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5 Easy Exercises for Office Workers

Most of us spend too much time sitting and typing during the work day, but what can we do about it? The bills need to be paid, and we need a steady supply of food, entertainment, and new socks. Deciding to leave it all and become a wild mountain man or woman just isn’t financially feasible. Fortunately, we don’t need to take such drastic measures to refresh ourselves and get a little... ❯❯❯

Taking it Slow in Fast-paced Fitness

More and more people are suddenly waking up with the realization and motivation to improve their health and become fit. The health boom all across the world slowly created a fad turned lifestyle changing experience for better health. Along came with this boom are supposed health products and services all meant to provide the easiest approaches or shortcuts in achieving health goals. As most... ❯❯❯

Different Types of Physiotherapy Treatments Used for Sports Injuries

Physiotherapy is a common treatment when it comes to sports-related injuries.  Muscle strains or sprains happen with regularity in many different sports, and it’s a physiotherapist’s job to help an athlete get back into action. Here are some of the different treatments used by physiotherapists when an injured athlete walks through the door.  Ice or Heat Applying ice or... ❯❯❯

Top 3 Tips for Managing the Media in a Healthcare Crisis

Even the cleanest and most competent hospital or healthcare facility can be the center of a healthcare crisis. If the administration does not act quickly to manage the crisis, however, your facility can suffer from a negative public backlash caused by bad press. This can erode your patients' trust in your facility, cause lost revenue, and even cause review boards and accrediting agencies to take a... ❯❯❯

A Few Myths About Vitamins You May Believe

Are you one of the millions of people who takes vitamins to improve your health? In the United States alone, a recent government study found that over half of all Americans do take some form of vitamins (or minerals) on a regular basis. The nutritional supplement industry makes billions of dollars each year through its use aggressive advertising and we are eating it up, hook, line and sinker. ... ❯❯❯

3 Tips for Finding the Right Doctor for Your Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a cancer that attacks the lining of the body’s internal organs. The most common cause of mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos, although other factors such as smoking may increase the risk of developing the disease. Unfortunately, many cases of mesothelioma resulted from the wide use of asbestos in industries such as ship building, metal works and chemical manufacturing. Before... ❯❯❯

The Basics of Brain Surgery

Brain surgery is a procedure that takes place in the brain to treat problems. Some of the reasons a person may have brain surgery are for a brain tumor, brain hemorrhage, blood clot, brain aneurysm, infections, skull fracture, stroke, epilepsy, and other brain diseases. The Surgery During brain surgery, the hair is shaved on the part of the scalp that is being operated on. The surgeon then... ❯❯❯

The High Rep Chest Blaster

Everyone wants more when it comes to chest development. Thicker pecs, more definition, a bigger bench press. To get that sometimes you have to shake up your training regime. One way to do that is working in higher reps with your lower rep routine. Higher reps work the endurance fibers and help with muscle growth. A muscle is comprised of more than one type of fiber and additional muscle growth,... ❯❯❯

Essential Foods for Combating Acne

Diet and Acne Numerous studies over the years have indicated that adding specific foods to the diet can promote clearer skin. An individual’s overall health is more than skin deep. Healthy skin relates to an intricate balance between the foods consumed, and certain hormones levels in the body. Unfortunately, some teenage girls are at a greater risk to develop acne during puberty, due to an... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Sources of Protein

cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by artizone When it comes to good nutrition, getting enough protein is often overlooked. Your body breaks protein down into amino acids that are essential for the repair of all body tissues and cells. The immune system uses amino acids to create antibodies and white blood cells. They are also required for healthy skin, nails and hair. What makes protein... ❯❯❯