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Think that you ordered something healthy? Think again.

Last Thursday, my husband and I went to enjoy a day at the mall.  While there we decided to get something to eat.  We went to the food court, but really wanted to sit down at a restaurant.  There was only one there – a chain restaurant which will remain nameless. The menu  looked like it had a couple of healthy options.  Salads, grilled chicken and sweet potato fries caught our...

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Tired of Suffering? Win the Battle Against Sinusitis

Headaches, halitosis, irritability and head congestion are all symptoms that sinusitis sufferers battle against. Sinusitis is the most chronic condition in the United States, affecting millions of people. Whether your sinusitis is chronic or acute, you don’t have to suffer in silence. There are effective ways to treat your sinus pain from the comfort of your own home. If you are tired of...

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The Importance of Cleansing in a Healthy Lifestyle

We all know the importance of eating healthy food.  If we eat organic, we need at least five portions of different fruits or vegetables a day, seven if we eat non-organic.  We have to work out regularly to stay in good physical health as well.  Although we all know this, the temptation of junk, fast and convenience food is often too strong.  Not just that, we simply don’t have the time to...

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Medical Office Wall Art: Surprising Ways It Makes an Impact

The décor that is found in doctors’ offices today has a profound effect on patients and the way they feel about their health care. Many medical offices are competing to attract patients by putting together a warm and inviting atmosphere in their office setting. Medical waiting areas and examination rooms are taking on more of a non-threatening atmosphere, and the environment is pleasing in...

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Why Do Women, Especially, Need Health Insurance?

Health insurance is necessary to have in order to help individuals and families cover the costs of preventive and diagnostic care, as well as treatments for illnesses and chronic diseases.  Women, however, are especially in need of health care coverage.  Therefore, if you are a woman, whether your employer provides you with health insurance or if you need to purchase your own coverage,...

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Outdoor Fitness: Preventing Dog Bites

Every day in America approximately 1,000 citizens require emergency treatment due to a severe dog bite. In many instances this happens when someone is jogging, riding their bike or taking a walk. Although it is impossible to prevent all of these dog bites from occurring, there are several steps that you can take to reduce your risks of ending up in the emergency room. 1. Avoid Eye Contact –...

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How Do Car Accidents Cause Herniated Discs?

The spine is a precious and vital piece to our bodies, one that is often abused through bad posture, everyday contortions from bending or reaching, and harrowing injuries. The discs of the spine are made of rounded cushions that act as shock absorbers in between the boney vertebrae. If one or more of these discs get traumatized, their soft interior can get forced outwards and protrude against...

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Medical Malpractice or Not – Do You Have a Case?

When someone is the traumatized victim of negligent medical care, they have the right to sue the medical professional responsible for their injuries. If a healthcare professional fails to perform their duty to acceptable standards, they may be held liable for damages. Patients have the right to seek monetary compensation for their injuries. Family members who have lost a loved one may bring a...

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3 skin problems that are actually psychological disorders

Not long time ago, when there were less laboratory tests and physicians had to examine patients by analyzing the visual symptoms, skin was and is still the first thing any doctor look at. A clever physician can stun his patient by examining the skin and predicting the disease symptoms for example pale yellow skin color shows sign of anemia and dark skin under eyes reflect symptoms of jaundice....

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5 Tips For Staying Healthy Even If You Are A Business Traveler

Business travelers face some unique challenges when it comes to exercising and eating healthy. These challenges can be met with some ingenuity and out-of-the-box style thinking. In fact, there is no reason that the average business traveler should have to sacrifice health in order to perform their job duties. By pursuing physical fitness and making healthy choices, the business traveler will also...

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Alternative Medicine Treatments For Pain – Top 5 Risk Free Choices

Alternative medicine treatments are types of non-invasive medical treatments done without the use of medicines or drugs. These alternative treatments are not sufficiently documented or proven to be safe for every condition. There are, however, some very safe alternatives to use in pain management, treatments that do not include taking prescription drugs. In recent years, information has begun to...

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Drugs and the Elderly: Is Your Loved One in Danger?

Elderly people often suffer from health conditions that require them to take lots of prescription drugs to maintain their health. Unfortunately, this puts them at special risk of medication-related illness. Seniors are especially susceptible to side effects from medication; they may also have complications due to drug interactions. If one of your elderly family members or friends is taking...

