Health And Fitness

CrossFit Programs
1 FEBRUARY 2014

CrossFit Explained

CrossFit For Everyone Beware if you call CrossFit a gym. Misconceptions abound when it comes to differentiating CrossFit from the other methods and venues for people to work out. There is, in fact, a journal outlining the methodology of CrossFit. This journal dispels the belief that there is no beginners program and that CrossFit is […]

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8 JANUARY 2014

Fitness Program Basics

Start Planning a Fitness Program Today Planning, starting and sticking to a fitness program is an age old challenge. The winter holidays offer a tsunami of reasons to eat more and move less. The Mayo Clinic offers advice on the basics components of a fitness program. Tips for Fitness Program Success Find a work out […]

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30 OCTOBER 2013

Diabetes Health Effects – Myths and Facts

Understanding Diabetes Grasping the breadth and depth of diabetes is challenging because this disease is sneaky at first, however it impacts organs and causes a host of health issues over time. When sugar levels are out of control the immune system is opened to all sorts of attacks. Diabetes Myths Myth: Diabetes is not that […]

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Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer
5 OCTOBER 2013

Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness There is reason for optimism in 2013 as new breast cancer treatments are showing great promise. The fatality rate for breast cancer has declined by over one third in the U.S. over the last 23 years. Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns have made a positive impact on reducing risks of breast cancer through […]

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Yoga Health Benefits
29 AUGUST 2013

Long Term Health Benefits of Yoga

Research Supports Yoga’s Long Term Impacts on Health Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines to achieve peacefulness of body and mind, helping you relax and manage stress and anxiety. “Here we have shown, to our knowledge for the first time, that there are rapid (within 2 hours of start of practice) and significant gene […]

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1 AUGUST 2013

Cataract Symptoms and Treatments

Cataracts Are Common Cataracts are one of the leading causes of visual impairment in the United States, and as the aging population grows, the incidence of cataracts is expected to rise as well. During Cataract Awareness Month this August, the American Academy of Ophthalmology advises seniors and their caregivers to learn the important facts about […]

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Juvenile Artthritis
28 JUNE 2013

Juvenile Arthritis Symptoms and Treatment

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is a complex family of musculoskeletal disorders consisting of more than 100 different diseases or conditions that destroy joints, bones, muscles, cartilage and other connective tissues, hampering or halting physical movement. Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that can develop in […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips
28 JUNE 2013

Fireworks Safety Tips

Prevent Eye Injuries from Fireworks! Prevent Blindness America warns that there is no safe way for nonprofessionals to use fireworks. It is only safe to enjoy the splendor and excitement of fireworks at a professional display. Most fireworks injuries occur during the one month period surrounding the Fourth of July. Fireworks devices were involved in […]

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Common Health Issues for Men
3 JUNE 2013

Common Health Issues for Men

Focus on Men’s Health Thanks to the efforts of the Men’s Health Network, along with research conducted by universities, hospitals and governmental agencies, information on men’s health issues are readily available to help clear up a host of misconceptions. Statistics show that women are much more likely to take proactive steps towards better health than […]

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Migraine & Headache Awareness
1 JUNE 2013

Migraine and Headache Awareness

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month The National Headache Foundation established Migraine and Headache Awareness Month as an annual event to further awareness of headache and migraine as legitimate neurobiological diseases. Each June information and blogs from a host of participants are distributed focusing on causes, prevention and treatment options. Five Ways You Can Treat a […]

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