Health Care

health care is your responsibility

Health Care Is Your Responsibility

Looking after your health is a crucial part of life. You are the only person who can do this job properly because nobody knows your body as well as you do. However, sometimes obstacles can get in the way. You can’t afford to be stubborn or ignorant when it comes to your own health care. […]

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arthritis explained

The Most Common Types of Arthritis

There are over 100 different types of arthritis that currently affect more than 46 million people in the U.S. and this figure is predicted to rise to 67 million people by 2030. Every type of arthritis is slightly different and requires modified forms of treatment. This means that an accurate diagnosis is vital if the […]

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Health Care Spending Around The World

Health Care Spending Around the World (Infographic)

Many people are concerned about the rising health care costs; nevertheless, the governments are striving to find solutions that will not only improve the quality of life, but also reduce the medical expenses. The infographic below lists the top 10 countries with the biggest health care budgets, along with the private versus government spending percentages. […]

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children obesity

Children Obesity Causes and Solutions

Children’s health has become a far greater problem than ever before. If you compare life nowadays with what it was about 30 years ago, challenges are far different and greater, so parents and society in general have to take a stronger stance to avoid medical problems such as obesity from running rampant. When you think […]

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Cold and Flu Symptoms and Treatment

Some people tend to suffer from cold and flu illnesses quite frequently, while others seem almost impervious. Still, cold and flu can strike without warning and can be very debilitating. There are many different ways to treat this illness, and many times the treatment depends on its severity. It is normal for people to get […]

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include exercise in your daily lifestyle

Top Reasons to Include Exercise in Your Daily Lifestyle

Most children are told from an early age that to stay healthy they must exercise regularly. Unfortunately, some parents never teach their children why an active lifestyle is so important. So it is common for teens to grow up and become unhealthy, overweight adults who lead sedentary lives. Many health care specialists agree that health […]

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Medical Emergency Planning

Medical Emergency Planning

Everyone should have an emergency plan in place in case of an unexpected situation. Emergencies come in many forms, but a good plan can help ease anxiety. If you suffer from any major health issues, it is even more important that you have plans in place in case of emergencies. You should begin with a […]

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medication and supplements

Medication and Supplements Explained

The use of medications in conjunction with supplements is sometimes a topic of debate within the medical industry. Some experts say you should not take supplements, while others actively encourage it. Statistics reveal very interesting patterns. For example, 71% of general practitioners take supplements each year, 75% of dermatologists, 80% of OB/GYNs, 73% of orthopedic […]

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hypertension and strokes

Hypertension and Strokes: Causes and Treatment

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the main risk factor for having a stroke. If you can maintain good blood pressure, the risk of suffering a stroke will be greatly reduced. But what causes hypertension in the first place? Blood pressure is the rate at which your blood pushes against your artery walls. There are two […]

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choose a good doctor

How to Choose a Good Doctor

Your health is the most important asset you have and it needs constant attention if you are to maintain the best of health as you journey through life. However, you can’t do this alone. You need to team up with your doctor and other medical specialists to ensure you stay in the best possible health […]

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