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After-Work Out Solutions to Boost Energy

Have you ever gone to a gym that provides food for its patrons? If you find something like trail mix or bananas, eat up, but if you see a steaming pizza only half eaten, be afraid, be very afraid. Choosing the right food and beverages post workout is essential to your health and functionality. To boost your energy level and replenish depleted proteins after an intense session try out some of... [Continue Reading]

Get the Right Hearing Aid and Start Improving Your Life Today

According to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, more than 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, yet current statistics indicate that less than one-quarter of those who have hearing loss get help.  Fortunately, 9 out of 10 people with hearing loss can be helped with hearing aids. If you are one of the millions of Americans who spend each day... [Continue Reading]

10 Health Fads You Need to Stop Following Right Now

Everyone knows the feeling you get after a weekend of ice cream, salty snacks, and empty calories. And come Monday morning, you’re saying “Okay, I need a new plan. It’s time to get serious about losing some weight.” Which is great. Everyone gets to a certain point when they are unhappy with their own appearance, and the healthiest way to deal with that is to accept... [Continue Reading]

Infographic: Six Pack Secrets

There is no magic formula for turning a flabby tummy into a rock-hard washboard stomach – just pay attention to the most recommended methods of exercise and diet, take them on board and stick to the programme! Newitts.com have produced a great infographic guide, titled How to Get a Six Pack – read it and start working! Brought to you by Newitts [Continue Reading]

Healthy Dinner Party Food Options for Your Next Family Gathering

If you’re someone who is known to throw a pretty great party, then if you have one coming up over the next few weeks, we’re pretty sure that one of the things that you’re busy doing is putting a great menu together: one that is affordable, full of flavor and also healthy too. And while we do know that sometimes pulling off a meal like this can be a pretty tall order,... [Continue Reading]

Common Causes of Memory Loss and Effective Ways to Prevent It

Memory loss isn’t just an affliction of the elderly – young people can suffer from memory loss as well. Memory is an interesting thing, because it isn’t a tangible part of our neurology. While the memory was created in the physical world, it quickly gets stores into a virtual one – like an overlapping hologram. This happens in an area of the brain called the... [Continue Reading]

The Best Types of Fitness Classes for Weight Loss

As you get older and your metabolism changes, you’ll not only have to change the way you eat in order to maintain a healthy weight, but you’ll also want to add an exercise regimen that keeps your body fit and healthy. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize this until they’ve already put on some excess pounds. And even fewer make changes unless they have a medical... [Continue Reading]

Four Reasons Why Dog Ownership Is Beneficial

Dog owners are happy people. The reason why they are so happy is because they are constantly around an animal that is always thrilled to see them. Whether your training your new dog, hanging out a the park with your pooch by your side, or returning home from work, dogs certainly go to great lengths to let their owners know just how thrilled they are. It is extremely hard not to be happy... [Continue Reading]

6 Major Martial Arts Training Benefits

Martial arts isn’t just about fighting and violence. In fact, it isn’t even really about self-defense either. Those are just parts of the martial arts practice, but certainly not the focus. The martial arts includes a number of different disciplines that offer a healthier and more spiritually balanced lifestyle. The truth is that martial arts has been used for hundreds of years as... [Continue Reading]

Pain Relief - How Chiropractors Can Naturally Treat Migraines and More

Those who are affected by health problems such as migraines and other conditions often rely on prescription drugs and natural migraine medications to ease their pain and manage their symptoms. However, these drugs can have side effects and negative consequences which can be a detriment. Chiropractic care is a safe and natural way to treat a lot of health problems. Many people don’t... [Continue Reading]

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Texas soldiers going to Africa for Ebola battle
Soldiers from Fort Hood in El Paso are being deployed to West Africa to assist in the campaign against the Ebola outbreak. (Photo: WFAA). CONNECT 3 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. EL PASO — Troops from Fort Bliss will help combat the ...

Ebola Patient Identified as Thomas Eric Duncan, Source Tells ABC News
The patient who became the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, prompting a swift response from state and national public health authorities, has been identified as Thomas Eric Duncan, a source with knowledge of the government ...

CDC: 3 Children With Enterovirus D68 Have Died
Oct. 1, 2014 -- Three children have died after catching enterovirus D68, according to the CDC. It's unclear what role the virus played in their deaths, though. State and local health departments “are continuing to investigate,” says CDC spokeswoman Darlene ...

Free Birth Control Cuts Teen Pregnancy, Abortions
Giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion, a new study finds. The average annual pregnancy rate was 34 per 1,000 girls in the study — far below ...

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newborn's risk of developing celiac disease isn't reduced by breast-feeding. Nor will delaying the introduction of a protein found in wheat called gluten to an infant's diet help prevent celiac disease. Those are ...

Paint the town pink
YREKA – Siskiyou County is rolling out the pink carpet to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout October, communities unite in an annual campaign to increase awareness. It is estimated that more than 220,000 women in the United States will ...

Rates of antibiotic-resistant 'superbug' double over last decade
C. difficile, an intestinal ailment which can be fatal, has spread rapidly in hospitals, study finds. October 1, 2014 1:38PM ET. by Al Jazeera Staff. Researchers at the University of Texas have found that infections of a leading intestinal “superbug” nearly doubled ...

US relief group sending key supplies to Liberia to fight Ebola
CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - With the number of Ebola cases in West Africa expected to rise by the thousands, a Christian relief organization in North Carolina is gearing up for a new community and home-based care effort aimed at stopping the spread of the ...

Loss of smell may be predictor of death in elderly, study says
Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased risk of death within five years. In a study of more than 3,000 people aged 57 to 85, 39 percent of ...

Joan Lunden on breast cancer: We're losing our hair in order to live
Like many women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, Joan Lunden soon began losing her hair. It affected her more than she thought. “You just are never prepared for it,” Lunden told TODAY's Hoda Kotb. So when People magazine approached her ...

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