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Massage vs. Bodywork – Is There a Difference? Part 2

by on Oct.29, 2012, under Fitness

Now, I can hear many people saying, “she was sick for three days and you say GREAT?”

Oh, yes. My next words to her were, “you didn’t want to keep that inside you, did you? Who knows how that would have manifested?” (continue reading…)

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It’s the Rage

by on Oct.23, 2012, under Children's Health

Have you ever overreacted to something that happened at a sporting event? Maybe an umpire called your son out at a Little League baseball game, and you were sure he made it to home plate ahead of the ball. If you ran onto the field screaming and cursing at the umpire, you exhibited a growing phenomenon called sport rage. (continue reading…)

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Massage vs. Bodywork – Is There a Difference? Part 1

by on Oct.18, 2012, under Fitness

There are many massage therapists and types of bodyworkers working in the health industry. It can get confusing figuring out who is who and who can do what. Here are some tips that may help you to choose the right therapist. (continue reading…)

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Useful Tips for Lowering Stress at Work

by on Oct.10, 2012, under Health

Shake your “booty.” Whether you are on the verge of exploding or you’re just feeling a little tense, exercise will almost always help lower your stress level. If you are healthy and you don’t use this technique you may be suffering from a condition commonly known as “laziness.” (continue reading…)

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Wounds: Bleeding Severely?

by on Oct.04, 2012, under Health

Most people can handle cuts, scrapes, and puncture wounds without much trouble. But when wounds bleed severely, follow these emergency measures: (continue reading…)

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Do You Have Diabetes?

by on Oct.03, 2012, under Diet

If you are over 40 you should have a blood test at least once a year. Ask your doctor to test for cholesterol and for diabetes. My husband’s diabetes went undetected for a year, and now we are working to reverse some of the effects. If it had continued unchecked he could have wound up in a coma or worse. (continue reading…)

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Physical Findings About Apnea

by on Sep.19, 2012, under Health

The physical findings of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) can be obvious from across the room; while asleep, people with OSAHS tend to snore and take long pauses (greater than 10 seconds) in their breathing. (continue reading…)

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Low Chlorine Levels Linked to Infection Outbreaks

by on Aug.31, 2012, under Health

A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a compelling reason to monitor your pool’s and hot tub’s chlorine levels: to prevent infection outbreaks. (continue reading…)

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What are the Laws?

by on Jul.27, 2012, under Fitness

Unfortunately, laws covering the difference between an employee and an independent contractor are man-made. Unlike the speed of light and the number of feet in a mile, there can be a great deal of disagreement on the status of a worker or group of workers. If a state or federal auditor disagrees with any fitness facility’s labeling of a worker as an independent contractor, the results can be disastrous. (continue reading…)

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What You Should Know About Appetite Suppressants. Part 2

by on Jul.03, 2012, under Diet

The ultimate result is that you lose the pounds and keep the weight off easier, without gaining the weight back or binge eating. You can purchase an appetite suppressant, take it with you, and take it every time you feel the urge to eat. What are the names of effective hunger suppressants that are a good value? (continue reading…)

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