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Social Wellness - What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Have you made an effort to establish genuine personal relationships with family, friends, and colleagues? Are you involved in your community or local organizations? Do you take time out of the day to put away your phone and spend one on one time with the ones you love? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're well on...
10 Basic First Aid Practices That Can Save Lives
Basic first aid is something everyone should know at least a little bit about. Whether you’re becoming a nurse, or just want to know enough to be helpful until professional help arrives, having an idea of how to handle emergency situations is extremely helpful. It can even help save a life if you know what you’re doing. This doesn’t...
The Carnivore Diet - What You Need To Know
The carnivore diet is a surging new diet fad you may have seen making the rounds on social media. It is one of the more simple diets to hit the market in recent years, while still promoting amazing rewards and benefits. I'm going to cover all of the information you need to know about the carnivore diet before giving...
5 Essential Alzheimer’s Resources For Caregivers
Recent data from the Alzheimer’s Association shows that almost eleven million people in America are caregivers for family members who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. They estimate that this group of volunteers donates almost eighteen billion hours of health care every year. This amounts to nearly $220 billion in labor that goes unpaid and does not include the lost...
Wellness In the Built Environment
As the term “wellness” becomes increasingly ubiquitous, the focus tends to be on individual proactive methods which demand that in order to be “well,” we must employ a rigorous daily routine. For example, a wellness routine might include twenty minutes of meditation, a healthy diet, a minimum of thirty minutes of exercise, mindfulness, self-care, and the list goes on....
Everything You Need To Know About Ankle Sprains
An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries out there. But how many of you actually know what it is? In this article, I'll highlight everything you need to know about ankle sprains, including grading, diagnosing, treating, and rehabbing. What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to one of your body's ligaments. Ligaments are rope-like...
9 Non-Surgical Treatments For Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition in today’s population, made even more prevalent by the increasing amount of aging Baby Boomers and the obesity epidemic. In this article, I'll review what knee osteoarthritis is as well as provide you with non-surgical treatment options to consider. What is knee osteoarthritis? First, let's discuss some anatomy. The knee joint is made up of...
Oral Fluid Saliva Tests - What You Need To Know
Did you know that your mouth is the window to your overall health? Symptoms such as bleeding gums, dry mouth, yeast overgrowth, and more are all indicators that there might be something out of sync with your body. Fortunately, there are now a number of oral salivary tests available that can help your dentist create a specific treatment plan...

5 Skin Care Myths You Should Avoid

Do you want beautiful, glowing skin? I know I do! In fact, most people do and will go to great lengths to get rid of any and all skin imperfections. When faced with a breakout or continually problematic skin (like I have), you'll try anything. However, there is a lot of misleading information out there that could cause more...
Male Infant Circumcision - Making the Case For and Against This Procedure
As a parent, you have a very important decision to make in regards to the circumcision of your son. When a male infant is born, their penis is covered with a hood of skin that covers its head. Circumcision is a surgical procedure that is done to remove the foreskin. Usually, it is performed a day or two after...