As we take to baking on the beach or sequestering ourselves in cool spaces on sweltering days, heat safety should stay in the forefront of our relaxed summer psyches. We can understand the regimen for handling summer heat from five important angles: finding heat relief in the home, the best clothing to battle boiling temperatures, weather-appropriate diet and exercise, protecting high-risk individuals, and knowing signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion. Warm weather shoudn’t be a deterrent for summer fun…Read full post
Humans have been frying food for centuries – it’s an easy way to increase the caloric content of food at times when food isn’t readily available. However, a trip to your local state fair will show that we have taken frying to a whole new level.
I’m sure you’ve seen (or at least heard of) the regulars – fried dough, fried Oreos, fried Twinkies, and fried Snickers, to name a few – but those are just child’s play when it comes to the wonders of the deep-fryer…but no worries, PCM has…Read full post
Swimsuit season is here, and if you’re feeling a little anxious about getting back into a swimsuit after a long winter, you’re not alone! More than 1,000 women confessed to Fitness Magazine what they really think of their beach bodies:
1. About 1 in 4 women don’t trust anyone to tell them honestly if a swimsuit looks good on them.
2. If Justin Timberlake invited them to a beach party, 36 % of women would turn him down flat because they don’t…Read full post
The experts are weighing in on the latest health topic scaring the nation – cell phones radiation. The World Health’s Organization Internation’s Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the expert panel that the American Cancer Society rely on for evaluation of cancer risks, has recently annouced that cell phones might cause brain cancer. The IARC has found cell phones to be “possibly caracinogenic”, which means they cannot say with certainty if it actually causes cancer, but it’s still pretty…Read full post
Looking to dehumanize an innocent newborn? Feeling an urge to challenge its status as a sentient being? Simply refer to the bouncy baby as ‘it’; with a pronoun so all-encompassing attached to its character, bystanders will hardly be able to differentiate between the family dog and a precious little human addition to the family.
Their idiosyncratic approach to child rearing leads Canadian parents Kathy Witterick ,38, and David Stocker, 39, to see no crime in the absurd scenario above. The…Read full post
As the temperature rises, so do the opportunities to pounce in the pool and bask on the beach. There is always that hovering dilemma of what to do with that head of hair to accommodate the variety of warm weather activities. Here are few home remedies and recommended items that can help you power through humidity while looking like a summer goddess.
Hair Step #1: So Fresh and So Clean – A few quick tricks that will keep those strands looking…Read full post
Don’t blow your beach bod eating high-calorie cheeseburgers and potato salad at cook-outs! There are healthier ways to have barbecues and cook-outs, without sacrificing flavor. Try these delicious recipes next time you fire up the grill!
1 ½ lbs. ground turkey breast
1 medium onion, minced
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
¾ tsp cumin
¾ tsp chili powder
Torn romaine lettuce
Red pepper, sliced into rings
1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix well with clean hands. Divide in patties.
2. Grill burgers 5…Read full post