All Blog Posts Tagged 'Health' (53)

Get Your Body Swimsuit Ready in Just 57 Minutes

It's that time of year when every women's magazine cover trumpets its own formula for the perfect beach body. If you are still feeling a wee bit zaftig from all of those wonderful winter comfort foods you consumed, have no fear help is around the corner. While there is no silver bullet to losing those extra lbs, …

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Added by Portia Mount on May 10, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

Making Blood Draws Easier for Kids

A female doctor examines a child.

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Do you like going for blood draws?

I don’t know about you, but it’s not my favorite activity.

In fact, I don’t think there are very many people who would look forward to that…unless you are a…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on May 5, 2011 at 10:19pm — No Comments

On the Menu: Eat Well on a Budget



Photo by Kerry Hosford from Cooking Light Magazine

 

I've noticed that money is a popular blog topic. Given the recession, I guess it's no surprise. I'm finding it very interesting to read about…

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Added by Portia Mount on April 19, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

2011 Spring Beauty Favorites

Samelia’s Favorites for the Spring Beauty 2011

 

 

Many of you have started asking me what makeup looks you should wear for spring.

 

As I told you last spring, I am a huge fan of natural-looking self–tanner and bronzer. There is nothing better then keeping a healthy glow without having to damage your skin by baking in the sun, although I know some of you will go in the sun away!

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Added by Samelia's World! on April 11, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Grown-Up Friendship: When Friends Move On

How Good a Friend Are You?

The E! Channel just started re-running Sex and the City, one of my all-time favorite television series. When SATC came out, I was living in New York and working as an  account executive at a big PR agency.  The story of four working women pursuing successful careers, romance…

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Added by Portia Mount on March 25, 2011 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out

I love everything about Spring. The cool crisp air, the gorgeous blooming trees and flowers and the longer days. Spring is when I do my annual home deep clean. This year though I am taking a different approach. I'm starting my Spring cleaning with me first. I shared in a previous post that I…

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Added by Portia Mount on March 10, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

Healthy Habit Thursdays: Give Your Kitchen a Health Makevoer

Genre scene, woman in kitchen peeling vegetables

Image by George Eastman House via Flickr

What do you think are the dirtiest, most germ-laden areas in your home?

Most people would probably say the bathroom or the kitchen.

Interestingly enough, studies reveal items…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on February 24, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Last I Ran Barefoot, Yes, You Heard Right, Barefoot

I have been reading Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. It's a great book for those of you who like to run, or want to begin…

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Added by Granola Grizzly Mama on February 16, 2011 at 12:41am — No Comments

Keeping Tabs on Your Health: What, When and Why!

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Do you procrastinate when it comes to scheduling necessary medical checkups?

Do you even know what exams and tests you should have, when you should have them and why they are important?

Keeping yourself…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on February 10, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Health: Tone It Up

Starting this year one of my resolutions is to bebsnd stay in shape. Now I know I could say I'll work out everyday but with caring care of LJ that just isn't going to happen. If it does some weeks great but if not oh well but my resolution is that it has to be at least 3 times a week.



So i was looking at different ways to get my exercise in either in the morning, nap time or after little msn is in bed. So my friend told me about tone it up. One of course the girls on the page or… Continue

Added by Rebecca on January 3, 2011 at 3:09pm — No Comments

10 Places to Watch Out for Germs

Flu Season is upon us do you know how to protect yourself? What do you know about Germs?



BACTERIA

1 Cell Creature that can Live on Surfaces up to 2 Hours. Bacteria causes Infections such as:



• Sore Throat

• Ear Infection

• Cavities

• Pneumonia



VIRUSES

Virus live inside living cells and can survive on Surfaces up to 2 Hours. A Virus can cause:



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Added by KayK on November 3, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Breast-Feeding: Not Just for Women?

http://healthland.time.com/2010/10/08/breastfeeding-not-just-for-women/#more-11922



I grew up hearing from my dad that a woman can do anything a man can do. Now, as a parent, I try to impart that same wisdom to my own two girls. Still, biologically, there are some things gals can do that guys can't — breast-feed, for one.… Continue

Added by Denise MacColeman on October 11, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Straighten Those Teeth? Braces For The Young Crowd

http://n.pr/bOLDGJSeptember 27, 2010

If you walk the halls of an elementary school, you're likely to see lots of "metal-mouths." Many parents are now opting for early orthodontic treatment, and the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children see an orthodontist for an evaluation no later than the age of seven. But research shows there are often advantages to deferring treatment



"There's been a number of studies that have shown… Continue

Added by Denise MacColeman on September 27, 2010 at 10:23am — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Teaches Lifesaving Skills in Research Library’s New Online Heartsaver Special Section



A sudden cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival falls seven to 10 percent for every minute of delay until defibrillation if CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is not provided, underscoring the need for training in this lifesaving skill set. Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals and the general public, today released a new… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on September 8, 2010 at 4:32pm — No Comments

A Milestone But Not My Goal

I got on the scale this morning, looked down and couldn't believe my eyes. 100 pounds, exactly. It's major I know. Losing 100 pounds is amazing and in 5 months no less. But, what's even more amazing is that I realized this is just one more loss. I'm not done. I can celebrate this achievement, and I will—in fact, I just got done texting with a coworker/friend of mine who promised me an outfit when I got to 100—but as I told my god-mother this morning when she asked me how we should celebrate,…

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Added by Faridha Traylor on August 21, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Driving Lessons

It sounded like a good idea at the time.



I had read an article about these super-cool magnetic bumper stickers, CAUTION NEW DRIVER, and thought to myself. What a brilliant idea! Whenever I'm having my newly permitted child practice driving skills, I'll just slap it onto the back of the ol' van. Then all the other kindly drivers will be instantaneously aware and think to themselves, "Oh, look. How sweet, a new driver. I'll give him a nice, wide berth so he has plenty of room as he…
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Added by Holly Bowne on February 27, 2010 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Feeling Unglamorous? Video Highlights Women’s Worst Moments

The Florida Department of Citrus today released a video highlighting some of women’s most common unglamorous moments. The video, titled “Grapefruit Guide to Glamorous Moments <… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on February 16, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

The Healthy Challenge!

I have a challenge for you!

This challenge will run for the next 4 weeks, with a winner each week!

(Though everyone who participates will be a winner in my eyes).



The inspiration for this Healthy Challenge comes from my work. At work, every day we track how many servings of fruits and veggies that we eat. At the end of the week we tally how… Continue

Added by Janice - The Fitness Cheerleader on February 15, 2010 at 8:36am — No Comments

I hear me

I hear myself



On way to hospital

Gabby used to be a very sweet, loving and affectionate child. She let me feed her as a toddler probably longer than I should have, she always liked to sleep in my bed or sit in my lap to watch a movie. Giving me kisses and rubbing noses was a regular in…

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Added by Dwan Perrin on January 23, 2010 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Social Media Cured My Social Anxiety?!

Did you know I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder? Yeah it is true, about 6 years ago my doctor at the time diagnosed me with it, read on to learn more about how social media has worked to help me overcome my anxiety disorder.



Travel back to December 2008, I was determined to make money from home and had been doing direct sales for a while without making enough in commissions to pay all my bills. I wanted more, but knew that money had to be made from home due to the fact… Continue

Added by Brandy Tanner on January 21, 2010 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

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