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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Should I Get a Flu Vaccination This Year?

About 36,000 Americans die each year from complications of flu. An estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of U.S. residents get the flu each year with an average of 114,000 people hospitalized for flu-related complications. The flu vaccine is specifically recommended for people who are at high risk for developing serious complications resulting from influenza…

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How to Do if you Got Colds and Flu

During the winter months, colds and flu are appearing commonly. Here are some details if you have got it. Doctor Visit When to See the Doctor You usually do not have to see your doctor if you have signs of a cold or the flu. Most of the time, colds and flu just need to…

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How to Use a Condom

Use a latex condom for anal, oral or vaginal sex, particularly if you are having sex with multiple partners. Although this won’t guarantee you won’t get an STD, using a latex condom reduces your risk for certain diseases. Spermicides are not recommended. Condoms are not 100 percent effective and may not protect you from herpes,…

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Is Obesity in Children a matter of diet or lack of exercise?

Who hasn’t worried about their child’s health? All the studies that have been done indicate that over 1/3 of children today are overweight or obese and we spend lots and lots of research money granted for more studies on why children are getting more and more obese and overweight. Why can’t we stop researching and…

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Insider Tips for Women Watching the Super Bowl

Jenna Lee—host of Fox News Channel’s “Happening Now,” and the newest member of the team—has the skinny on all the football basics, so you’ll convince anyone you’re an expert at this year’s Super Bowl party. Why is Jenna such a fan of the sport? My dad played in the NFL for 14 years and my…

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Should I Get Allergy Shots?

Have you considered allergy shots? They may help you feel better. And for children, shots may help prevent their allergies leading to asthma. Here, you can learn about shots from Ira Finegold, M.D., chief of allergy at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and chairman of the immunotherapy committee for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and…

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IBS, Childbirth and the Recliner

I figure that after working eight hours a day, sleeping eight hours a night, (yeah, I know in reality that isn’t what happens, but these are MY statistics) and the most of the other eight hours either driving the kids somewhere, running errands, cooking, cleaning, watching TV, or being on the computer, the average person…

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How to Have a Personal Breakthrough

I’ve been having what’s technically referred to as “a heck of a time” at work. My job has repeatedly driven me to the brink over the past several months. I would have sworn to you yesterday that there was no hope of redeeming the situation. But I had a personal breakthrough this morning–I simply can’t…

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