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Do Young Children Today Have Enough Exercise?

Added August 31, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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In the past children would spend hours outside playing with their friends - whatever the weather. They were also encouraged to participate in organized school sport, although not all children wanted to. The long summers without school meant children had the freedom to spend all day exploring. But in many cases, modern technology and a growing fear of keeping children safe has changed all that. Today, official figures indicate that (a) in the UK one in every four children in the ...

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How To Help Your Skin Combat Harsh Weather & Air Conditioning/Central Heating

Added August 28, 2015, Under: How To, Skin Conditions

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The extremes of harsh weather, air conditioning and central heating can leave skin feeling dry and vulnerable but we have several tools in our natural skin beauty kit to help you resolve these problems. Why not set aside some “Me Time” to give your skin some well deserved help? Be careful to check out the labels on your beauty products as you would your food labels before applying to your skin. This is because there are so many chemicals in those products ...

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Why Is It Safer For Men To Urinate Sitting Down?

Added August 26, 2015, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Men's Health

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This might be a completely new concept for you to consider. But it is not without its merit. Many guys tend to think of those that sit down to urinate as being less masculine and some who do are even afraid to come out and admit it - they stay in the closet. But there is no need for such shyness because there are a host of health benefits in having a sitting down habit. Thirty percent of males in Japan are ...

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The Modern Phenomenon That Is Food Waste

Added August 24, 2015, Under: Environment, How To, Nutrition

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The old adage of “Waste not, want not” has long gone with the USA wasting 30 to 40% of their food while Britons dump 6 million tons of edible food every year. The wealthier the country, the more food waste there is. In the USA, organic waste is the second highest component of landfills, which are the largest source of methane emissions. That is totally unnecessary. And yet there are people going without even in those wealthy countries. Roughly 80% of discarded food is ...

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Sexual Enhancement For Women To Be Available In A Pill?

Added August 21, 2015, Under: Drugs, Nutrition, Technology, Women's Health

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Just about everyone has heard of Viagra and it has been around and available for nearly 20 years. Now there is a version for women which is going on the market in the US on prescription from mid October 2015.  Viagra of course is a that little blue pill. The female version will, not surprisingly, be pink. How does it work? Viagra expands the blood flow to the genitals. This new drug (to be known as Addyi) is manufactured with the aim of boosting ...

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When Should You Take Your Supplements?

Added August 18, 2015, Under: Guides, Health, Nutrition, Vitamin D

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Many of you will be regularly adding vitamin supplements to your daily diet. In fact researchers have found that those who do take supplements are often much more conscientious than those who have been prescribed pharmaceutical medications. But it is not only the regularity of taking supplements that is important – the time of day can matter too. Some nutrients work best when taken at different times of the day. For example... Breakfast B-vitamins are a great boost to start your day if taken with ...

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Pregnancy & That Golden Hour After Birth

Added August 8, 2015, Under: Babies, Children's Health, New Moms, Pregnancy

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We are used to hearing about the importance of that golden hour after being seriously injured in an car accident (or any other type of accident for that matter) when you should be treated promptly by competent paramedics on the scene before being taken to hospital. But now we are learning about a similar golden hour after the birth of a baby In the rush to clean, weigh and measure and generally check the health of a newborn, the baby may be ...

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Insomnia & Is There A Link With Brain Damage & Alzheimer’s?

Added August 6, 2015, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Vitamin D

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Sleep has always been known as a restorative and healing tool. But of course to make that tool work correctly, you will need a really good night's sleep. As if to emphasize the importance of restorative sleep, researchers have now discovered that too little sleep could cause brain damage and even accelerate the onset of Alzheimer's. According to neuroscientist Dr. Sigrid Veasey (an associate professor of Medicine and a member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the Perelman School ...

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Taking Good Care Of Your Ears

Added July 30, 2015, Under: Diseases, Doctors, Headaches & Migraines, Health

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Compared with other parts of our bodies, our ears do not require a lot of care and attention. For the most part, they just need to be washed regularly when in the bath tub or the shower. However there are certain things we need to be aware of in case various symptoms arise. Hearing loss It is easy to forget about having our hearing tested regularly. This is in spite of having regular check ups for our eyes and our teeth. And ...

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Face Oil For Optimum Skin Moisturization

Added July 27, 2015, Under: Environment, Health, How To, Skin Conditions

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Moisturization is the key to keeping the skin on the face soft and young looking - but there is no need to resort to chemicals for such a sensitive skin area. Even if you have problem skin, you can safely and gently use a natural essential oils product to give back a youthful glow and avoid acne breakouts. And the bonus is the wonderful natural smell that comes from using essential oils. Why should you avoid commercial face products? If you check out ...

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