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With the exception of pro athletes and people who love saunas, most of us live by the motto, Never let them see you sweat

(Fun fact: That came from a 1984 ad campaign for Dry Idea antiperspirant, and yes, that’s Carol Burnett!) Sure, it’s totally natural —’Sweat’s main function is to cool the body,’ says Dee Anna Glaser,  a professor in the department of dermatology at St. Louis University — and nothing to be ashamed of. That said, pit stains will never be aspirational, and since being anxious or nervous can stimulate sweat glands to up their output, it makes sense that you wouldn’t want to broadcast your emotional state in this particular way. Pin this article for later! For more, follow Good Housekeeping on Pinterest. And if you’ve got hyperhidrosis — the medical term for excessive sweating anywhere on the body — the problem is...

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A Night on the Frontlines During a Pandemic

“You have to stand six feet away.” It was the first time I had ever said that to a patient, and I didn’t enjoy it. My partner for the shift, Talia, and I were standing in a parking lot beside the ambulance. We had responded to this patient’s 911 call in order to provide him with care. Telling him to stand back seemed contrary to that mission, but distance was part of our new working conditions. “The thermometer goes under your tongue—” “—Make sure it’s all the way in the back of your mouth—” “—Tell him to put it under his tongue.” English was not a language the patient spoke, so his teenage son was translating. The adolescent was thin...

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Different sources and doctors have different takes on the best way to go grocery shopping during COVID-19, but most agree that when you go shopping, you can’t be too careful. Follow these practical tips when you go shopping for food during the COVID-19 lockdown. South Africa has been under lockdown since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day national lockdown from midnight the 26th of March to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. While many people stockpiled (stop that) the majority of us only have supplies for a few days, especially when it comes to food. READ MORE: RELIABLE CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES IN SOUTH AFRICA  When you do find yourself venturing out for food you might find it a little bit...

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