Getting a Dose of Fun Should Not Lead to a Dose of Death!

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Why I will never drive drunk? Answer to that is simple. I lived to learn, lived to love and lived to have fun, not the other way around and lay my life to waste in a freak accident or such. Used to live in a nursing school and life out there was never easy. Woke up early each day to study and do things myself, or stay in a good place with a dear friend.  Being in a bad mood is never an option, as you have to keep up with the very fast pace of a nursing student’s life. Lots of things to learn and remember, lots of fun days to let go, and several more days added to make things a bit livelier. Continue reading

Get your children to drink more water!

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Clearly, there is no substance as vital as water. It is among the most significant nutrients for all living creatures, and children are definitely not excluded. Having the right intake of water every day is the kind of habit that is crucial for a child’s well-being. It contributes to a good oral hygiene, a normal digestion and a strong immune system. Continue reading

Playing Good Carb Bad Carb Roulette

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Many dieters have come to believe that all carbohydrates are bad. Perhaps this is the result of media-hyped diets such as the Doctor Atkins Diet and the South Beach Diet or it may just be the recommendation de jour of Dr Oz. However, proteins are in and carbohydrates are out if you want to ward off obesity and avoid the debilitation of diabetes. At least that is what most people seem to believe. Continue reading

Performing Your Breast Examination is at Your Fingertips

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Early detection provides the best approach for lowering risk of mortality from breast cancer since there are more effective treatment options in early stages of the disease.  Receiving an annual mammography is one important step in the monitoring breast health.  Breast self-examination that are performed correctly and consistently becoming a vital source of data for early detection of breast changes that warrant further healthcare interventions.  It is important to learn how to perform your breast self-examination from a trained healthcare professional and to follow the steps regularly. Continue reading