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The Benefits of Great Oral Health

When we’re brought up, we’re taught the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth regularly: ‘if you don’t brush, all your teeth will fall out!’ However, there are a fair few other, less renowned benefits that arise from keeping our oral hygiene levels up to standard.   Because we’re lovely, we’ve put together this piece highlighting some of... ❯❯❯

What Are the Differences Between Surgical, Dentistry, and Nursing Scrubs?

Anyone who has ever visited a hospital, doctor's office, dentist or lab has seen people wearing scrubs. Most of us don't pay that much attention to the differences in the types of scrubs we see, but if you are in the medical field you know that there are distinct differences between the types of scrubs.  All types of scrubs have been designed to serve a particular function and are not... ❯❯❯

Should Nutrition be Considered a Public Issue?

In these unhealthy times, the nutrition of our people has escalated to the point of being a major public issue. Obesity is up, athleticism is down, and there are numerous sources to blame. By identifying the problem and educating citizens and children alike on the benefits and methods of clean, healthy living, we can increase our nation's happiness, productivity and potential. Certified nurse... ❯❯❯

5 Eating and Exercise Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong

Despite the efforts of the medical community to disseminate information about the perils of failing to attend to heart health issues, cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer amongst adults, both men and women. And although we are now more equipped than ever to fight heart disease, thanks to readily available knowledge about causes and cures, not to mention associated medical... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Cooking and Preparing Healthy Meals at Home

Eating healthily at home isn’t just healthy – it can also be delicious and it can save a lot of money. Some people spend a fortune going out to eat, but much of what you will find at restaurants is artery clogging and fattening – even at the good restaurants. However, at home, you can cook a lean, tasty meal that tastes great and feels great to eat. Moreover, eating healthy at... ❯❯❯

How to Become a Pharmacist

Students interested in becoming pharmacists can begin the process as early as high school finishing with the completion of a Doctor of Pharmacy, or a Pharm.D. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need for pharmacists will grow this decade.  High School To prepare to earn a Pharm. D., students can start in high school by taking courses in math and science. Biology, chemistry, physics... ❯❯❯

Your Guide to Health Insurance

Insurance is one of the biggest gripes each year for a lot of people seeing it as more of a financial burden than a form of protection. By the time you’ve paid your car insurance and home insurance the last thing you want is for another renewal to land on your doormat, but health insurance is one of the most important investments you could ever make. There are a lot of companies out there... ❯❯❯

What is Orthopedic Surgery?

The medical profession is full of all kinds of complex terminology that a lot of people don’t understand; it’s like a completely different language! After all, without any training how are we meant to know what aneurysm is or the difference between a cut and a laceration? One such example is orthopedic surgery. This is, as the name suggests, a procedure that aims to correct conditions... ❯❯❯

Simple But Effective Options for Cutting Stress Out of Your Day

As explained by the official Mayo Clinic website, stress can affect your behavior, feelings, thoughts and body. Chronic stress that's not addressed can also play a role in health problems like diabetes, obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure. Because those are very serious issues, you don't want to let stress have free reign over your life. Instead, if you feel like there's too much stress... ❯❯❯

Protect Your Smile and DON’T Do It Yourself

The appearance of our smiles have never been more important with the increase in optional dental procedures that give us the perfect teeth to rival those with the ideal Hollywood smiles. There are various procedures that can be undergone to ensure we have the straightest, whitest teeth in an attempt to create the epitome of appearance-based beauty. Dental work can be expensive, time consuming and... ❯❯❯