All Blog Posts Tagged 'Health' (49)

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

Life Is All About Perceptions

I was thinking the other day about perceptions, and it’s so true that life is what we perceive it to be. This holds true for any area of your life. Think about it, if you perceive your body image as that of a fat, no good person then you will feel like a fat, no good person. Reality is you need to look at every area of your life and perceive it to be a positive place. Yes you may not be totally happy with your body image, yes your life may appear to be in a rough place right now. So many people… Continue

Added by Brandy Tanner on January 14, 2010 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Your Thoughts...

I want to invite everyone to check out my blog, Your Thoughts... Development, Children, and Life...



http://mommytymeswordsofwisdom.blogspot.com



This week I have discussed infant mortality, birthing options, etc. I would really love to hear more from those with experience, opinions, ideas... and really tough questions like- How does Universal health Care intend to make a difference with… Continue

Added by Valerie on October 28, 2009 at 7:44am — No Comments

Caring for Your Skin, Naturally

By Marianna, Green Mama’s Pad



When I started on my green journey, one of the first things I changed was all of our personal care products. Everything from shampoo to body wash to lotion. I learned that all of the items we were using were loaded with chemicals that were not doing us any good. Some of the dangerous ingredients you will find on traditional products are formaldehyde, parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate and sadly, so much more. I want to quickly take a look at one of these to… Continue

Added by POSHpreneur Clarissa on October 26, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Are You For or Against Health Care Reform and Why?

I am wondering how many parents are like me in their inability to keep up to date on political issues. It is frustrating to say the least, to not have the time to listen to the news or to read the newspapers and whenever I do get the chance to get better informed I usually wind up either in tears and angry from reality or completely confused.



Listening to educated people is my alternative and I try to listen to all sides so that I can make my own opinions. One of the most important… Continue

Added by Jillylivi on September 18, 2009 at 8:28am — No Comments

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