How to Quit Smoking While Pregnant

Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous. It may be one thing when adults are making poor decisions and putting their own health at risk. It’s quite another when our youngest and most vulnerable are suffering from the effects of smoking — unborn babies. This, however, is exactly what’s occurring when pregnant women smoke. “There are…

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How to Make Flavored, Heart-Healthy Oatmeal

Single-serving oatmeal packets are tasty and convenient, but they are also expensive and full of sugar and unneeded ingredients. You can make your own healthy, delicious oatmeal that will be just as convenient as single serving packets, but much less expensive and with you controlling the ingredients and sugar content. Oatmeal is a nutritious addition…

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Breastfeeding vs. Bottle Feeding

Breastfeeding is the act of giving human milk to an infant. The mother, after she has given birth, has colostrum built up in her breast for the newborn to drink. Colostrum acts as a natural laxative for the baby because it so high in protein and low in fat and sugar. The colostrum contains important immunities…

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Posture Throughout the Day

How to Improve Your Posture Posture is so important for us because good posture is the foundation for a lot of things in life. It affects our back and spine health, how the world perceives us, the quality of our exercises, and good posture can even make you look 10 pounds thinner! Here are five…

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Must Haves for New Mommies 2017

“Must Have” Products for New Mommies by Crystal Hartzell Preparing for your newborn can be an overwhelming and frustrating task. There are so many products on the market that clam to be the “must have” for new moms. Of course we all know the basics like crib, car seat, stroller, bottles, clothes, diaper bag, diapers,…

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RDW High: What does it Mean in Blood Test

What is RDW in Blood Test and What’s Normal Range? Red blood cell distribution width (RDW or RDW-CV) is the measurement derived from red blood cell distribution width analyzed by hematology machines as a part of complete blood count, a laboratory test to identify some blood related disorders such as anemia. Red blood cell’s normal size is up…

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Hyperextended Knee: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

A hyperextended knee is a common sports injury that can vary in severity from a mild and temporary inconvenience to a major knee injury. When the stretched Knee goes beyond the maximum level of being straight. This results in the backward movement of your knee and causes hyper extended knee. It is mostly occurred as a result of…

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Does WiFi Cause Cancer

One more crazy, tinfoil hat health concern has popped up, and with any luck, it’ll be shattered before it gets any steam. UK scientists have announced that there isn’t any research to show that there’s more danger from having a Wifi router in your home than from having a television-and no, that doesn’t mean that…

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Malignant Mesothelioma: Who is at Risk

Asbestos is a natural substance mined from the earth. It is a mineral which has strong resistance for heat. Because of such quality, asbestos is often used in many industrial applications. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) there are six types of fibrous minerals known as asbestos. They include amosite,…

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Correct ICD 9 Code for Knee Pain

ICD 9 code for knee pain is not a very familiar term for common people and is mostly used by doctors or patients who are looking for a solution to knee injuries. These codes are used and implemented by medical professionals to understand the condition of the patient and the treatment done or required for…

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