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What Are the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack?

By |2019-11-14T13:37:24-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

While Christmas season is often seen as a time of joy, love, and giving, it can also bring a lot of stress. Holiday-related stress is actually quite common, especially considering the increase of financial and emotional stress in people's lives. This stress is one of the major factors why cardiovascular problems are also more common. Aside [...]

Are You Using Electricity Safely?

By |2019-11-13T12:26:46-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Featured, Healthy Living, Home|Tags: , , |

Most people probably don’t think much about electrical safety, but when things go wrong with your wiring, someone could get seriously hurt. Faulty wiring or an improperly used appliance or tool could cause a house fire, give you or someone in your family a real shock, and could even lead to tragedy. When you know how [...]

Regenerative Treatment Options for Pain Management

By |2019-11-05T23:31:50-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Alternative medicine, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , |

Does chronic pain interrupt the flow of your daily life? If so, you are far from alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 20% of U.S. adults experience pain most days or every day. Treatments for pain can be as simple as coping mechanisms or as invasive as surgery. However, pain management techniques [...]

8 Top Apps for Boosting Your Mental Health

By |2019-11-02T12:44:21-05:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Apps, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, infographic, Mental health|Tags: , , |

From depression to PTSD, mental health is becoming a big topic in the United States. More Americans than ever report symptoms of a mental illness, with 1 in 5 adults experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition every year.  These conditions can have a dramatic impact on the mental, emotional, and physical health of those it [...]

Emotional Distress: The Effects of Personal Injury Claims on Mental Health

By |2019-10-24T11:38:39-05:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Ancestry, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health, Stress|Tags: , , , , |

When accidents happen, injured parties will pursue the obvious damages for which they can get compensated. The most common damages that are pursued for personal injury claims are medical expenses for treating sustained injury, lost wages due to the number of missed work days, and repair costs for damage to property. In most cases, the offended [...]

The Importance of Self-Care as a Nurse and How You Can Begin to Practice It

By |2019-10-15T14:44:41-05:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Self Care|Tags: , , |

Nursing is one of the most emotional and difficult careers out there, and so nurses need to understand the importance of looking after themselves, as well as how they can do this. As a nurse, you are looking after others day in day out and are likely coming home to do the same. Self-care is so [...]

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How Natural “Green” Areas Improve Your Mental Health

By |2019-10-11T15:11:19-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , |

Nature is something that far too many people take for granted, in today’s world. While we are surrounded by the flashy appeal of tiny screens that connect us to every person on the planet, we too often neglect the natural world around us. Not surprisingly, this hasn’t made people happier. Americans report higher levels of stress [...]

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Healthy Living at Every Age: Understanding the Basics of Your Body

By |2019-10-09T21:16:44-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Aging, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |

Whether you like it or not, each day you’re getting a little older. While this may be a hard pill to swallow, it doesn’t mean you have to feel old! The first step to addressing this is understanding the basics of your body and how you can use this information to protect it at any age. [...]

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9 Health Benefits of Polyphenols

By |2019-10-03T20:24:28-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |

Recently, a wave of information about flavonoids has flooded the media. It seems to be the new fashion for maintaining health and avoiding disease. Initially, flavonoids were thought to be a new group of vitamins, which they called vitamin P. However, more and more similar substances have been found in plants, and have been gathered into [...]

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8 Ways Cooking is a Form of Self-Care

By |2019-10-03T23:00:53-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Self Care|Tags: , , |

Healthy eating is the foundation for a healthy life. Sure, the occasional cheat day is not going to undo all of the hard work we do to stay healthy. However, no matter how well we approach the other parts of our life, if we get into a bad routine it can have an impact. It’s no [...]

Dealing With Depression: 4 Things That Can Help You

By |2019-09-23T22:27:16-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Mental health|Tags: , , , , |

If you suffer from depression (or any other mental health issue for that matter), you know just how alone and misunderstood you can feel. And even when people try to help you, they can often say quite the wrong thing, can’t they? I know how I feel when someone tells me to “shake it off,” or [...]

The Disadvantages of Coffee (& How You Can Make Your Coffee Habit Healthier) 

By |2019-09-25T19:05:51-05:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Healthy Living, Nourish|Tags: , |

As soon as your alarm goes off, you pull yourself out of bed and stumble your way into the kitchen. Fortunately, your spouse, who is a morning person (unlike you), already has coffee brewing for you. You pour yourself a cup of joe, sip it, and immediately feel as though you’ve been brought back to life. [...]

