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Are you suffering from bad back pain? If yes, it’s more than likely that you’ve ventured onto the web to find out what’s caused your back pain and how you can alleviate it. New research into these searches, conducted by OTTY Sleep, reveals our biggest back pain queries and where in the UK people suffer the most from a bad back. The data comes just two months after it was announced a number of patients are still waiting upwards of a year for help for chronic back pain. Understandably, the pandemic has put more pressure on...

There are so many benefits to playing tennis that it’s hard to list them all. However, we’ve broken them down into five important categories, all of which give you a great reason to take up tennis. Physical Health Any exercise is good for your physical health, and this is also true for tennis. Running around the tennis court is a great way to get the heart pumping and burn those calories. This can make tennis a good way of losing weight, but it’s also a perfect way to stay in shape. The better you get, the more of...

Millions of people undergo surgery every year. Surgery may be elective or emergency. It is advisable to get as much information about the surgery recommended by your healthcare provider. It’s within your right to inquire about anything they would like to know about the surgery they may need. Asking questions about the surgeon’s surgical loupes may not be beneficial to you. Although asking questions concerning your insurance coverage may be very informative. Before agreeing to undergo surgery, you need to ask your...

The coolest part about living in “the future” or, rather, the digital age, is all of the cool technology that is going to let us live longer, happier lives. But not only are we going to be healthier and living longer…we are going to be having a lot more fun doing it, too! Here are the 4 coolest pieces of medical tech that will impact your life. Telemedicine At this point in the coronavirus pandemic, you are probably familiar with the term telemedicine. But if you are not, here’s a brief synopsis. Telemedicine refers...

Starting any career takes time, resources, and dedication. This is why you’re encouraged to choose your favored career early in life, because you’re at an age where you can afford to spend years in education and have the energy and resolve to bounce back from the setbacks you could face. For the same reasons, people rarely change careers once they’ve already committed to a certain profession.  This is a problem if you want to pursue a career in medicine. The journey to becoming a doctor or nurse, for instance, traditionally...

Just because you have to wear a uniform to work, it doesn’t mean it can’t be on trend! There are plenty of ways to personalize your healthcare and beauty uniform, whether that’s colors, badges, styles, or fits. Here are some hints to keep your uniform looking fashion-forward that you can try out for yourself – just make sure you adhere to your workplace uniform policy. Tunics and Shirts There is a huge range of styles to choose from when it comes to uniforms. It’s important to always choose items...

For university and college students, things can feel overwhelming. Sure, having the help of an essay writing service or another tool or device of a similar nature can lighten the load, but it can only go so far to make the hectic college schedule better. Not only that, many students deal with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in some form, making life just a bit more difficult. But thankfully, there are tips that can help those who struggle with focusing get on track and not feel...

We all love to wear sunglasses, especially in the summer, as the strong direct sunlight can damage your eyes, yet you cannot automatically assume that all sunglasses are the same. Looks can be confusing; a dark tint does not offer any protection against UV rays, for example, and when buying sunglasses, you should always look for the UV rating. Great Styles Designer sunglasses come in a wide range of styles, including Aviator and Wayfarers, both of which are very popular. When you buy from a leading online supplier, you receive...

Summer is right around the corner. Usually this would mean millions of Brits firing up the BBQ to enjoy al fresco dining with family and friends. However, due to Covid-19, the country has been on lockdown since March, meaning that social gatherings are no longer allowed as we tackle this pandemic. While this may be the case, it doesn’t mean that you can’t have a BBQ in the sunshine with members of your household — or even yourself if you live alone. The government insists that making use of your personal outdoor space will...

There is a wider spectrum of situations that lead to medical malpractice suits than most people realise. It’s not only breach of duty or negligence that can see a doctor being sued – failure to tell a patient of possible side effects related to a certain medication or leaving a swab inside a stomach on the operating theatre have both been the cause of malpractice claims in recent times. There are certain circumstances, however, that appear more than others on cases filed, these are listed below. Diagnosis Failure A...