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June is National Safety Month: What You Should Know

 June 1, 2015

June is National Safety Month… and do you even care? Most of us are aware of this observance; however, most of us also care less, thinking that it is the responsibility of the government – or the agency concerned – to create programs to eliminate or reduce risks at workplaces, communities and home. This is […]

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

 May 28, 2015

It’s May and it’s Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. The American Academy of Dermatology launches “Who’s Got Your Back” campaign this year to highlight the importance of applying sunscreen at the back, it being the most common location for Melanoma. But what makes this observance significant?   Melanoma News Today writes that, “Melanoma is […]

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

 May 28, 2015

With May being the National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, it is but right that you begin thinking of ways (in case you haven’t started yet) to become physically active. According to Shellie Pfohl, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition executive director, “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the ideal time for every […]

Spring Illnesses & How to Avoid Them

 May 11, 2015

The coming of spring feels exciting to most of us. It is the sign that the cold, dark gloom of winter has passed. We begin to enjoy warmer weather, longer days and more sunshine. However, spring brings with it its own health concerns. Be aware of these conditions that many have with the coming of […]

Are Energy Drinks Bad for My Health: Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks

 May 4, 2015

It’s hard to believe that there was a time not so long ago when the local convenience store did not have two or three coolers devoted only to energy drinks. The trend started slowly, with a funny tasting beverage called Red Bull that claimed to give us ‘wings’. Once Red Bull proved a success, a […]

How to Eat Now to Prevent Problems Later

 April 20, 2015

Health scientists and medical researchers have confirmed that there are areas of the world in which people have maximum life spans. These areas are coastal Asia, California, and the Mediterranean countries such as Italy and Sicily. People living in these areas tend to have lifestyles that have proven to contribute to longer-than-average lifestyles. Diet is […]

5 Health Questions on Yahoo Answers That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

 April 13, 2015

5 Health Questions on Yahoo Answers That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head If you want to see some funnies from yahoo answers, this is the article to read. Yahoo has provided us a channel where we can ask any question in different categories and in a few minutes you could get an answer. But […]

Things You Don’t Know About National Women and Girls HIV/Aids Awareness Day

 March 16, 2015

Things You Don’t Know About National Women and Girls HIV/Aids Awareness Day Are you aware of the National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day? Well now you are! Read on to learn more. We are all aware of the disease called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS(acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), and we are aware that every […]

March is National Nutrition Month

 March 9, 2015

March is National Nutrition Month Since March is National Nutrition Month, take heed of these takeaways from this awareness campaign. Ever heard that March is National Nutrition Month? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics made this yearly campaign on March to drive focus to the importance of eating right healthy food and developing exercising habits. […]

4 Easy Ways to Help Your Heart be Healthier

 March 2, 2015

It’s natural for us to sometimes act before we think – and we do have a tendency to forget that some of the things we do are harmful to our health, especially our heart. That is why we should remember some things to help our heart keep on running smoothly. We don’t want our heart […]