How to Work Out While on Vacation

When you’re on vacation, working out and keeping healthy is probably the last thing on your mind. After all, you’re just trying to enjoy your free time and relax from the daily pressures of work and family. Besides, there’s so much local cuisine to try out, and those beachside chairs are so comfy. Well, whether you like it or not, what you do on your … Continue reading How to Work Out While on Vacation

Hyperhidrosis: How to Not Sweat It

With temperatures outside soaring, sweating provides a useful way to cool our bodies and lower our temperature. Hyperhidrosis, or sweating that is more than what is required to regulate normal body temperature, is no laughing matter. It affects nearly 5 percent of Americans (more than 15.3 million people) and a much higher percentage in many other countries. The cause of primary hyperhidrosis is unknown, but … Continue reading Hyperhidrosis: How to Not Sweat It

Do K-12 Students Unlearn Material Over Summer Break?

Parents want their children to excel academically, which is why they could worry that summer break — a time in which many students sleep in, vacation, play video games, or lounge around the pool instead of studying — could cause kids to backslide and forget what they learned during the school year. Those parents might be on to something. The phenomenon of students unlearning academic … Continue reading Do K-12 Students Unlearn Material Over Summer Break?

Avoid the Damage, Not the Outdoors

Spring is just around the corner in South Georgia: Azaleas are blooming, temperatures are rising, and the sun is shining. Our days are getting longer, leaving us more time to enjoy the outdoors — and get sunburned. We have long known that year-round daily application of a broad spectrum (UVA- and UVB-blocking) sunscreen and nightly topical retinoids are the two most cost-effective tools for mitigating … Continue reading Avoid the Damage, Not the Outdoors