C-section births raise significant risk of blood clots

Women undergo many physiological changes during pregnancy. This makes the pregnant women more vulnerable to fluctuations in the blood flow forming blood clots easily, slower physical movement, and compression in veins, or venous thromboembolism. During pregnancy, the blockage in blood flow forms…

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Restricting salt intake may be dangerous to health

A number of official sources and medical practitioners have been saying that reducing the salt intake will make you healthier. This has been accepted as truth for the last decade at least, and many people have adopted this diet plan as their own. While too much salt will definitely not be good for…

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New CPR app from the Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation with the support of Desjardins Insurance is proudly offering a useful online tool that allows access to healthy heart choices. It is a simple and digital Heart & Stroke risk assessment to determine your propensity for heart attack and/or stroke. A 30-day free…

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Five ways to take insulin

Diabetes is a disease that may cause several other medical problems. In order to treat diabetes, you have to take insulin. There are a number of ways to take insulin; you and your physician should discuss the different options available. The following are 5 ways to take insulin: Injections Taking…

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Healthy living begins with homemade baby foods

When we were little, our parents would feed us with anything, starting from bananas to biscuits and broccoli. We turned out just fine, but how many of us have an uncontrollable sweet tooth? Besides, many of us are addicted to coffee and energy drinks. This is not only a result of the diet that we…

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Are you really allergic to penicillin?

When you are ill and all the other drugs have failed, your doctor may give you penicillin. A few shots and even the worst infection will disappear. But what if you don’t feel better? What if you start to have other symptoms shortly after the first dose of penicillin? Then you might be allergic…

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Federal Government Pits In Efforts To Keep Children Healthy And Happy

An average citizen of the US is supposed to partake of 1,500-1,800 calories in a day. An addition of fat content of 50-60 grams is also required. Opting for a meal that typically has fast-food in it is likely to put a whole lot of calories in the diet. This points towards weight gain. Being…

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Food That Can Help You Fight Cancer

Cancer is a serious health problem that affects million people. Thanks to research and numerous studies, we have found many ways that can help us fight this disease. You should know that cancer isn’t infectious disease. It occurs because our own cells change DNA and start growing abnormally.…

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How To Get Your Sleeping Cycle on Track

You can put blame to the fast-paced lifestyle for the sleep disorders. Many a times people compromise their sleep for their work or studies. The outcome of this is that you feel very exhausted and tired in the next morning. Your day begins with fatigue but never ends on an energetic note. You often…

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Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. It is one of the most common diseases of this group. It is easily spread, because it doesn’t have symptoms. In fact, 50% of infections among men and 75% among women don’t have any symptoms. It is hard to determine do you have chlamydia,…

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Healthy Skin Care Tips

Skin of our body is considered as important as any other vital organ in the human system. Skin contributes to a large extent to the outer appearance and the beauty of an individual. Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay the natural ageing process and prevent various skin…

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First step towards skin cancer

According to a study, ¼ of skin cells of middle aged people, have made the first step toward skin cancer. This study included samples of people between 55 and 73 years of age. Their cells had more than 100 DNA mutations. Some of them were leading to cancer. The team, who conducted this study…

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Using An E-Cigarettes Is A Lot Easier And Efficient Way Of Quitting Smoking

Smoking has never been certified by physicians as a safe and healthy way to good health. And yet, billions in the world smoke cigarettes everyday. What many of us don't realize is that while we puff away at cigarettes, we are sucking away some years of our lives. Modern technology has come up…

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Laziness and Hormonal Change Need Your Attention

You may be thinking why I have put such reason on my list knowing the fact that you are trying hard to lose weight. Yes, you are trying hard to lose weight but did you ever notice that we all get lazy when it comes to small jobs around us that are part of our routine and we try to skip them. For…

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Food rich in Magnesium

Magnesium is important for your heart, the immune system and muscles. Thanks to this mineral, they can function properly. Despite it is very important to us, many people don't satisfy their daily intake of magnesium. For example, in the US, 50% of people don’t consume enough Mg. There is a…

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Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is a fungal skin infection. This rash on the skin of the foot is the most common fungal infection. There are three different types of athlete’s foot. Every type looks different and attacks different parts of the foot. The main cause for this infection is fungus that grows…

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Swine Flu Death Toll Reaches 1,900 in India

The outbreak of swine flu has so far killed 1,900 people in India, while the number of infected passed the 31,000-mark. Six more deaths took place in the last 24 hours, which makes the total of dead equal 397 in Rajasthan. The region is just behind the Gujarat region, where there have been 400…

