The Advantages and Disadvantages of Contact Lenses

Contact lenses have been around for many decades. In the beginning, they were used primarily by athletes that normally needed eyeglasses to correct their vision. In rough sporting activities, conventional eyeglass frames had and still have a tendency to break. Today, this has been resolved by the development of sports …

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Why you should not Drink Coffee at Night

Drinking coffee is something that is part of almost every individual’s daily routine. Coffee is the most popular drink in the world to indulge in first thing in the morning and get a much needed boost of energy from the caffeine content, as well as proving to be a warm …

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Foods to help Depression

We all feel a little down every now and then, and often this is caused by conflict and stress in our lives rather than clinical depression. Chances are you will feel better when the situation is resolved, and remaining optimistic about your circumstances will help. But what if there isn’t …

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Self Care Tips for Sinus Pain especially from Sinusitis

Your head hurts. Your face aches. You can’t breathe through your nose. If you haven’t been mugged or recently participated in a boxing match, chances are you’ve got a sinus infection, or perhaps just the inflammation associated with sinusitis. You may wish to visit a doctor to make sure you …

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Reducing Trans Fat Consumption

Trans fats come largely from hydrogenated vegetable oils and and are used extensively in most processed foods. Partially hydrogenated oil are used despite a long history of research confirming their health risks. Trans fats both lower HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol) and at the same time raise your LDL cholesterol …

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Side Effects of Omnicef

Omnicef is in the category of antibiotics. This is a very versatile drug that treats a variety of bacteria stemming from bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, ear infections, and skin infections. It is possible to have an allergy to this antibiotic. If you are taking Omnicef, and you have hives, trouble breathing, …

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A new way to look at being old

A new definition for old? Here’s a suggestion: When referring to someone well advanced in years why not just replace some of the obviously offending terms used with the more uplifting expressions already available. For starters, take a look at how older people think of themselves. Most people beyond the …

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How to Eat Healthy

Shopping for food can be very confusing in our health-obsessed world in which marketers try to convince us that their foods are healthy. When we have to choose between different products we are often confused by labels such as “organic”, “fortified”, and “low fat”. But just because a product claims …

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What is a Mild Closed Head Injury

Closed head injuries account for many hospital admissions in the United States and it is estimated that around 550,000 cases are reported each year around the country. These numbers are likely to grow more as its major contributor, the road traffic or motor traffic accidents are also in a rising …

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Breast Cancer Myths vs Facts

Breast Cancer: Facts vs Myths Breast cancer will claim the lives of about 40,170 women and 440 men in the United States this year. (1) The good news is that many more are surviving this disease than ever before. So while over 192,000 U.S. women will be told they have …

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