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Protect Your Smile: Foods To Eat Your Way To Whiter Teeth

Many people assume that the only way to achieve perfectly white teeth is to pay for expensive treatment. Due to the significant boom in teeth whitening and general dentistry services in recent years, it’s clear to see that many people are willing to pay the price for their perfect smile. However, most people don’t actually realize that there’s an inexpensive, simple method... [Continue Reading]

Advance Your Career and Become a Nurse Practitioner

Working as a nurse can fill you with a sense of pride. There is nothing quite like being in a position where you can help others. Unfortunately, there are also a lot of tasks that you are unable to handle when you are a nurse. Advancing your career is as simple as taking time to learn more about careers for FNP program graduates. Becoming a nurse practitioner can open up many doors for your... [Continue Reading]

Eyelashes are the Window Dressing of Your Soul

Eyelashes are beautiful when you add extensions and enhancements like a full set of mink lashes for a special day.  While some might think that the added attention to the eyes is superfluous, after trying them, many women wonder why it took them so long to join in on the fun.  For those who are put off by the cost of the initial application and subsequent upkeep, there is a way to... [Continue Reading]

The Top 10 Causes of Hearing Loss

There are a wide range of causes of hearing loss, which can be immediate or gradual and will vary with impact. Most causes can be found by examining the ear and finding out where the problem or damage is within the ear. No matter the severity or cause of the hearing loss, it is vital to seek medical help to prevent it from getting worse or becoming permanent. Here are the top 10 most common... [Continue Reading]

Juicing Myths Debunked Once And For All

Juicing can seem like an attractive option for many people who want to get healthier and maybe even lose a little weight. However, there are so many myths flying around about juicing, that it can be hard to decipher whether it’s right for you or not. Plus, there are right and wrong ways to go about this kind of thing. In this post we’re going to debunk those juicing myths once and... [Continue Reading]

Sleep and Weight Loss – How 40 Winks can Help You Drop those 40 Pounds

It’s a common fact of life today that many folks don’t really get the full amount of sleep they really need. Whether it’s trying to catch up with work, or binge-watching a favorite TV show, the results are essentially the same. Indeed, even those who blindly swear they sleep enough are often found to be suffering from the lack of it. And this is unfortunate, as getting your... [Continue Reading]

5 Relaxation Techniques To Use Before A Medical Examination

Each year, more than 40 million American adults undergo a preventative health examination (PHE). The purpose of these procedures is to screen for potential concerns, helping patients to feel reassured of their good physical condition and allowing doctors to identify problems as early as possible. No matter how well they know their doctor, and no matter how many times they may have visited... [Continue Reading]

Is IVF Your Road to a Baby?

The desire to have a baby is high up on the list for millions of women (and their significant others for that matter). That said dreams of starting a family can sometimes turn to disappointment, a disappointment that ends up taking shape due to a number of reasons. One of the complications to having a baby is a rather simple, yet painful obstacle. For many women, they find it all but... [Continue Reading]

Living With Your Disability: 5 Tips To Help Achieve Financial Security

Wheelchair Disability Picture Disability can strike at any time, and it can cause horrendous physical and emotional stress. Part of that emotional stress often comes from the fact of knowing that you can’t return to your previous occupation. Without a full-time wage, it’s going to be difficult to maintain healthy finances, which is worrying! So, here are just a few basic tips to... [Continue Reading]

A LPNs Role in the Workplace

LPNs, or Licensed Practical Nurses, are an integral part of the healthcare system. While the position may not seem as glamorous as that of a physician or registered nurse, it's often the LPN that develops the sincerest and most caring relationship with the patient. That's because the LPN is the one that offers comforting bedside manner, and they're the first ones to answer the call when... [Continue Reading]

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Public housing smoking ban praised
The Vermont Health Department is praising a new federal rule that prohibits smoking in public housing developments across the country. Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen calls the ruling by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban ...

Study links Parkinson's disease to gut bacteria
Researchers have recently found a link between bacteria in the gut and Parkinson's disease, which is one of the most common deteriorating brain disorders. A group of scientists has determined that changes in gut bacteria could be linked to Parkinson's ...

Michelle Herren, anesthesiologist, loses job after offensive Facebook post about Michelle Obama
In this Sept. 28, 2016 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks at LaSalle University in Philadelphia as she campaigns for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) more >. View Comments Print. By Andrew Blake - The ...

VA dentist resigns after possibly infecting 600 veterans with HIV and hepatitis
A dentist at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wisconsin resigned after potentially exposing 592 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and C. An investigation revealed the dentist went against protocol by reusing his own tools and exposing patients ...

Lawsuit 'likely' amid new Texas rules over fetal remains
FILE - In this July 13, 2013 file photo, abortion rights advocates, left, protest in the State Capitol as anti-abortion rights supporters pass them in Austin, Texas. New Texas rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains could face a court ...

Zika scientists: We're back to square one
CULPRITS: Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which carry the Zika virus, in a petri dish at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Brazil. comments. A widely accepted theory about the way Zika infects fetal brain cells may have been all wrong, a discouraging ...

Stephen Hawking Is Right But Also Wrong About Obesity
74-year old Stephen Hawking is one of the world's most renowned living physicists. (Photo credit: NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images). Yes, Stephen Hawking is a very smart guy. He's tackled some of the most complex problems in theoretical physics and ...

Politics|GOP Plans Immediate Repeal of Health Law, Then a Delay
Speaker Paul D. Ryan signing a measure in January to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It was vetoed by President Obama. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress plan to move almost ...

New data on risk vs benefit for potent CAR-T cancer drugs
A promising but risky new group of customized cancer drugs will be in focus this weekend at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), where clinical trial results will help clarify their potential for doctors and investors ...

Stephen Hawking says technology will devastate the middle class
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Stephen Hawking Enlarge Image. The truth about the world is somber. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images. Since the election, there seems to be little ...

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