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Are you thinking about plunging into parenthood? Congrats! There’s nothing more satisfying than having a healthy baby. What you might not know is that your health, long before conception, determines the health of your future baby. For that reason, it’s important to take good care of yourself physically and emotionally before and during pregnancy. Here’s what you should do now to become healthy and enhance your chances of having a trouble-free pregnancy and healthy baby. Take Vitamins The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)...

The majority of people in the developed world spend a significant part of their lives sitting in front of computer screens, looking at their mobile phones, watching TV, or playing video games. That mounts up to a lot of time sat staring at a screen, and it’s not always good for your health. If you don’t take steps to safeguard your wellbeing, you can end up with musculoskeletal problems like a bad back, stiff neck, and aching joints. Constant use of a keyboard can cause repetitive strain injury or contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome....

Fitness trends gain traction very easily, and it’s no surprise; one promise of “lose weight fast” and many people want to try it at least once. What if this one is the one that works? But a lot of these fads tend to be, well, a bit weird. Half of that strangeness goes hand-in-hand with the idea that it will help you lose weight quicker than anything else – “you’ve never tried a twerking fitness class before, so how do you know it won’t work?” Here, we take a look at some of this decade’s...

We all know and understand how important it is to be healthy. Not only is health important now, but your habits also play a critical role in how you live and feel later on in life. That is why you need to clear your life of all the things that are holding your back from being your best self. Whether this is addiction or bad habits that have been progressively sabotaging your health and mental wellbeing, you need to improve your life to be better. Replace those bad habits with good ones, and you will be well on your way to living, and...

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The benefits of quitting smoking are enormous, and they don’t take long to kick in, either. Your body can start feeling better in as few as 20 minutes after your last cigarette, with even bigger benefits down the road. Benefit Timeline Twenty minutes into your journey of quitting, your heart rate returns to a normal level. Carbon monoxide levels in your blood decrease to a normal level after about 12 hours. Once you’ve put down the cigarettes for three months, your lung functioning starts to improve and your risk of heart attack starts...

Based on the statistics from the U.S. Census and the Toxic Release Inventory, the mental health of people who live nearby industrial facilities are adversely affected. Moreover, the adverse effect is higher in the poor and the minorities compared to the effect on whites and wealthier individuals. In this regard, literatures on clinical depression and mental health have recommended that the authorities on public health should study the effects on people’s mental health if they live close to industrial facilities. A fundamental assumption...

A career in nursing can be very rewarding, not least on an emotional level. Nonetheless, it’s your responsibility to ensure that you are seeing the full benefits of working in this field. It can seem like a daunting prospect. But focusing on the five simple ideas below should keep you on the right track throughout the duration of your career. If you can’t look after yourself, how can you possibly take care of others anyway? Confirm That It’s Right For You Anybody with a naturally caring nature may feel that they are suited to a...

Founded in 2014, Elysium Health is a direct-to-consumer science brand that was co-founded by Dr. Leonard Guarente. Dr. Guarente has conducted significant research on the molecular and genetic causes of aging during his career as the director of the Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at MIT. Elysium translates advances in science and technology to create clinically-validated health products that work. At Elysium Health, the company and its leaders care deeply about health. The company’s CEO is Eric Marcotulli. Before his...

Afraid that cooking healthy meals mean you’ll never enjoy food again? Think again.  Cooking healthy food doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on taste, it just means getting creative in the kitchen. In this article, we will review some simple methods where you can prepare and cook simple meals easily and healthily. Teaching Healthy Eating Habits For Life We all know how important it is for our children to acquire healthy eating habits. Giving them a taste for healthy food will help them make better choices in the future. That said, it’s...

Drinking excessive alcohol can never be stated a right choice because it will gift you several health problems in return. Not everyone drinks complete bottles from starting but as the time passes, both the quantity of alcohol and the need to intake increases because you get addicted to it. Alcohol invites several health problems, and sometimes all your money gets disappeared while treating the problems. Health plans are the best way to avoid financial problems and keep the tension of hospital bills away. If you buy a health plan, it doesn’t...