August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 2)

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According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizations are one of the top ten public health accomplishments of the 20th century. This is because it has helped save millions of lives since its inception. Now it has been decided that the month of August be dedicated to celebrating the National Immunization […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 1)

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This August, medical institutions and nonprofit organizations, along with other sectors of society, are celebrating the National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). The purpose of promoting immunization among Americans is to remind them of the benefits that immunization brings to people regardless of their age. All the activities are geared towards encouraging individuals and their families […]

Fight Spring Allergies with Nature’s Best Edibles

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It always seems like allergy season is becoming worse and worse each year. Warmer temperatures have led to earlier springs and longer allergy seasons, while higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have led to more potent and allergenic pollen. While happy, chirping birds and cherry-blossom festivals might highlight the beauty of spring, it […]

Common Sores and Other Mouth Irritations You Should Know About

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Your oral health is not limited to your teeth. Sores or irritations can also develop in and around your mouth. Fortunately, they usually heal on their own within a week or two. Although several types of soft-tissue disturbances can affect the mouth, we will be discussing four common ones: canker sores, cold sores, leukoplakia and […]

Six Spring Illnesses to Avoid This Season

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It’s springtime and everyone’s ready for a good time outdoors! Birds chirping, flowers in full bloom, leaves greener than ever—everything looks spectacular and colorful. While winter has been harshly cold, spring offers the perfect weather to go out and have fun. However, there are some diseases and sicknesses that are common during the spring season. […]

Living without Dairy Products

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Lactose is the natural sugar found in milk and in most dairy products. People who are lactose intolerant have inadequate lactase, which can help in digesting lactose. For this reason, they suffer from diarrhea, stomach aches, and others right after taking in dairy products. However, their intolerance differs from their levels of sensitivity to lactose. […]

Easy Ways to Relax before Bed

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You are too tired but you realize you can’t sleep. Your mind is off to somewhere—to the piles of documents that you have to review for the next day’s meeting, to the altercation that happened between you and your best friend, and to a lot of other things. So how can you possibly go to […]

How to Encourage Your Child to Eat Vegetables

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It is not easy to tell your child to eat vegetables especially if he is used to eating in fast food restaurants. He only knows fried chicken, burger, and fries. Worried because he is not eating healthy, you should begin including veggies in his daily meals. If you have no idea how, here are easy […]

5 Ways to Prevent Onset of Arthritis

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Why see yourself living with arthritis when you get old when you can prevent its coming? Why live with pain and ruin your quality of life when you can find ways to still take part in your future children’s and grandchildren’s activities in school? Really, do not look forward to having arthritis. Instead, think about […]

Overcoming Procrastination

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Procrastination is when you opt to delay accomplishing a task that should have been done earlier or the previous days. It is when you are not able to finish your activities for the day that before you know it, your list of to-dos is already cluttered with unfinished jobs and you no longer have an […]

Ways to Prevent Back Pain at Work

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With back pain as one of the typical reasons people miss their work you should take notice of this at the first sign. You should not wait for it to worsen. You should be able to address it immediately so you need not see a doctor (at least not yet). Here are ways to do […]