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Discover the Cool Secret to Sports Injury Prevention and Treatment

Posted on May 24, 2016

Both kids and adults love playing sports, but athletic activities can sometimes result in painful sports injuries. Each year, high school athletes suffer around two million sports injuries, while more than three million kids under the age of 14 endure sports injuries that require medical treatment. Luckily, there’s now a safe, non-invasive answer for treating and preventing sports injuries called… Read More

Are You One of the 90% of People in Danger of Diabetes in America?

Posted on May 19, 2016

Most people have heard about the problem of diabetes in America and the rapidly rising percent of Americans with diabetes today. But they may not be aware of their personal risk or a preliminary stage of diabetes called prediabetes.The Danger of Diabetes in AmericaAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 86 million Americans are currently affected… Read More

Uncover the Biting Truth About Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Posted on May 10, 2016

Mosquitoes may be tiny bugs, but their bites pose a huge threat to our health. See, mosquito bites can spread a number of mosquito-borne diseases. These diseases are caused by either a virus or by parasites. And with Florida’s year-round warmth and active outdoor lifestyle, residents run a high risk of contracting several mosquito-borne diseases.See Why Florida’s Heat and Humidity… Read More

Why the Shingles Vaccine Has Gone Viral Today

Posted on May 5, 2016

Shingles is viral infection that’s become a concern for millions of people today. But you can reduce your risk for this virus by getting the shingles vaccine. Today, health experts recommend this vaccine to people at risk for shingles, but are you one of the many in danger? Discover all you need to know about the shingles vaccine, such as… Read More

4 Reasons Why Urgent Care Centers are Perfect for Little Health Emergencies [Infographic]

Posted on April 14, 2016

When a health emergency strikes, it can strike fear and doubt about how to treat the problem. Traditionally, the only choices were hospital emergency rooms or trips to a primary care physician’s office. But going to the ER can entail long drives to faraway hospitals, followed by hours of waiting in overburdened facilities and huge medical bills.Yet opting to see… Read More

Why Employers Must Focus on Aging Workforce Safety

Posted on April 11, 2016

Today, people are working much longer than ever. In fact, the Bureau of Labor reported a 101% increase in the employment of workers aged 65 or older between 1997 and 2007, along with a whopping 172% rise in employment of workers aged 75 or older. While workers can be productive at any age, they tend to experience more medical problems… Read More

Regular Exercise Works Out to Relief from Lower Back Pain

Posted on April 6, 2016

Has lower back pain become a real pain for you? You’re not alone. Around 80% of people in the Western world will experience a bout of distressing, disruptive lower back pain at some time in their lives. But according to a new scientific review of back pain prevention published in the JAMA Internal Medicine, maintaining a regular routine of exercises… Read More

Wake Up to the Bone-Chilling Link Between Sleep Apnea and Osteoporosis

Posted on March 28, 2016

Are you one of the millions of people losing sleep at night over the most common sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? According to the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, obstructive sleep apnea affects more than the quality of your sleep, but can actually diminish the health of your bones. The study revealed a strong link between… Read More

Medication Side Effects Can Cause Your Balance To Hang In The Balance

Posted on March 24, 2016

While medication can help you in many ways, medication side effects can also affect your overall balance. See, all medications have side effects, with some having a very lengthy and scary medication side effects list. And for many medications or combinations of medication, some of their side effects end up affecting your balance.Check Up On the Drugs That Affect BalanceOlder… Read More

Sleep On The Link Between Sleep Apnea And Blood Pressure

Posted on March 16, 2016

An estimated 25 million U.S. adults suffer from sleep apnea, which is a life-threatening sleep disorder where a person regularly stops breathing or their breathing becomes so limited that their blood oxygen levels plummet while they’re asleep. With each apnea they experience, their blood pressure drops and their heart rate declines. But once they start to breathe again, both their… Read More

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