Flushing drugs may contaminate water, and tossing them in the trash may not be any safer.
How Can Hip Injuries Be Prevented?
It's difficult to prevent all hip injuries, says Fred Redfern, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he says that proper conditioning and avoiding extremes of motion can help prevent some hip injuries.
6 Heart Health Mistakes Made by Women—and How to Avoid Them
Even though you think you’re being careful, it’s still easy to slip up when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. Johns Hopkins experts give tips on how to stay on track Research Shows Take Diabetes Seriously Women under 60 who have diabetes have up to four times the risk of developing coronary artery disease as women without diabetes, Johns Hopkins research has shown—much higher than previously believed. Women notoriously take care of everybody else while minimizing their own health needs. Learn the warning signs of diabetes and take steps to get blood sugar under control Two other conditions related to heart disease that more often strike women are depression and rheumatoid arthritis. Despite the fact…
Bob Vila's Top 5 Tips for Spring Home Pest Proofing
In this video from PestWorld, Bob Vila explains his top 5 must-do Spring home pest-proofing tips to keep your property pest-free. For more on pest-proofing: ...
Infographic: How to SPOT Skin Cancer™
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Intuitive Eating: Learn to Listen to Your Body
Your body is trying to tell you something But all of the noisy information overload about diets, superfoods, and exercise can make it hard to hear. Diets and exercise plans – with their emphasis on rules and regulations – prevent many people from being able to tune in and listen to their body. Nurturing your body instead of harming it can help you reconnect with signals of hunger, fullness, and food preference. This can help restore a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Is there a difference between mindful eating and intuitive eating? · Allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through food selection and preparation by respecting your own inner wisdom. · Using all your senses in choosing to eat food that is both…
People with kidney problems, especially those on dialysis, should not eat too many potassium-rich foods. The health care provider will recommend a special diet High blood pressure usually has no symptoms. The only way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to get regular blood pressure checks from your health care provider If you already have high blood pressure, it is important to prevent it from getting worse or causing complications. You should get regular medical care and follow your prescribed treatment plan. Your plan will include healthy lifestyle habit recommendations and possibly medication. For reliable information on blood pressure, or any health related topic, contact the Health Information Center . Staffed by…
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
Sleep Tips for Shift Workers
If you work 2nd or 3rd shift, getting satisfying sleep can be difficult. Follow these tips to establish a routine for quality sleep.
Independent Physicians Struggle to Get Paid Equally
The 2016 Physicians Practice Fee Schedule Survey reveals how much more employed docs get paid than independent physicians for certain CPT codes.