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Buzz Off – Summer Health Advice

Mosquitos are not just pests. Their bites sometimes transmit serious diseases, such as West Nile virus. dengue fever, or even malaria. Ticks can spread Lyme disease. While your risk of getting diseases from bugs is probably low, your risk of being annoyed is quite high.

New drink from Coke/Nestle promises to burn calories

It is not the first drink on the market that promises to boost your metabolism and burn calories. Enviga is, however, the first that promises to do the above with the marketing and distribution muscle of Coca-Cola and Nestle behind it. The new drink, which comes through Beverage Partners Worldwide (a joint venture between Coca-Cola …

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Head Games – wearing protective gear

Hammering the ball with your bare head. It’s obligatory in soccer (at least at the competitive level). Since FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, began permitting its use in 2003, headgear has been worn by thousands of players from youth leagues to high schools to colleges to the pros. The headgear gained international visibility during the …

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