Health News

Here’s How To Support A Friend With OCD

If you have a friend who is living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), you’ll naturally want to offer your support. The first step in helping someone cope with any type of mental illness is to educate yourself. It’s become common to throw around the term “OCD” to refer to quirks or people who are very […]

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 […]

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Caffeine Not a Dieter’s Friend

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 — If you’re trying to control your weight, don’t look to caffeine for help. Caffeine is not an effective appetite suppressant or weight-loss aid, researchers report in a small, new study. The study involved 50 healthy adults, aged 18 to 50. The researchers found that after the volunteers drank some juice […]