To attract the attention of local communities to the detrimental effects of alcoholism and alcohol-related issues, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence declared the month of April as Alcohol Awareness Month in 1987. Ever since then, Alcohol Awareness Month has continued to reach out to the American public with a valuable message regarding […]
Water and electrolytes are essential for keeping the body hydrated and healthy. Most people are aware of the benefits of regular physical activity and exercise. But one should not forget the importance of keeping the body well hydrated during workouts. For many people drinking plain water is really boring. Sport drinks are a special type […]
Warm showers are definitely pleasant to have, especially in the freezing cold months of the year. Why would anyone torture himself/herself by taking a cold shower in winter? And by cold we mean completely cold, not even warm or lukewarm! Now, this is really a torment!
Housecleaning is something that all of us have to do, whether we like it or not. Physical activity is something we should do, whether we like it or not. This spring why not turn your housecleaning into your exercise program? Doing regular household chores, such as washing the dishes or vacuuming does burn some calories […]
Book Review: The Healthy Woman A Complete Guide for All Ages by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health If you are looking for a one stop resource for women’s health concerns ranging from Heart Disease, Diabetes, Pregnancy, Respiratory Health to Healthy Aging then this is the book you need on […]
Since ages, humans had endeavored to conquer the mountains. From Sir Edmund Hillary to Stacey Allison (First American Woman to climb Mount Everest), to various other gallant warriors who conquered altitude, pushing the normal limits of the body has, in fact, become a challenging game.
Retinal detachment is often referred to as detached retinal or a retinal tear. The retina is the membrane that lies against the back wall of the eye. This light sensitive tissue is responsible for sending images through electrical impulses to the brain.
Are you looking for a way to combine improving your health while improving your knowledge and understanding of God’s word? If so, this would be an excellent bible study for you. This book combines a daily bible study with daily health tips called “Health Bites”.
March 31 is Kick Butts Day. Do you need to quit smoking? Do you need some motivation to do so? In just 20 minutes after quitting you improve your health. Look over the timeline below that outlines the health benefits you will realize when you finally quit smoking.
Save Your Vision month is held every March and aims to increase awareness regarding good eye care. Organized by the American Optometric Association, the main focus of this event is to encourage more people to go for regular eye exams. With computers becoming an everyday part of people’s lives, the risk of eye strain and […]