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Self-management Experiences in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Self-management Experiences in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Is there a difference in the way men and women approach the challenges of diabetes self-management?......[Read More]
First Family Fitness

First Family Fitness

The Obama fitness routine is legendary. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama family famously make fitness a priority.......[Read More]
Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Try these simple strategies to maintain your weight during the holiday season of indulgence and overeating. You can still enjoy your Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas cookies too!......[Read More]
Advanced vs Strictly Conventional 12-Lead ECG for Detection of CAD

Advanced vs Strictly Conventional 12-Lead ECG for Detection of CAD

Do resting 12-lead A-ECG tests detect coronary artery disease and left ventricular hypertrophy with higher sensitivity and specificity than strictly conventional ECG?......[Read More]
Prescribing of Antidepressants for Non-psychiatric Conditions

Prescribing of Antidepressants for Non-psychiatric Conditions

Antidepressants are frequently prescribed for health conditions other than psychiatric ones, but assessing when they are appropriate can be a challenge for primary care physicians.......[Read More]
Pulse Slither Drift Scooter

Pulse Slither Drift Scooter

Combine the speed of a scooter with the curves of a skateboard and you get the Pulse Slither drift scooter, a fun ride-on for kids ages 7 and up. Assembly is challenging, but once that hurdle is cleared your child will enjoy the Slither's slick action for a long time.......[Read More]
Polar FA20 Activity Computer

Polar FA20 Activity Computer

Guide review of the Polar FA20 activity computer/wristwatch. This pedometer alternative is an easy-to-use way to record, and encourage, everyday physical activity along with fitness training.......[Read More]
Michelle Obama's Most Fascinating Quotes on Kid Fitness

Michelle Obama's Most Fascinating Quotes on Kid Fitness

These Michelle Obama quotes come from the First Lady's frequent speeches on behalf of Let's Move, her campaign to eliminate childhood obesity.......[Read More]
Exploring Tai Chi in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exploring Tai Chi in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Can Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese martial art that combines slow and gentle movements with mental focus, provide relief to rheumatoid arthritis sufferers?......[Read More]
Disagreement on Illnesses Between Older Patients and GPs

Disagreement on Illnesses Between Older Patients and GPs

Do what extent do physicians and their patients agree regarding the patients' illnesses? This study analyzed barriers to successful communication between multimorbid, older patients and their GPs.......[Read More]
Do Flavored Mouthguards Really Work?

Do Flavored Mouthguards Really Work?

If your child is resistant to wearing a mouthguard for sports, he might make an exception for the Gel Nano Flavor Fusion mouthguard from Shock Doctor.......[Read More]
Is a Sauna Good for You?

Is a Sauna Good for You?

Whether it be the traditional Finnish sauna bath, the more modern infrared sauna, a Russian banya, Native American sweat lodge or Roman steam baths, they have been a refuge not only for relaxation, revitalization and social gatherings but also for a wide range of health benefits.

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Food for Long-Term Storage

Food for Long-Term Storage

While most people prefer fresh food, you'll want non-perishable canned and dehydrated items in your pantry or survival kit in case of emergency. As a rule of thumb, canned food bought at a grocery store has a shelf life of 16 months to two years. Any foods kept for a long time must be stored in a co......[Read More]
12 Beach Ball and Balloon Games for Kids

12 Beach Ball and Balloon Games for Kids

These 12 easy balloon games are perfect for parties or just active play at home with kids. Swap in a more durable beach ball for most activities.......[Read More]
Sports Summer Camp Guide

Sports Summer Camp Guide

Help your child build skills, strength and confidence in a sports summer camp program. This guide offers suggestions, advice, and resources for choosing a camp and preparing your child to attend.......[Read More]
Celebrate Ice Hockey with Hockey Weekend Across America

Celebrate Ice Hockey with Hockey Weekend Across America

Celebrate the exciting sport of ice hockey during Hockey Weekend Across America, held each February.......[Read More]
An Intervention to Prevent Vascular Disease in General Practice

An Intervention to Prevent Vascular Disease in General Practice

This study aimed to assist patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease to make positive lifestyle changes through supporting self-management knowledge and skills.......[Read More]
7 Activity Trackers to Keep Your Kids Moving

7 Activity Trackers to Keep Your Kids Moving

Activity trackers for kids are hot, but which one is right for your child? Here's the scoop on 7 fitness tracking, activity motivating devices.......[Read More]
Chest Pain: Is the Location of Pain Diagnostically Helpful?

Chest Pain: Is the Location of Pain Diagnostically Helpful?

When presented with patients complaining of chest pain, primary care providers are trained to elicit the exact pain location. But is this a reliable diagnostic tool?......[Read More]
How to Self Massage the Neck

How to Self Massage the Neck

Massage therapy can improve blood circulation, relax your muscles and increase the levels of the feel-good endorphins. It's a great holistic healing method that many people train for years to perfect. The good news is that you can enjoy the healing benefits of massage therapy yourself by learning to......[Read More]