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Then vs. Now: The History of Blood Transfusions

You’re pretty lucky if you can go through life without needing a blood transfusion. That said, you’re also pretty lucky if you can get a blood transfusion if you need one. Blood transfusions are literally lifesaving, and... More>>

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How To Reduce Allergies In The Workplace

Originally posted on https://drmatorin.com/blog/how-to-reduce-allergies-in-the-workplace/   For allergy sufferers, summer is the season of finding ways to avoid allergies, whether at home or on the daily... More>>

PSA: Climate Change Might Make Your Seasonal Allergies Worse Video included

Millions of Americans dread their runny noses when spring comes around. To be exact, over 50 million Americans deal with allergies yearly, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.  However, if... More>>

Do Fitness Trackers Cause Anxiety? What the Experts Say Video included

Inactivity is a common problem for Americans, many of whom work office jobs that have them sitting for the bulk of the day. Many diseases have been linked to “sitting disease,” and health organizations continue to stress... More>>

10 Famous People with ADHD

Originally posted on https://revivedetoxlosangeles.com/famous-people-with-adhd/   ADHD gets plenty of bad attention in the media and general conversation. “People with ADHD can’t stay organized.”... More>>

Best Massage Chair Buyers Guide

Originally posted on https://www.primemassagechairs.com/blogs/news/best-massage-chair-buyers-guide     We understand that buying a massage chair can be a big decision and sometimes a scary thing to do. So, in... More>>

These Chickpea + Bell Pepper Fajitas Come Together on One Sheet Pan Video included

Convenient cooking used to mean peeling the film off a TV dinner, but recently, more and more people are defining convenient cooking with Instant Pots, slow cookers, one-pot meals, and sheet pan meals. It’s easy to find... More>>

5 Tips To Get Terrific Teeth

Originally posted on http://www.ottawalife.com/article/5-tips-to-get-terrific-teeth?set_lang=en   Many people get self-conscious of having discoloured or wonky teeth. Taking a few steps to improve your teeth could... More>>

14 Fantastic Free Yoga Videos for Beginners

Originally posted on https://www.yogabasics.com/practice/yoga-for-beginners/free-beginning-yoga-videos/   Most beginners will want to try out some yoga moves before joining a group class to get a better understanding... More>>

10 Healthy + Tasty Ways to Flavor Overnight Oats Video included

Overnight oats have become a popular breakfast, and for good reason: They’re cheap, easy, and versatile—and most importantly, they speed up your morning routine. You make them at night before bed, and in the morning,... More>>

5 Condiments from Around the World to Jazz Up Your Grill-Outs Video included

Grilling is an essential component of American cuisine, and no grill-out would be complete without BBQ sauce, ketchup, and mustard. These condiments are beloved in the United States, but around the world, many other... More>>

What Is “Chemo Brain” + How Long Does It Last? Video included

Chemotherapy comes with many side effects that are often visible and hard to deny, such as hair loss and nausea. However, one side effect that is often unfairly brushed aside is “chemo brain,” or cognitive changes during... More>>

Minimizing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy: Is It Possible? Video included

Hair loss is commonly associated with having cancer, but it’s actually a side effect of chemotherapy, not the cancer itself. Still, losing your hair during chemotherapy is an emotional topic for many patients, who may feel... More>>

Life After Chemotherapy Treatment: What to Expect Video included

Once chemotherapy treatment is over, some might expect that they’ll jump for joy and throw a survival party. Many patients, however, are surprised to find out that their feelings aren’t as consistently cheery as they’d hoped. More>>

The Side Effects of Chemotherapy: Here’s What to Expect Video included

New treatments for cancer are exciting and promising, but that doesn’t mean chemotherapy isn’t still saving lives every day. Chemotherapy is one of the original cancer treatments, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. More>>

9 Ingredients Nutritionists Always Add to Their Smoothies Video included

“Influencers” on social media tell you to add the newest superfood to your smoothie. Sponsored posts say a few drops of CBD oil will revolutionize your smoothie experience. Bloggers claim the healthiest smoothie contains a... More>>

Don’t Wait for Your Childs Permanent Teeth Before Visiting on Orthodontist

Originally posted on https://rockwallhomeandliving.tumblr.com/post/185841798578/dont-wait-for-your-childs-permanent-teeth-before Parents often ask, “should my young child visit an orthodontist before they reach an age... More>>

The Effects of Flat Feet in Children

Originally posted on https://www.premier-podiatry.com/blog/the-effects-of-flat-feet-in-children Though nearly all babies are born with flat feet, about 20% of children do not develop arches in their feet as they get older. ... More>>

Tips and Tricks for Healthy Summer Feet

Originally posted on https://www.premier-podiatry.com/blog/get-your-feet-ready-for-summer Your feet and ankles are vulnerable to injuries and other common podiatry problems like athlete’s foot year round, but the time... More>>

What’s Most Important to Seniors Beyond Retirement? Top 10 Things Seniors Value Most

Originally posted on https://www.psliving.com/whats-most-important-to-seniors-beyond-retirement-top-10-things-seniors-value-most/   Life after retirement can be exciting and empowering for some, but empty and... More>>

Do You Have Scoliosis?: The Top Signs of Scoliosis

Originally posted on http://www.morenospine.com/do-you-have-scoliosis-the-top-signs-of-scoliosis/ Are you worrisome that you may have scoliosis? Scoliosis can be difficult to detect in the early stages. Even during the... More>>

5 Signs That It’s Time to Change Your Skincare Routine

Originally posted on https://www.rosemarymaccabe.com/blog/2019/7/5/5-signs-that-its-time-to-change-your-skincare-routine   Most of us lead hectic lives. We’re always working, doing chores, running errands, and... More>>