Holistic Health: Learn The Basics

By |2019-09-09T17:32:24-05:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Alternative medicine, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

What Is Holistic Health? In a word, holistic health is: balance. This is a system of living that perpetuates a balance between body and mind. To put the “self” in balance, you must identify its aspects, and ensure all of them are properly maintained. The “self” that is you isn’t a static thing with only one [...]

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How to Know If Your Water is Safe for Drinking

By |2019-08-21T11:58:33-05:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Water|Tags: , , |

People all over the world access their drinking water in many ways, but one of the most common ways is through the kitchen sink, but, have you ever wondered if your tap water is really as clean as you think it is? Water is essential to maintain your health, so it's important to know what kind [...]

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5 Steps to Allergy-Proof Your Home

By |2019-08-19T14:10:27-05:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Home, Indoor Air Quality|Tags: , , |

Do you often find yourself sneezing, sniffling or blowing your nose? How about wiping teary, irritated eyes? If this sounds familiar to you, you likely have plenty of experience in dealing with allergies. Some people are lucky enough to only battle with allergies once a year in spring, but others suffer daily. They may face confusion [...]

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Signs That It’s Time to See a Pulmonologist  

By |2019-08-10T00:10:10-05:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Medical|Tags: , , , |

People suffering from asthma-related conditions, bronchitis, tuberculosis or pneumonia--which are in the chronic level--are usually in need of a specialist. Such a specialist is known as a pulmonary doctor or pulmonologist. Pulmonary physicians study and treat illnesses of the airways, chest and lungs and take care of those that are ill in critical care sectors. They [...]

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Should You Be Worried About the Air Quality in Your Home?

By |2019-08-05T23:57:36-05:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Featured, Healthy Living, Home, Indoor Air Quality|Tags: , , |

Poor air quality can affect you and your family’s health. In fact, outdoor air pollution causes about 4.2 million premature deaths on a global scale. Indoor air pollution is equally dangerous. Pollution is linked to lung cancer, stroke, and other diseases. With so many health concerns associated with poor air quality, it’s crucial that you know [...]

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Why is Hay Fever So Common in Society?

By |2019-08-06T20:25:21-05:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

The thrill of warmer weather and sunshine in the summer months brings a lot of excitement, but this can be tempered for some who have to deal with the hay fever the summer brings. The stinging eyes, sneezing and congested airways of hay fever dampens the enjoyment of being outside in the summer, but why is [...]

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6 Benefits of Essential Oils

By |2019-07-27T13:30:14-05:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Essential oils, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Natural Remedies|Tags: , |

Many of us know the benefits of essential oils as they have become a staple in a lot of our lives.  They are added to skin care products, to help calm us, or even to aid with healing.  Essential oils are usually obtained by distilling the plant with steam or water.  Once extracted, the oils are [...]

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How Couples Counselling Can Be A Healthy Relationship Choice

By |2019-07-23T23:08:00-05:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Counseling, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Relationships aren’t perfect; still, there might come a time when you need a professional to intervene. Some couples don’t speak out about their ill feelings with each other. The lack of communication may cause a build-up of resentment between parties. If left untouched, it may breed unhappiness or even breakups. There’s no shame in reaching out [...]

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Can We Overcome Cancer Through Healthy Eating? 

By |2019-07-21T19:31:25-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

Cancer is the leading cause of death in most countries across the world. Close to 600,000 people will die every year from cancer. Mesothelioma is one of the most dangerous types of cancer around. You can survive mesothelioma, but you can never truly cure it. Paul Kraus has lived with the disease for more than twenty [...]

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Five Ways to Give Your New Baby the Healthiest Start Possible

By |2019-07-19T13:52:48-05:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

Going from the womb to the real world is a huge shock for your baby! Although you probably spent plenty of time worrying about the health of your little one in utero, it pales in comparison to how much time you’re likely to spend worrying about your infant’s health after he is born. It’s important to [...]

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A Beginners Guide to Contact Lenses

By |2019-07-16T22:29:24-05:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Eye health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , |

It is not simple for many people to find the right contact lens and at affordable prices - and it is always worse for first-time users. It can be both confusing and overwhelming for beginners to learn how to purchase and maintain these tiny, transparent, bowl-shaped options to eye care. When it comes to contact lenses, [...]

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15 Podcasts to Listen to For More Restful Sleep

By |2019-07-25T15:08:34-05:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Sleep|Tags: , , |

Do you often find yourself tossing and turning in your bed at night?  If you often struggle to get comfortable before bed, you’re not alone. Whether it’s due to a stressful day or your busy thoughts, falling asleep can be difficult for many people. In fact, 164 million Americans struggle with sleep at least once a [...]

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