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Relation Between Sleep Posture And Sleep Quality

When it comes to the sleep quality, people often talk about the topics involving the bedroom light, alcohol or caffeine, too much stress, etc. Apart from that, many other factors that have an effect on sleep quality haven’t been talked about. The sleep posture is one of the factors. This article is going to discuss what effect the sleep posture haves on our sleep. As everyone knows, there are...

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Top 5 Toning Tips for Women

Women all over the world want to know the secrets to slimming down and looking great. Whether it’s that new dress that they’re just barely squeezing into or those cute pants they saw at the mall, they’ve got a million different reasons that they want to cut down and look their very best. Some women will neglect their health, starve themselves, or drive themselves near-crazy just...

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New T-shirt is Able to Monitor a Person’s Health

Everything is getting smarter these days from the phones we use to our cars and even appliances. Ovens are now available that can turn on at a designated time and shut themselves off, so your casserole is ready when you come in from work. Vacuums that run themselves are dancing along floors and refrigerators can keep a running inventory of what you need to purchase. With phones that can access...

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So what is weight loss?

  Weight loss is an intentional effort of an individual to actually spend more energy than he/she intakes. Reasons may vary but essentially there are three most important ones: -       To improve overall fitness -       To improve health -       And finally to look better But from a doctor`s point of view there are a lot more things to look out for when being...

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Social Media and Health Education

The computer revolution has already done much to drastically change the face of education in the world and with high speed (instant!) internet, programming to allow for immediate file sharing and a more savvy set of consumers, education is set to be completely revolutionized by the digital age. Such steps are already taking place, with more and more people achieving their degrees through distance...

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Broadband Telehealth Services in Australia

One of the challenges of Australia is that it is a large area but with a very small population which means that many people are very far flung. In particularly, elders, those living with terminal or at least difficult diseases and those requiring palliative care have a hard time traversing distances to reach a good doctor. This leads to a decrease in the quality of care received. for this reason,...

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Choosing the Appropriate Senior Care Facility for Your Loved One

The health and well-being of our loved ones is always a top priority. As they age, we start to wonder if we can take care of them ourselves or if they already need to stay in a senior care facility. As for the latter, more questions arise such as how you can figure out if they would be better off in an independent living community, nursing home or simply assisted living. The bottom line is that...

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The Importance of High Quality Protein for Muscle Growth

We’ve all heard it before, from doctors, bodybuilders and pro athletes, that protein is essential to a successful diet and exercise regimen. However, this otherwise helpful suggestion opens up a whole new set of questions, like ‘How much protein do I need?’, ‘What kind should I get?’, and ‘What is all this protein stuff doing in my body?’ If building muscle is part of your goal,...

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Krill Oil versus Fish Oil – Which Has the Most Health Benefits?

People have been taking fish oil for quite some time because of the many health benefits it is said to promote. However, there a number of varieties on the market currently, and you will find that some may be healthier than others. Krill oil is an excellent source of Omega-3, and it has all the important properties to maintain a healthy body. What is Krill Oil? Krill oil is made from...

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Social Alcoholics: When is the Party Over?

Social alcoholism is a serious issue that is all too common in our country, yet it is poorly misunderstood and often unrecognized. Unlike the stereotypical portrayal of alcoholics, social alcoholics tend to “blend in” among the general population. However, the consequences of social alcoholism are just as dire as the costs endured by alcoholics who may drink both in and out of social...

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Post DUI Conviction: Where To Get Help And Avoid Becoming A Repeat Offender

If you have a DUI, chances are you have been through it all. You may have a felony or misdemeanor conviction; you may have an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) put in your car; you may have lost your job, especially if it involved driving; you may have spent your last dime on the fines imposed by the court and on the IID, which is installed and maintained at your expense; and you may have felt...

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How Prescription Medications Can Lead to DUI Offenses

Most people know that it is against the law to drive while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs. However, those same people may put themselves and others at risk by driving while on prescription medication. If you are on medication, it’s important to find out whether it’s safe to drive while on it. If you are arrested for DUI while on prescription drugs, you should contact...

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Why It Is Important To Take Probiotics While on Antibiotics

At one time or another most of us will have to take antibiotics within our lifetime. Antibiotics are crucial when fighting certain types of bacterial infections. What many people may not know is that within everyone’s body there is a certain amount of healthy bacteria that is known as “probiotics.” How Antibiotics Work Antibiotics serve one purpose and that is to kill bacteria....

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