What to Expect on Your First Day of Chemotherapy Video included

“Patients get very nervous when they hear that they’re being advised to get chemotherapy,” says Ashish Saxena, MD, oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian. One of the best ways to help you alleviate... More>>

Urgent Care Centers in Macomb MI – 5 Things to Know Before You Go

Originally posted on https://www.healthpointurgentcare.com/post/urgent-care-centers-in-macomb-mi-5-things-to-know-before-you-go   Urgent care centers in Macomb MI are meant for minor medical emergencies and other... More>>

3 Best Types of Massages for People with Disabilities or Special Needs

Originally posted on https://www.bodywelltherapy.com/3-best-types-of-massages-for-people-with-disabilities-or-special-needs/   A disability is defined as an abnormal condition that interferes with the way an... More>>

CBD Benefits: A Look at CBD as a Potential Digestive Aid

Originally posted on https://andhemp.com/blogs/cbd-news/cbd-benefits-a-look-at-cbd-as-a-potential-digestive-aid   Stomach aches, diarrhea, nausea—most of us have had problems with our digestive system at certain... More>>

Best Travel CPAP Machines 2019 | Buying Guide & Reviews

Originally posted on https://wellawaresystems.com/best-travel-cpap-machine/ According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, sleep disorders such as sleep apnea bring significant health issues that... More>>

Your 2019 Buying Guide For The Best BiPAP Machine

Originally posted on https://wellawaresystems.com/best-bipap-machine/ Diagnosed with sleep apnea? To ensure a trouble-free sleep at night, your doctor might recommend getting a BiPAP machine.A bilevel positive airway... More>>

Best CPAP Machine Buying Guide 2019

Originally posted on https://wellawaresystems.com/best-cpap-machine/ The National Sleep Foundation estimates that more than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea. Left untreated, it increases a person’s risk... More>>

Targeted (TKD)? Or Cyclical (CKD)? Keto Diet Variation Tactics for Fitness and Bodybuilding

Originally posted on https://ketofoodist.com/article/targeted-cyclical-ketogenic-diet/?syndication=1   Cyclical and targeted ketogenic diets benefit active people who follow the keto way of eating. Learn how the diets... More>>

Strengthen Up! 11 Essential Powerlifting Exercises

Originally posted on https://www.liftingjake.com/blog/essential-powerlifting-exercises/   If you’re trying to do right by your quality of life, you need to realize that it is all holistic. For example,... More>>

Why Diabetic Socks?

Originally posted on https://ecosox.com/blog/why-diabetic-socks/ Why Diabetic Socks? More>>

The Best Essential Oils to Help You Sleep

Originally posted on https://www.vitaminlady.com/post/the-best-essential-oils-to-help-you-sleepDo you have insomnia or have a hard time going to sleep? Here are the best essential oils for sleep that can help relax your... More>>

Don Your PPE: The Essential Guide for the Safety Equipment You Need

Originally posted on https://atlassafetysolutions.com/don-your-ppe-the-essential-guide-for-the-safety-equipment-you-need/ There’s tons of safety equipment on the market right now. Before purchasing any PPE, conduct... More>>

Live Well with Multiple Sclerosis: 5 Healthy Lifestyle Tweaks Video included

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is not a curable condition, but it’s a manageable one. With the right MS treatment and lifestyle habits, people with MS can change or slow the course of the disease, manage symptoms, treat MS... More>>

Colorectal Cancer, Explained in Under Two MInutes Video included

Colorectal cancer may not get as much attention as lung cancer or breast cancer, but it’s actually the third most common type of cancer in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Thankfully, a recent... More>>

6 Big Mistakes That increase the Risk of Carbon Monoxide Exposure Video included

Carbon monoxide can be deadly to humans and animals—and to make it worse, it has no color or odor to tip you off. On average, over 10,000 people per year are hospitalized from carbon monoxide exposure, and over 430 people... More>>

Canadas Private Health Insurance: Is it Worth It?

Originally posted on https://www.insurdinary.ca/canadas-private-health-insurance-is-it-worth-it/   Canadians must pay 30% of healthcare costs directly from their own pockets. This means that the state only pays for... More>>

The Main Types of Psoriatic Arthritis + How They Affect the Body Video included

Psoriatic arthritis, or PsA, is an inflammatory type of arthritis, which sets it apart from the more traditional and well-known osteoarthritis. PsA is a chronic and autoimmune disease, meaning it’s caused by an overactive... More>>

Master Your Medicine: 3 Ways Your Doctor Can Lower Your Medication Cost Video included

Following a treatment plan prescribed by your doctor is undoubtedly important. It gives you the best opportunity to manage your condition and maintain the best possible health for yourself. But what do you do if you can’t... More>>

The Importance of Rehabilitation During Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Video included

The goals of head and neck cancer treatment are to control the disease and to help the patient return to normal activities as soon as possible after treatment. An important part of treating head and neck cancer is... More>>

How Eric Adams Is Advocating for Plant-Based Diets in Brooklyn Video included

It’s not unheard of for a politician to promote healthier lifestyles for their constituents, but perhaps no city leader does this with quite as much passion and urgency as Eric Adams, the Borough President of Brooklyn, NY.... More>>

Why Exercise Is Essential for Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis Video included

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis, adding exercise to your treatment regimen may seem a little daunting—and counterintuitive. You may be thinking: If my bones are fragile, shouldn’t I be *avoiding* physical activity?

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What's Palliative Care? Key Facts Patients and Caregivers Should Know Video included

Getting diagnosed with a serious illness affects more than a person’s physical health. It can touch multiple areas of their life, including their emotional well-being, finances, and social and spiritual life. A patient’s... More>>

6 rules to make your daily coffee healthier

For about five calories a cup, black coffee is a great option if you’re gulping down four cups a day. But let’s be real: How many people really prefer their coffee black?

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