Topic: health

Six Ways Pets Enhance Our Lives

Although pets require an investment of time and money, new research demonstrates that the health benefits received in return are worth it.

dental care

Protect Kids From Tooth Decay

Tooth decay has become one of the most common chronic health issues that kids face today. Nearly 6 out of 10 kids in the United States have cavities.

child eye safety

Avoid Eye Injuries During Sports Competitions

Every day Americans sustain injuries to their eyes, at home, on the job, or during sports activities. Of the 1.6 to 2.4 million individuals who experience eye injuries, an estimated 40,000 will be legally blind in the injured eye. Nearly 90 percent of the injuries are preventable if individuals use proper safety eyewear and take precautions to avoid possible unsafe situations.

5 Medical Advancements Improve America’s Lives

Over the past 50 years, new medical advancements have dramatically improved people’s lives: antibiotics, vaccinations, CT imaging and MRI scanning, statins, kidney dialysis and liver and kidney transplants. Researchers are working continually to identify new treatment options. Consider five new advancements that soon will be introduced, as featured in Women’s Health:   1. Saving hair during … Read Full Article

Dairy Products Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Our everyday activities keep us so busy that it’s easy to forget to consume the dairy products your body needs. Take time to invest in yourself. Dairy products are vital to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and your body working efficiently.

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6 Things to Avoid for Healthy Teeth

Your smile can give a wonderful first impression. That’s why it’s important to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Review six things that can ruin your smile, as provided by Health. 1. Tobacco – Smoking cigarettes can yellow teeth, experts report. Tar from tobacco products leaves a sticky film on teeth that can collect bacteria, … Read Full Article

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6 Silent Signs of Illness

Life is busy, and it’s easy to ignore the signs of illness your body sends. There are subtle clues, such as snoring and handwriting changes, that can signal changes in your health. Review six silent signs as featured in Reader’s Digest: 1. Handwriting – Changes in writing style can be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease. … Read Full Article

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4 Questions About Wellness Privacy

The wellness industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, reports IBISWorld. By 2020, wellness should be a $12 billion industry as new programs, partnerships and smartphone apps are introduced to help Americans be healthier. While many people are interested in participating in wellness programs, they also are concerned about the privacy of their personal information. Review four … Read Full Article

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4 Ways to be Healthier in 30 Minutes

Americans are notorious for packing each day with more activities than they can accomplish. It’s not surprising that as we fall into bed, we feel tired and run down and realize we didn’t have any “me” time. Get out of the rut by following these four healthy habits that can take less than 30 minutes of your … Read Full Article


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