The Best Ways to Prep for a Strengthening Program



You’ve heard that it’s wise to get a physical before starting any kind of new workout regimen. That’s true, but do you know why? In addition to checking to see if you’re fit enough for a particular … [Read more...]


How Depression Affects The Heart



Depression hits us all from time to time and it can have a serious impact on our eating habits, our social life, and overall general well-being. Recent research has shown that depression can have … [Read more...]


Stress: A Friend or a Foe?



Everyone has had a fair share of being stressed. Life's everyday challenges are usually more than enough for one person to carry, and not all people around you are willing to share that burden. … [Read more...]


Taking on Tunnel Vision



The world is full of beautiful things, and being able to see all the breathtaking images the world has to offer is a cherished gift.  However, vision does deteriorate due to age and various … [Read more...]


So you want to get into the healthcare industry?



You love all things medical. You love the idea of the rush of the emergency room. You love the idea of helping those in need. You even love the idea of wearing scrubs and the smell of anesthetic. If … [Read more...]


The Secret to Staying Sober on Vacation



Being in recovery shouldn't affect your ability to live a full life. For many people, however, alcohol and other drugs are a large part of traveling. Your vacation is a time to unwind and blow off … [Read more...]


Easy Habits for Preventing Heart Attacks



You’ve probably heard that taking a baby aspirin daily can help prevent heart attacks. The bulk of Bayer’s commercials are centered on the idea, and what better way to up sales than prescribing … [Read more...]


The Seven Chakras Of The Human Body



  Chakra chart describing the seven chakras of the human body: Crown Chakra, Third Eye Chakra, Throat Chakra, Heart Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Root Chakra. Learn what these … [Read more...]


Benefits For Your Mind and Body



While working as a career counselor for three years, I noticed that many people not only let their health get in the way of their current work, but many also let their health keep them from getting a … [Read more...]


Eat All That Chocolate



Are you craving chocolate yet?  What if I told you not to eat it and that it would make you fat?  Now how do you feel about eating it?  Are you mad-jonesing for it? That’s what a recent study found.  … [Read more...]


Importance of Detecting Prostate Cancer Early



Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer that affects men. It develops in the prostate gland, where it either grows slowly or spreads to other parts of the body quickly. This disease occurs when … [Read more...]


How To Burn Fat Fast



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The Importance of Public Health Surveillance



Who teaches the public about the dangers of smoking? How about the consequences of drunk driving? Who spreads information about HIV transmission, flu outbreaks, or epidemics like SARS? The staff of … [Read more...]


Encouraging Your Child to Use a Nebulizer



A nebulizer can be an effective method for giving your child his/her asthma medicine.  Typically, you’ll only need to use one for five to ten minutes to get a full dose.  All your … [Read more...]


When Allergies Attack [Infographic]



Are you the 1 in 5 people that suffers from allergies? You're not alone. Over half of the U.S. population test positive for at least one allergen. It should come as no surprise when 100% of U.S. … [Read more...]


Nurses Press for New Patient-Handling Regulations



America’s obesity epidemic has spread beyond overweight people who put themselves at risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke; now, the nation’s runaway weight problem has serious consequences for … [Read more...]


The Challenges of Health Care for an Aging Population



Many dire predictions surround the effects of the aging Baby Boomer generation on the health care system. A severe shortage of health care workers combined with costs that threaten to implode Medicare … [Read more...]


Is it Time? Five Ways to Decide if Your Parents Need Assisted Living



As parents age, it's not unusual for roles to reverse. Children become the caretakers and parents become those cared for. It's also not unusual to feel guilty if you begin to think about moving your … [Read more...]


Cocaine and Gender: It Matters



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Battling Obvious Signs of Aging with Hair Restoration



Do you spend a fortune on anti-aging skin care products?  Did you let your neighbor bully you into joining a walking club so you can tone that saggy belly?  Why have you paid attention to … [Read more...]


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