Entries Posted in"Health"

The challenges of a first time mother- what it takes to become a mother

Published December 2, 2016

A few years back, I never wanted the thought of being a mother to ever cross my mind. I associated being a mother with staying at home all day attending to boring house chores and so I wanted nothing to do with it. My life was okay and I didn’t want anything that would interfere with it. I loved fashion and I always kept abreast with the latest in the fashion world. I had a great body which looked great in almost all kinds of clothes. I loved wearing fancy short dresses, shorts, skirts and leggings. Any cloth that would […]

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Exercise: Doing it Right

Published June 2, 2015

You probably had no idea that you could do exercises to improve your posture. There are certain types of exercises that can help improve your posture as well as your back health. The best kind of exercises you can to do obtain better posture focus on strengthening your core muscles such as your abdomen and pelvic region. These exercises are going to make you work up a sweat but you will notice a difference in your posture as well as how your back feels on a day to day basis. Here are some of the posture exercises that will help […]

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Helping Your Kids Stand Tall

Published March 26, 2015

There are so many people who continuously suffer anxiety disorders and low self-esteem. It can keep them from doing the things that they used to love to do, or keep them from getting up out of bed in the morning. Many of these individuals feel hopeless and feel as if they will never overcome this obstacle. But there is help available to people who truly need it. You need to watch out for signs of low self-esteem and lend a helping hand when you are able to. Here are some of the most common signs that someone you love may […]

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Access To Health Care Is Threatened With Roll-out Of Medicaid

Published December 31, 2014

It wasn’t my cup of Arabica that was making me edgy. It was the fact that my dad’s a doctor that had me going through the following news feature. Through Medicaid, millions of Americans are gaining insurance. But as they do so, the Obama administration-backed program which is set to make payment cuts to many doctors prompted some physicians and other advocates to voice out warnings that the reductions could spell difficulty in getting adequate care for Medicaid patients. For primary care in 2013 and 2014, The Affordable Care Act actually allowed a big increase in payments of Medicaid. The […]

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What is Best: Electronic or Manual Pumps?

Published November 22, 2014

Picking out a good breast pump can be a real task. There are lots of questions to consider and contemplate such as: what will last the longest? What will the baby like? What will be the most comfortable? All of these are good questions, and can be answered with a little bit of research. First off, the big different between electronic and manual pumps is just that: one works electronically while the other one requires you to do the pumping. Lots of mothers complain about the manual pumps and say that they are hard work – which they are. Mothers […]

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Breast Feeding: Good for the Baby, and You!

Published November 22, 2014

Breast feeding is a big deal when raising an infant, but it can be a real task. Some mother’s don’t agree with breast feeding while others fully believe in it and do it avidly for all of their children in the infant stage. Whether you believe in it or not, there are proven benefits that breast feeding can have. These benefits aren’t just for the baby however, even though the baby has a number of nutritional benefits he/she can get from breast feeding, but the mother can benefit from it as well! This is the part that a lot of […]

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Dog Days No More!

Published August 19, 2014

As a dog owner, it is crucial that you instill a positive personality and feeling in your dog. Having a dog that just mopes around, is uncomfortable all the time, and just doesn’t want to be around anybody can really ruin purpose of companionship with a dog. One of the biggest things that dog owners fail with is making sure their dog has enough physical activity. Not giving your dog enough physical activity can put him on the fast track to the description that I just gave. Don’t let your dog have anymore dog days! Depending on what kind of […]

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Allergies In Dogs Are More Treatable Than You Think

Published August 19, 2014

One of the most uncomfortable feelings is having a bad case of excessive allergies. Constantly feeling like your head is caving in mixed in with the non-stop sneezing, runny nose, and/or coughing can really turn your day into one that is miserable. Believe it or not, we’re not alone in sharing this feeling. Dogs too can have allergies; sometimes even worse. However, just like humans are able to treat their allergies with some form of drug, dogs are again not alone. The use of benadryl has quickly become a go-to drug to give dogs who suffer from allergies. Just like […]

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Programs in the Medical Field Prosper: From Drugs to Physical Therapy

Published May 26, 2014

Some careers never go out of fashion, and this is certainly true for medical careers such as pharmacy and physical Therapy. Although both of these fields involve long term study in order to be qualified, you are pretty much guaranteed a job for life and can expect to earn a decent salary. As a pharmacist you can expect to have to take approximately 3-4 years of professional training which will lead to you holding a Doctor of Pharmacy certification. Top schools in the US include the University of California, University of North Carolina, University of Minnesota, University of Texas, University […]

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Alternative Therapies: How to help yourself by doing something you enjoy

Published May 21, 2014

The key to having a higher quality of life will depend on doing things you enjoy and working toward good health. Take the time to consider types of alternative therapy and how these may benefit your health. Cooking for Fun Most people are fully aware that cooking can be a great hobby to enjoy. The benefits of good food are always a huge motivator for the chef. Consider investing in some cooking classes that will allow you to associate with others and enjoy the social aspect; you don’t need to have a PHD in culinary arts to enjoy cooking with […]

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