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Eye Care

Our body is designed for life in the wildness. Due to that, the human body needs physical activity and healthy food. Over the years, we forget about that. Today, we don’t even go in wild. On the other side, many people spend too much time working on a computer or some other jobs that eliminate…

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Take Care of Your Liver like it Takes Care of You

The human body is like a very complex set of machinery. Each organ has a definite function and if one of those functions is not carried out properly, like a domino effect, a lot of other things might go wrong too. The liver is one such organ without which the body wouldn’t be able to flush out…

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New Mental Health Rights Proposed By Minister Norman Lamb

Care Minister Norman Lamb has proposed to give more rights to people who have learning disabilities, those with metal health as well as those with autism. According to Lamb, the changes which are to be brought about by the proposals will make people take charge of their own care and promote support…

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Saddle—responsible for underdeveloped penile

There are different saddles in bicycles, and the narrow and hard ones are responsible for causing the most damage on penile. In fact, chronic saddle pressure can even damage the arteries resulting in continuous insufficient supply of growth hormones. Make sure that your son uses a decent saddle in…

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Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium

Potassium is crucial for functions of tissues, organs and cells! The daily intake of potassium should be 7.400mg. It can help you in several ways. Potassium can lower your blood pressure, so it is good for people who have high blood pressure. Many diets used for lowering cholesterol have high levels…

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FOUR WORDS THAT CAN KILL OBAMACARE

The Supreme Court at this moment is deciding on whether or not to hear a case which is bound to have a huge negative impact on Obamacare as well as to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who enrolled for it and are currently benefiting from it. One of the several challenges which are based on…

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The big shift to ‘the big five’

In shifting to a healthy diet, we have to consider the ‘big five’ food essentials, these are: minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fats, and vitamins. These should be present in your food intake, but in moderation. Proteins are considered as the building blocks of our body. If you want to…

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 C-section births raise significant risk of blood clots
C-section births raise significant risk of blood clots

Women undergo many physiological changes during pregnancy. This makes the pregnant women more vulnerable to fluctuations in the blood flow forming blood clots easily, slower physical movement, and compression in veins, or venous thromboembolism. During pregnancy, the blockage in blood flow forms…

Restricting salt intake may be dangerous to health
Restricting salt intake may be dangerous to health

A number of official sources and medical practitioners have been saying that reducing the salt intake will make you healthier. This has been accepted as truth for the last decade at least, and many people have adopted this diet plan as their own. While too much salt will definitely not be good for…

New CPR app from the Heart and Stroke Foundation
New CPR app from the Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation with the support of Desjardins Insurance is proudly offering a useful online tool that allows access to healthy heart choices. It is a simple and digital Heart & Stroke risk assessment to determine your propensity for heart attack and/or stroke. A 30-day free…

Five ways to take insulin
Five ways to take insulin

Diabetes is a disease that may cause several other medical problems. In order to treat diabetes, you have to take insulin. There are a number of ways to take insulin; you and your physician should discuss the different options available. The following are 5 ways to take insulin: Injections Taking…

Are you really allergic to penicillin?
Are you really allergic to penicillin?

When you are ill and all the other drugs have failed, your doctor may give you penicillin. A few shots and even the worst infection will disappear. But what if you don’t feel better? What if you start to have other symptoms shortly after the first dose of penicillin? Then you might be allergic…

  	Federal Government Pits In Efforts To Keep Children Healthy And Happy
Federal Government Pits In Efforts To Keep Children Healthy And Happy

An average citizen of the US is supposed to partake of 1,500-1,800 calories in a day. An addition of fat content of 50-60 grams is also required. Opting for a meal that typically has fast-food in it is likely to put a whole lot of calories in the diet. This points towards weight gain. Being…

Food That Can Help You Fight Cancer
Food That Can Help You Fight Cancer

Cancer is a serious health problem that affects million people. Thanks to research and numerous studies, we have found many ways that can help us fight this disease. You should know that cancer isn’t infectious disease. It occurs because our own cells change DNA and start growing abnormally.…

How To Get Your Sleeping Cycle on Track
How To Get Your Sleeping Cycle on Track

You can put blame to the fast-paced lifestyle for the sleep disorders. Many a times people compromise their sleep for their work or studies. The outcome of this is that you feel very exhausted and tired in the next morning. Your day begins with fatigue but never ends on an energetic note. You often…

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