Monthly Archives: May 2012

Summertime Botanicals

Many herbal extracts provide natural healing properties. Make a habit of reading the product labels of all your skin-care products. Look for these beneficial ingredients in your summertime regimen: Aloe Vera Helps to replenish skin’s natural moisture Birch Leaf Aids … Continue reading

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“Au Natural”

A suntan may repel some UV rays, but research shows that the protection of a natural tan is only equivalent to SPF 4. And don’t let those clouds fool you; as much as 80 percent of the sun’s rays still … Continue reading

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Every Day is SUNday

Think you only need sunscreen protection for long afternoons at the beach or on all-day outings? The fact is, you need daily, short-term protection, too. Today, with skin care and cosmetics that include SPF protection, you can be prepared for … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day er Unofficial Beginning of Summer

Thank you, all who have served the USA. SUMMERTIME! And the livin’ is easy. Well, maybe not. If your skin gets sunburned, it hurts! Skin: it’s your leading line of defense against the potentially damaging effects of the environment, including … Continue reading

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“Deciphering Medspeak”

The Medical Library Association has compiled its list of the top ten most useful websites for medical consumers. I highly recommend this as a great starting point for research: http://www.mlanet.org/resources/medspeak/topten.html

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Another Quick Lookup Site

http://www.melissadata.com/Lookups/index.htm This is a quick lookup site that is similar to Refdesk. It’s wonderful! Easy to use: everything from area codes to campaign contributors.   —

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For General Reference and Quick Lookups

http://www.refdesk.com “On the Internet since 1995, Refdesk is a free and family-friendly Web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current Web-based resources. “Refdesk has three goals: (1) fast access, (2) intuitive and easy navigation and (3) comprehensive content, … Continue reading

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