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What to Take to the Gym

If you’ve just joined a gym in an attempt to improve your health and get fitter, firstly: congratulations! You’ve made an excellent decision and a very positive step towards a new, healthy you. Gyms are the perfect place to kick-start your health regime, whether you’re in the Sussex countryside or the heart of central London. Wherever you are and whichever gym you’ve chosen, there are some... ❯❯❯

Coming to Grips With the US Health Care System

To an outsider the health care system in the US can appear bewildering. Unlike other countries, there is no policy of social medicine or a National Health Service open to all.  In order to get treatment, a patient needs to have some form of health insurance in place or be able to meet the costs of their care out of their own pockets. Aspects of Care Emergency Room: The majority of hospitals... ❯❯❯

5 Common Weight Loss Myths Exposed

It seems that every other day you hear about another weight loss trick. However, most of these tricks are flat out heresy, propagated by harebrained fitness fanatics trying to promote their latest book. This is unfortunate, because people are actually trying to lose weight – not only because they want to look better, but because it will actually save their lives. Obesity is a serious problem and... ❯❯❯

Healthy Living: 5 Ways to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

If you have a family, you probably make a ton of decisions focused on improving their health and wellness. These are the most important people in your life, so it makes sense to look for options that create vitality and protect the environment. Perhaps you only buy organic foods, and bath and shower products made from natural, plant-based materials. You focus on exercise, and create opportunities... ❯❯❯

LASIK Laser Eye Surgery Explained

Intralase LASIK Laser eye surgery is a procedure designed to correct short sightedness (myopia), long sightedness (hypermetropia) and astigmatism. A form of refractive surgery, the improvement is achieved by reshaping the eye’s cornea to improve visual acuity, providing a permanent alternative to glasses and contact lenses. After 20 years of technical improvements, the procedure has now become a... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Staying Healthy on And Off Your College Campus

Heading off to college means embracing a whole new group of challenges in your life. You’ll have classes ahead of you that put anything you did in high school to shame, working harder than you ever thought possible. You’ll have a whole new campus and surrounding town to learn, and the opportunity to turn thousands of strangers into friends, lovers, mentors and partners in crime. You’ll have to... ❯❯❯

Seniors: 5 tips on finding the right GP

While it may take longer than you would like, finding the right GP is imperative. You need a GP that you can trust, you feel comfortable with and that is available when you need them most.  If you’re a senior, looking for a great GP in your local area, here are our 5 top tips for finding the right GP, for you.  Shortlist the GP surgeries in your local area With GP surgeries only accepting... ❯❯❯

Different Careers in Health Sciences

If you’re someone who has always had an interest in the healthcare field, but you’re not quite sure about the kind of career path that you want to take, then you might want to major in health sciences. The awesome thing about earning this kind of Bachelor of Science degree is that it will provide you with just the right amount of information that you need to know in order to pursue all kinds of... ❯❯❯

5 potential causes of regular headaches

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints in the UK, with the NHS estimating around 10 million people get headaches on a regular basis. Whilst most headaches are easily treatable with mild, over the counter pain relief, some are more severe and require further medical investigation. Some of the common causes of headaches can be medically related, with issues such as migraines,... ❯❯❯

Vibration White Finger FAQ

Vibration White Finger, also known as Dead Finger or Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome, is a form of Raynaud’s Syndrome. It’s an injury common to those who work in industrial environments, usually contracted after prolonged use of vibrating, hand-held machinery. This condition affects tens of thousands of industrial workers each year, some of who go on to make vibration white finger claims. This... ❯❯❯