No bacteria in my fridge!

No bacteria in my fridge!

Just about everybody has some food of doubtful freshness in the fridge. Jars of condiments on the door, leftovers we’re loath to throw away because we hate wasting both money and food. Well, pay attention: health experts say that some 40 percent of refrigerators harbor the kind of bacteria responsible...

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Discover the joys of a walk in the Fall

Discover the joys of a walk in the Fall

farther. Now I keep it at five (miles) most of the time because of time. During the week, I have too much to do. I have time for five,” she said. She walks six or eight miles a day on weekends when she has time. Walking improves circulation, joints and...

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According to the American Cancer Society, certain viruses, bacteria and parasites are now recognized as risk factors for cancer. While the percentage of cancers linked to infections is higher in developing countries than it is in first world countries such as the United States, between 15 and 20 percent of...

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Healthy Eyes

Healthy Eyes

Diabetes affects 23.6 million people in the United States and close to three million people in Canada. While diabetes can be accompanied by many different symptoms, some people are surprised to learn that diabetes can affect the eyes and vision.

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Homecare has become an important part of society

Homecare has become an important part of society

Homecare has become an important part of society in recent years. With an ageing population and overcrowded hospitals, the public healthcare system increasingly relies on a specific category of healthcare that can be provided within the patient’s home.

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Beating cancer, conquering fear

Beating cancer, conquering fear

Beating breast cancer feels like a triumph, an exit from a dark, frightening valley. Recovery is often accompanied by overwhelming joy, a sense of exhilaration, and a desire to celebrate life and appreciate all the colors, smells, and flavors around us with a child’s sense of wonder.

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Health concerns in everyday stress

Health concerns in everyday stress

Stress is a normal feeling millions of workers across the county have, whether from working overtime, working two jobs, covering extra workloads, the daily grind or simply working a job they may not fully enjoy.

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Dental Health

Dental Health

Dental offices offer a wide range of expertise and services apart from repairing cavities and cleaning teeth, which involves the removal of plaque and tartar from the teeth. Dentists also treat infections of the mouth, gums, and jaw and perform some kinds of oral surgery. With the help of x-rays and by working in collaboration with dental hygienists and orthodontists, these oral health professionals prevent and detect the pathologies inherent in the development and lifestyle habits of their patients of all ages, from infants to seniors.

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