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Vacation Health and Safety
Vacation is a time to unwind, relax and have fun. A successful vacation can leave you feeling ready to take on the world again and allow you to gain perspective on problems, relax with family and friends, and take a break from your usual routines. When planning a vacation, however, precautions should be considered along with the fun and relaxation...
Foot Health
The human foot is a complex, flexible structure containing 26 bones, 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles and ligaments. All of these components combine to provide the body with support, balance and mobility by helping to maintain the arch of the foot, by absorbing stress and shock, and by providing a means...
Secondhand Smoke
Secondhand smoke (SHS; also called "passive smoke" and "environmental tobacco smoke") is tobacco smoke that is inhaled involuntarily by nonsmokers. According to the United States Surgeon General, SHS is a serious health hazard that causes close to 50,000 deaths each year. Individuals can be exposed to SHS in numerous places including homes, automobiles and workplaces as well as public places such as...
Arthritis Awareness Month
Arthritis can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort and can interfere with an individual’s ability to perform daily activities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 50 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis. By 2030, this number is expected to increase sharply to 67 million. Each May, Arthritis Awareness Month...
Since the 1990s, claims about antioxidants and their anti–aging and immune–boosting benefits have flooded television and radio advertisements, health magazines and newspaper articles. At the same time, food and beverage product manufacturers and supplement manufacturers have been labeling their products as being "rich in antioxidants" and full of disease–fighting properties. All of this attention has made the term "antioxidant" a household word...
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