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December, 2012

  • 28 December

    Preparing for a Transition to Assisted Living

    Conflicting Feelings Transitioning from a home to senior living centers or an assisted living situation can be a difficult and dramatic change in the life of the elderly. Sometimes it is a welcome change, but sometimes this transition is accompanied by feelings of anger and resentment over the perceived loss …

  • 28 December

    How To Avoid Holiday Health Pitfalls

    Despite the best of intentions the holidays can wreak havoc on your health. Between the stress of shopping and entertaining and the tendency to overindulge at holiday parties, even the most disciplined of us can fall into unhealthy habits before the New Year. Here are a few of the most …

  • 28 December

    The Health Benefits Of Spending Time With Loved Ones

    Sometimes the thought of spending extended time with your family and loved ones can seem very stressful but according to the latest research, being surrounded by those closest to you can relieve stress, encourage healthy eating habits and even help you quit smoking. Here are just a few reason to …

  • 20 December

    Enjoying Winter’s Mushrooms

    Mushrooms are available year-round but many varieties are at their peak during the winter months.With their high nutrition content and their rich, earthy flavor mushrooms make a great addition to virtually any dish whether it’s an omelette for breakfast or a salad for lunch. There are thousands of types of …

  • 20 December

    Taking Pradaxa? 4 Questions You Need to Ask Your Doctor

    Pradaxa is a pharmaceutical medicine that is used to lessen your risks of stroke and blood clots in patients who are at risk for AFib. Atrial fibrillation causes the heart to beat abnormally and the anticoagulant in Pradaxa helps reduce the risks of clots forming throughout your body. As with …

  • 19 December

    New Study Finds People Living Longer But With More Disability

    The health situation around the globe is beginning to look much like the one we are facing here in the United States. Incidents of premature death are low, incidents of disability are high and an abundance of food is causing more of a problem than lack of food. A new …

  • 19 December

    The Most Important Factors In Increasing Longevity

    With the New Year looming, and most of us already thinking about putting down the cookies and getting back into shape, its a good time to reflect on how the habits we adopt have a direct effect of our health. A tremendous amount of research was done this year on …

  • 17 December

    Gym equipment shopping tips

    Buying gym equipment and exercise machines is not easy. The range of different exercise equipment is huge. Gym equipment and exercise machines can also range in quality, price and effectiveness, so knowing what is right for you can be difficult. Before you buy any gym or fitness equipment, it is …

November, 2012

  • 10 November

    Healthy herbs and spices you should be getting more of

    Health food is too often considered to be pretty bland fare. The good news is that there are many herbs and spices that not only make your food taste great but are also great for your health. Here are just a few that are easy to work into any number …

  • 2 November

    Eating healthy and on a budget

    Eating healthy does not mean that you have to break the bank We are going to bring you several ways today that you can eat healthy without spending a lot of money. In a day and age where people sacrifice their health for “fast food” that they assume is cheap, …