Warm weather is here! Time to break out the sunscreen and head to the beach or have a picnic by the lake! One thing you should never forget is sunscreen. A lot of people buy a bottle to keep in their car or tote bag so it is never left behind. The thing is that sunscreen is often forgotten and then found later on, leaving you wondering if it is even good anymore. In this week's newsletter, learn how to tell if the sunscreen from last year is still good or should be tossed.
From Denise Maher, your About Women's Health Editor
Everyone has to worry about health risks such as dehydration, bed bugs and altitude sickness when traveling. But in many ways, women travelers have extra worries on the road. Besides being more likely than men to experience motion sickness, women tend to take more prescription meds and report having more chronic conditions, such as arthritis and asthma, that require regular medical management. And of course it's crucial for pregnant women to have access to quality medical care wherever they are. Take a look at these tips before you take off on your next trip to help ensure a bon voyage.
Too often, people with arthritis opt to not go on a vacation or even a day trip because they think they can't manage traveling, writes Arthritis Guide Carol Eustice. Pain and physical limitation is allowed to interfere with what could be a relaxing and refreshing experience. Let's look at some of her favorite places...Accessible Attractions and Activities
In the U.S., Independence Day (Fourth of July) is coming up. Traditional celebrations include fireworks, parades, and, of course, food! Whether or not you live in the U.S., we can all celebrate "independence from carbs" with these recipe and menu ideas. Happy Independence Day! Laura
Between the potato salad, the hamburger buns, and the strawberry shortcake, you might think July 4th needs to be a carb fest, but there are lots of great traditional choices that are low in carbs, and others that can easily be made so. Here are some ideas to have a wonderful celebration without sending your blood sugar through the roof.