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Category "Health & wellbeing"

How to be more social

How to be more social

It can be easy for people to become shut away from the rest of the world but you can find that your life is noticeably enriched when you take time to socialise and enjoy the company of others.
What are good sources of Vitamin D?

What are good sources of Vitamin D?

The best and most unrecognised source of Vitamin D is the sun. Sunlight provides most of our Vitamin D supplies.However, there are also food sources that offer nutritional values of Vitamin D such as cheese, egg yolks and many others. Let us explore the many sources of Vitamin D.
A guide to fitness and strength training

A guide to fitness and strength training

Fitness and strength training are best achieved by a strict, disciplined programme that entails regular visits to the gym and a diet that helps you to achieve optimum results. The benefits of getting it right are substantial: Studies show that people who exercise regularly have healthier bodies and minds. The biggest hurdle is knowing where to start, then finding the discipline to maintain it.
All about: St Francis hospital

All about: St Francis hospital

Located near near down-town Greenville, South Carolina, the historic St. Francis Health System has been in the forefront of the healthcare system in Baltimore, as well as other US states for more than a century.This article describes everything about the hospital.
The types of lower back exercise

The types of lower back exercise

There are a number of ways to strengthen the lower back and most of these workouts target the lumbar region or the erector spinae muscle. Some exercise programmes require equipment and some require only the participants body weight. This article will offer some back exercises categorised into the different equipment needed in order to perform them.
A guide to kidney cleansing

A guide to kidney cleansing

A kidney cleanse or kidney flush is a method used to clear the kidneys of toxins and to help to improve their overall functions. Usually, kidney cleansing involves eating certain foods that help to get rid of substances, such as sodium, alcohol and phosphates from the urinary tract. If you want to find out more about achieving kidney health and dissolving kidney stones, read this article.
The facts about Winchester Hospital

The facts about Winchester Hospital

The Royal Hampshire County Hospital is a District General Hospital based in central Hampshire which is run and owned by Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust. The following article looks at the facts of the Winchester Hospital.
Where to buy a snore guard

Where to buy a snore guard

Snoring refers to the coarse sound emanating from the nose due to vibrations of the soft tissues in the mouth, nose and upper airway passage. It occurs when the airway is partially blocked. This blockage can occur anywhere from the tip of the nose until the vocal chords. Usually, the blockage occurs while a person is asleep, but it can be present constantly, getting worse when the person goes to sleep. This article talks about snoring and where to buy snore guards to control snoring.
Compare the prices of men's glasses

Compare the prices of men's glasses

Eyeglasses, once a hideous object, that men tried to avoid at all cost, have gained acceptance among men's. They are not just worn as a protective shield to protect the eyes while working. Even more so, is the fact that men have discovered that eye wear gives one an aura of intelligence and a certain flair of being debonair.
How health care financing works in the UK

How health care financing works in the UK

Currently beleaguered and often bemoaned, there are few institutions of which Britons may be quite so proud, as their national health service. However, complaints about long waiting lists and concerns about quality of service cause some to seek what may be considered unthinkable to many – paid medical care.
St. Joseph's Medical Center: The facts

St. Joseph's Medical Center: The facts

Good health is not usually thought about until the body begins to fail, either mentally or physically. It is at these times that people seek to find a place which has a good reputation. They need a hospital care centre which gives them some assurance that what they have is treatable - the best place to have it taken care of.
How to take blood pressure at home

How to take blood pressure at home

At times, your doctor or nurse may ask you to monitor your blood pressure at home. This can be for different reasons. Your doctor may want to see how your blood pressure fluctuates on a daily basis or how well a medicine is controlling your high blood pressure (also called hypertension). Whatever the reason, it is important to take accurate measurements. This article will give you some help regarding this.
What is in a DIY blood type test kit?

What is in a DIY blood type test kit?

A DIY blood typing kit is exactly what it sounds like. It is a kit that allows you to discover your blood type in the privacy of your own home. In a matter of minutes, it can tell you whether you have type A blood or B and so on.
What is NHS Community Healthcare?

What is NHS Community Healthcare?

Never has there been such a focus on the health and care of the individual as there has been since the 20th century. Televisions and computers are bringing people into the world of the have-nots, and the latter are discovering that many of their own people living in the country do not have good health nor the medical benefits that they need to acquire it.