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A Glass Of Infection Protection

Some old wives' tales are harmful, some contain a kernel of truth, and some hit the nail right on the head. One old home remedy has been proven absolutely correct in recent scientific studies: Drinking cranberry juice can prevent bladder infections, also known as urinary tract infections (UTIs).

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Take Care of Your Body Before It's Too Late!!

We take our bodies for granted. I know I do. I know I did, for years and years, right?

Growing up I did all the reckless kid things (at least what I can remember). I loved to climb on the roof of the garage and jump into the above-ground pool. My brother and I used to ride our bikes and j...

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Flu-Like Symptoms May Spell Bigger Trouble

Planning a vacation in the mountains? Dreaming about swooshing down the slopes or blazing new trails in the woods? If this is your first trip thousands of feet above sea level, you may want to keep some things in mind. Altitude sickness affects millions of people each year and turns many dream va...

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KEEPING TRACK OF EVERYTHING

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Make it a Habit

At the ripe age of 58, as a full-time working woman with 2 adult children and a grandson on the way, I feel very happy to share my secrets of how to become healthy and stay healthy.

Here's what I know:

1) The heart muscles have to work 24/7, must be defect-free and be able to carry the...

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Water and my tooth brush

I have lost four pounds in the last two weeks.
I attribute this primary success to two changes.

I have been brushing my teeth after every meal (tooth paste makes cheating less appealing). My fresh mouth reminds me that I am committed to changing some dietary habits in exchange for more h...

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Lifting Safely To Avoid Injury (continued)

Take a painkiller and take it easy. Aspirin or ibuprofen, gentle massage and bed rest may be the best thing for the first couple of days after you hurt your back. No aerobics, jogging, or tennis until the pain goes away. Just lie in bed on your back with a pillow under your knees or on your side ...

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Tips for Living Healthy

What is your current perception of what “healthy” really means? Is that eating fat free? Is that making sure you workout for 2 hours a day? What about cutting out everything you love that may not be the healthiest choice for you? All of these are NOT things that should even be considered when think...

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Lifting Safely To Avoid Injury (continued)

Lifting Techniques

5. When handling objects with others, make sure everyone involved understands the direction and purpose of the necessary movements. Discuss the task plans step by step and designate someone to "coach" the lift so that movements are coordinated.

6. If your muscles ...

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Lifting Safely To Avoid Injury (continued)

Lifting Techniques

5. When handling objects with others, make sure everyone involved understands the direction and purpose of the necessary movements. Discuss the task plans step by step and designate someone to "coach" the lift so that movements are coordinated.

6. If your muscles ...

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