If men had it their way, they would probably never set foot in a hospital or any other medical setting. In fact, they come up with tons of excuses not ...
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Your friend is desperate and needs someone to help him move. You agree, even though the only heavy lifting you’ve done lately is getting the remote control. Your friend is a lousy packer, and his “few boxes” are big. And heavy. Eager to get it done, you lift the boxes all wrong: with your back. [...]
As the summer months approach, more and more people start to spend time outside. Enjoying all that nature has to offer is good for your health—if you stay safe. Here are picnic and outdoor safety tips to prevent three common illnesses and injuries: food poisoning, drowning, and burns. 1. Food Poisoning Food poisoning comes from [...]
It seems every decade sees two or three new diets weave their way into the framework of our eating styles. Established in the early 2000s, the Paleo diet has gained a lot of steam. How does it compare with the popular Mediterranean diet? Read on to find out. Going “Caveman” The Paleo, or Caveman diet [...]
So many people continue to jump on the gluten-free diet bandwagon, but few actually know what gluten even is—let alone why this diet is even necessary. For the uninitiated, the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) explains gluten as a binding agent found in foods such as wheat, barley, and rye. For those with celiac disease, this [...]
We hear about gruesome deaths all the time on TV—car crashes, gun violence, and natural disasters. It might come as a surprise that the No.1 killer in America is none other than heart disease. Here are some more sobering facts on heart disease in the United States, provided by the Heart Foundation: ● Every 34 [...]