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November, 2013

  • 3 November

    Defective Implants: Critical Signs and Symptoms

    Whenever we choose to have something implanted into our body, whether it is out of medical necessity, as in hip or knee replacement surgeries, or for enhancement, as in breast implants, we run the risk of infection and other complications. Making sure the materials used for anything implanted in the …

September, 2013

  • 11 September

    Tips for Hosting a Safe and Healthy BBQ

    If you are planning on inviting people over for a barbecue, it is important to take everyone’s health into consideration. After all, it is likely to be warm, so you should take steps to help everyone stay safe. Additionally, it is a good idea to provide healthier alternatives to the …

  • 4 September

    Taking the Next Step In Your Relationship: Healthy Ways To Move Forward

    If your current relationship is relatively healthy, it is a good idea to consider taking the next step to deepen your level of commitment. Keep in mind that every couple has disagreements sometimes. However, as long as the two of you are able to communicate openly and honestly, you should …

August, 2013

  • 29 August

    Three Different UK Social Work Careers You May Want to Consider

    Jobs in social work can take on many forms. Each one is often vital in ensuring that those in need receive the care that is required for a reasonable standard of living. Those who get involved in social work are often motivated by the opportunity to help people. The people …

  • 8 August

    4 Facts You Should Know Before Filing for Disability

    Unfortunately, 20 percent of Americans have a disability, and half of them need personal assistance in order to take care of their daily tasks. It is possible to become disabled at any point in your life, and this will make it necessary to file for disability. Therefore, it is important …

  • 2 August

    UK Surgery Wait Times and How Private Hospitals and Clinics Are Bringing Them Down

    For some of the most common surgeries, and even for some of the simplest medical procedures, wait times for such procedures, according to the Patients Association, increased between 2010 and 2011. With wait times on the rise, and more and more people needing surgeries such as hip operations and knee …

July, 2013

  • 31 July

    Adults Are Just As Susceptible To Cavities As Kids

    Many people believe that cavities are a dental problem that only kids have to deal with. Unfortunately, this is simply not true. Reaching adulthood does not grant immunity to cavities, even if a person has never had a cavitybefore. In fact, adults must often deal with new problems, such as …

  • 25 July

    How To Protect Yourself From The Sun

    Sunshine

    Shorts? Check! Swimsuit? Check! Sandals? Check! It may sound like you have everything you need for the perfect beach holiday (assuming you’re already in possession of a ticket to somewhere sunny) but have you thought about sun protection? There are lots of reasons why it’s one of the most important …

  • 23 July

    The Scoop on Sleeping Aids

    The focus of this article is primarily on over-the-counter sleep aids. It is common knowledge that labels can be misleading, this is true for all labeling including over-the-counter medications like sleep aids. I worked in a pharmacy for over a year and my patients seemed to be constantly unaware of the …

  • 19 July

    Lose Weight Based Off Of Your Genetics

    Have you been on a diet before? If you have, how did you choose that diet? There are so many different types of diets available how do you know which one is the best for you? If you really want to lose weight or be healthy the diet you choose …