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Step Away from the Fork: 5 dieting tips that just might work

I’m chubby. Actually, that’s not true. According to the latest BMI calculators, I’m obese. I don’t believe it and, quite honestly, you can’t make me. I wear a size 12, I’m 5’6” tall and my...

Altering Our DNA With Super Foods

Genetic research has come a very long way; and new discoveries linking our skin and nutrition may mean that our skin can look better than we ever thought possible. There is saying that says the...

Introduction To Holism: All Components of a System Working Together

In order for a to succeed, all the componenets of that group must be working harmoniously and in sync in order to achieve the desired result or results.  In modern terms this can be applied to...

Lose Weight, Gain Confidence in 2012

Find yourself thinking about dropping weight while you watch the ball drop? You’re not alone if you find yourself analyzing your mid-section and comparing yourself to your sequined party guests when the clock chimes twelve. But after sleeping off the bubbly from the night before, will your resolve be as strong or will you slip [...]

History of the Eye Test

History of the Eye Test When one goes to the optician for a routine eye check, you probably don’t think much about the letter chart on the wall or the various tests performed to ascertain any changes in the quality of your vision. So where did it all begin? As far back as 1623, Benito [...]

Beat Insomnia with your Bedroom Design

Around one third of the population suffers from insomnia. The effects of sleep deprivation can be far more severe than just “feeling tired during the day.” Sleep deprivation can have a serious impact on your health and wellbeing, and is one of the leading sources of car accidents too. Insomnia is caused by many different [...]

Getting a Relaxing Massage

Sometimes all we need is a nice, hour-long relaxing massage to get out of whatever funk we’re in. College students are always looking for ways to relax after their long commutes. Getting a relaxing massage could help them get refreshed before heading back to school. Once you start getting massages you’ll become hooked because of [...]

Some Of The Surprising Benefits Of Adding A Walk In Shower To Your Home

With the hectic lifestyle that many of us have today, and the pressures of modern life, many of us find ourselves constantly rushing around without the time to actually enjoy ourselves and relax. This, accompanied by the desire to achieve greater efficiency and save money on heating and water, is probably the biggest contributor of the [...]

Hayfever: What Is It And How Do You Treat It?

Hayfever or Rhinitis affects thousands of people each year in the UK with symptoms ranging from inflammation of the nose, sneezing, blocked nose, itching and a runny nose. Eyes and the sinuses can also become inflamed and irritated. The cause of hayfever is varied, but is typically due to infection, reactions to medicine, triggers from [...]

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Personal Wellness for Caregivers of Aging Parents

Taking on the role of primary caregiver can be difficult. According to an article on Yahoo Voices, the “sandwich generation,” a group of people...

Experimental drug is Working to Improve Post-Stroke Recovery

After a stroke, management and preservation of brain cells is extremely important. Years of testing and trials have produced a treatment believed to promote...

Nostalgic Carhops Deal with Modern Hazards

As a teenager, you never think that obtaining a part-time job could be hazardous to your health. But, for those who choose to work...

Some Of The Surprising Benefits Of Adding A Walk In Shower To Your Home

With the hectic lifestyle that many of us have today, and the pressures of modern life, many of us find ourselves constantly rushing around without the time to actually enjoy ourselves and relax. This, accompanied by the desire to achieve greater efficiency and save money on heating and water, is probably the biggest contributor of the [...]

4 Tips to Handling Stress Following a Car Accident

Did you know that stress could cause negative effects to your body, brain and behavior? Headaches, sleeplessness, upset stomach, irritability, and alcohol abuse are...