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How long does it take to run a half marathon?

Thousands of runners are out on the streets this morning for the Manchester and London Royal Parks respective half marathons, which both kicked off at 9am. Frankly, we’re just proud if we make it out of bed for that time on a Sunday morning… Whether you’re training, participating, or just wondering when the runners will […]

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Collagen in your coffee? A scientist says forget it

Collagen products are popping up everywhere. While collagen is probably most well known for its touted skin care benefits and as a major component of lip enhancers and injections, some celebrities, like Kourtney Kardashian, are suggesting that people drink it. Products derived from collagen are not just in skin creams and dietary supplements but even […]

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Bigger is cheaper when it comes to intensive care

Intensive care units cost the Australian healthcare system $2.1 billion annually, with larger units with increased occupancy associated with lower costs, according to the authors of a research letter published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia. Dr. Edward Litton, an intensive care consultant at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, and colleagues analyzed data […]

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What causes excessive sweating and how can you treat it?

Most of us sweat while we exercise, when it’s too hot, or if we’re on the London Underground (particularly the Central line). Perspiring is important because of how the body regulates temperature – sweat keeps us cool and comfortable and prevents the body from overheating. But you shouldn’t be sweating if your body doesn’t need […]

Pet Care

Is It Safe for Your Furry Friend to Join You Poolside?

blog_apcc-pools_071619_main.jpg With summer weather comes the opportunity for our families (including our furry friends) to spend more quality time outdoors. Waterside activities are summertime favorites for beating the heat, but the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) wants to make sure we’re keeping our animal buddies safe before taking the plunge. Bring Drinking Water blog_apcc-pools_071619_body1.jpg Water play […]