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3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

Nothing is more derailing than a case of the sniffles or sneezes, and this is the time of year when everyone seems to be under the weather. But you don’t need to fight seasonal sickness lying down (literally). Instead, take a proactive stance by eati ...
Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

Are Hidden Gym Germs Making You Sick?

As most people head into the gym, their minds are focused on the day’s workout””not on MRSA, norovirus, influenza and other scary germs that may be floating around or lurking on the equipment. While disinfectant sprays and hand sanitizers ...
How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

Once the worst stages of a bad virus or flu have passed, every parent has a dilemma: do you keep your child home another day or two, until she’s completely symptom free, and risk her falling behind in schoolwork (or you falling behind at the of ...
3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

3 Ways to Avoid the Flu Season “Ickies”

As the temperatures cool, those pretty amber-and-gold leaves aren’t the only things whirling in the air. All of that sneezing and coughing is sending all kinds of germs airborne as well. And if you’ve got kids in school or daycare, you kn ...
What is Oscillococcinum?

What is Oscillococcinum?

Body aches, chills, fever – ugh.  Having flu-like symptoms is certainly no fun. But in addition to crawling into bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup, there might be another way to temporarily relieve those icky feelings – and it’ ...
Skip The Trip: Shop the Drugstore at Vitacost.com

Skip The Trip: Shop the Drugstore at Vitacost.com

Between dealing with digestive issues, soothing sneezes and sniffles, and fixing up cuts and scrapes, does it seem like you’re always dashing off to the drugstore? Well, now you can skip the trip –   and shop for your drugstore essentials ...