to Offer Smartlipo MPX™

... procedure on a Wednesday, and reported for work feeling fine two days later. "Before the procedure, I was afraid of looking unsightly in a bathing suit," Jamie says. "But now, I'm looking forward to being seen poolside in a new two-piece!" ### ...

Hidden Kitchen Germs Threaten Families

... swabbing for bacteria in the United States and around the world found that 46 percent(2) of kitchen sinks - which families use for everything from bathing babies to washing pet food dishes - harbor unsatisfactory or heavily contaminated levels of bacteria, including E. coli, which can cause urinary ...

Medicare Drug Law Hurts Frail Seniors

... growing long term care option in the United States and provides assistance to seniors who need some help in the activities of daily life such as bathing and cooking. The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA, http://www.alfa.org ) represents companies operating professionally managed assisted ...

Is Tap Water Safe for Your Dog?

... which allows the chemical concentrations to decrease over time. Second, dogs don't take long showers or baths like people do. And showering and bathing are important routes of human exposure to chemical by-products of tap water. The study focused on 200 dogs living in residential settings, 100 ...

AZO Answers the Burning Question: What's Up Down There?

... main causes of urinary tract infections are sexual intercourse, medications that lower immunity, hormonal changes and exposure to damp clothes, like bathing suits. Yet, many still feel embarrassed about going to the doctor. "There tends to be a lot of self-blame with urinary tract infections, whether ...

A loving partner can save your skin

... successful than others at this. In a total body exam, a person is asked to lie on a bed while a partner checks areas commonly covered by a bathing suit. "Melanoma can appear places where the sun never shined," Robinson said. "There's a fear of lying there naked and vulnerable when someone you ...
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