By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More
By Laura Ng
We spent one third of our life sleeping -- an activity that's seemingly useless. But we need sleep as much as we need oxygen and food. Sleep is important to us. It increases one's work efficiency, extends one's lifespan, cures illnesses. One should not deprive him/herself of sleep.
But during our lives,... Read More
Food safety is something that every cook needs to take seriously. With 81 million cases of food-borne sickness occurring every year in the United States , it's important to understand how food poisoning can be prevented.
Thankfully, most people who get sick as a result of contaminated food recover quickly and without the... Read More
By Juliet Cohen
Healthy habits are an important parts of growing up. There are an infinite number of positive acts you can take for your well-being. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life. Eating is an essential and important part of life. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life and... Read More
By Janet Martin
Some people complain that no amount of exercising or dieting can help them lose their weight. It seems that even if they reduce the amount of calories they take in daily or increase their exercise regimen, the drop in their weight stays marginal at best. There are also a number of individuals who... Read More
If you haven't taken a peek into your medicine cabinet lately, it might be time to take a look. Every home should have basic supplies to help with minor accidents or middle-of-the-night illnesses. A medicine cabinet should also have important phone numbers taped inside of the door to call in case of an emergency.
Using a Medicine Cabinet
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Author: Jim Martinez
Welcome to a new year, and yet another cold season. If you're like most adults, you'll likely have a cold two to four times in the next 12 months. Children, especially preschoolers, have it even worse, getting as many as eight to 10 colds annually.
Although most colds aren't considered... Read More
A cough and a sneeze can mean the start of something big - and not in a good way. It seems like your children come down with those icky ailments when you least expect them. Of course, there's never a good time for anybody in your family to get sick, but Murphy 's Law says that your offspring will likely fall ill at the worst possible time. That's why it's important to always have a plan in place for when your kids do get sick. This is... Read More
Moms everywhere are familiar with the scenario: You're nursing your child through a bout with a bad cold or stomach flu, knowing all the while that within a few days, you'll be experiencing the same misery yourself.
Before you had children, it was probably fairly easy to avoid catching illnesses; you simply stayed away from people who were sick until they got better! Now, as a mother, your natural compassion and love for your kids... Read More
To work out or not to work out -- that's the question. Many people don't know the facts when it comes to exercising while ill. Some experts maintain there is some truth to the notion that working out when sick will make you feel better. However, they recommend activities that increase circulation. But avoid high-intensity exercises that make you gasp. Many enthusiasts follow these guidelines: If the cold is in your head -- sneezing, runny... Read More