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January, 2016

  • 5 January

    The Business of Health

    The business of health is a growing business in the United States. One of the main reasons why it is a big business is because the government does not subsidize everyone’s healthcare costs like they do in other developed countries, such as Canada. Instead, the healthcare system in the United …

  • 1 January

    New Years Resolution Is Back!

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    Yep, that New Years resolution is back, welcome it! Yes that darn New Years resolution that you make every year is back but this time it’s ready to be accomplished…fully. Most New Years resolutions are hard to keep. We get very pumped up during the turn of a new year …

December, 2015

  • 11 December

    Healthy Aging Mеаnѕ tо Tаkе Cаrе of You

      The аgіng рrосеѕѕ іѕ gоіng bу each and еvеrуdау оf оur lives. Stорріng thе сlосk іѕ impossible ѕо we аll need tо ѕtау healthy аnd take саrе оf оurѕеlvеѕ. Thеrе іѕ no wау уоu can turn around thе process, аѕ wе grоw оldеr ѕо еxсерt it and tаkе care. …

August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Tasty & Beneficial: CocoaVia®

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CocoaVia® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Have you heard of the benefits of cocoa? Yes, the main ingredient in chocolate. Cocoa flavanols are powerful phytonutrients. These are plant-based nutrients, naturally found in the cocoa bean. The …

June, 2014

  • 17 June

    Sitting Down, Cancer Risk Up

      Needed more convincing that a sedentary lifestyle is harmful for your health? Researchers from the University of Regensburg’s Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in Germany have discovered a connection between sitting down for long periods of time and certain forms of cancer. This information was gathered from 43 …

  • 13 June

    Anti – Stroke, Pro – tein

      A study published in the journal, Neurology, reports that diets heavy in protein will lower blood pressure, and in turn, minimize the possibility of stroke. The Nanjing University School of Medicine in China conducted the survey, and their researchers made this dramatic discovery by using meta-analyisis of any and …

  • 12 June

    Teenagers and Smoking: No Thanks

      In 1991, the percentage of teenagers who admitted to smoking cigarettes was at 27.5%, but a recent revelation gives hope for the future health and well-being of our country. According to a biennial survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2013 percentage for teen smoking has dipped to …

  • 11 June

    U.S. Diabetes Cases Rise at Alarming Rate

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the latest figures in what appears to be a losing battle against new cases of diabetes: from 2010-2012, three million people were diagnosed with the illness. This was an increase from 26 million to 29 million total individuals; nearly 1 …

  • 10 June

    Miracle Twins Give Each Other Space in Boston

    A Boston mother-to-be feared for the worst when she went into labor after only 24 weeks of pregnancy with her twin boys. When Lindalva DaSilva arrived at Tufts Medical Center, the doctors had only one option — deliver the babies, or at least they thought that would be the end …

  • 6 June

    Germaphobia and Your Kids: Not a Good Mix

      Germaphobia may have moved from annoying quirk to harmful habit. A study published in the  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, finds that newborn children who are in extra-clean environments are more likely to develop allergies, asthma and other related health issues, by the time they turn 3 years old. …