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5 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer to Shape Up

Shaping up can be hard to do. Sometimes it takes a little extra motivation – sometimes it takes a professional personal trainer to actually start getting to work on getting in shape. Studies have conclusively shown that regular physical exercise is critical to living a healthier lifestyle. Also, working out can help prevent heart disease, stroke and cancer. So, why wouldn’t you want to work out?... ❯❯❯

Don’t Become Another Statistic: Beat the Bulge

Most people are food lovers; even though we are aware of the health risks that they can cause, we still indulge in fast food, takeaways and things that are full of grease and fat, a little too often. There are some of us that indulge far too regularly and this can lead to serious health implications and severe weight problems. Obesity is a very real problem and there are more and more people... ❯❯❯

How Medicare Costs Affect your Lifestyle

One benefit of aging is becoming eligible for Medicare at age 65 when you think you no longer will have to worry about paying your medical bills. Unfortunately, it is not that simple. A few months before your 65th birthday, Medicare sends you an inch-thick information booklet describing how it works. You learn about Medicare parts A to D and Medicare Gap programs available from A to N. There are... ❯❯❯

5 Common Health Issues That Are Linked to Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a frustrating and sometimes debilitating disorder. Not only does it leave an individual exhausted and drowsy, but it can also lead to other problems or be a sign that a larger issue is present in the body. Sleep Apnea is frequently linked to serious health issues and could be a sign that you have a more involved problem at hand. Here are 5 of the most common health issues that are... ❯❯❯

5 Play Yard Health and Safety Tips Every Parent Should Know

Setting up a play yard for your infants and toddlers is a great way to ensure that they have a safe place to play while you attend to other things like household chores, food preparation, or even taking a much-needed nap or shower. These enclosures are designed to provide your tiny tots with a bit of room to roam around without the fear that they’ll wander off or get into trouble. And any parent... ❯❯❯

Healthy Brain Development in Children Starts With Healthy Food

We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” But when it comes to making sure that our children get all of the vitamins and minerals that they need so that they can be healthy as their bodies grow and develop, that saying is much more than a cliché. As a matter of fact, did you know that there are actually specific kinds of foods that they can eat that will actively assist with their... ❯❯❯

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 the most important ways that good oral health... ❯❯❯

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 interchange... ❯❯❯

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... ❯❯❯