3 Steps Needed to Become a Radiologist

When you doctor refers you to a radiologist to have a CT scan or MRI completed on any part of your body, you may take a look at the heavy equipment and all its lights. It is an impressive task and a worthwhile career in an industry that requires more trained professionals year after year….

From chair dips to foot drill: Smart ways to exercise at your work desk

Most of us these days are constantly tapping away at the keyboards and hardly find the time to be away from our computers. Several studies have established the relationship between sitting at a desk for long hours, gaining weight and back pain. According to a study published in the International Journal of Advances in Medicine, 44.7%…

Richer, older men more likely to drink to excess, figures show

One in five people drink more than they should, according to the latest official statistics, with richer, older men most likely to consume so much alcohol that they are risking their health. Overall, 21% of people aged 16 and over in England drink more than the 14 units a week recommended by the UK’s four…

Medications for Treating Congestive Heart Failure

The diagnosis of congestive heart failure can be very frightening, but, with proper healthcare, it is possible to live many more years in good health. Congestive heart failure is a progressive disease, so once you are diagnosed with congestive heart failure Delray Beach Florida, it is important to find quality care and get on an…

How to Encourage Your Kids to Make Better Choices for Good Mental Health

Mental health is often misconstrued as being something for adults only, but positive mental health begins at a young age. Four decades of research in neuroscience training suggests that you should nurture a positive attitude and good mental health within your kids by encouraging them to do things that give them confidence and banish negative…

Protein shakes don’t count: Why older adults should eat real food

Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when they’re trying to lose weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists. During these stressful periods, aging bodies process protein less efficiently and need more of it to maintain muscle mass and strength, bone health…

The happy consequences of abandoning comfort food

I am a creature of habit, monotony and some determination. In some respects, I am like a goldfish in a bowl. I swim 60 laps of a 25m pool, up and down, up and down. I run the same 190m of our tiny, neighbourhood park until I complete 4km. I can clean dirty plates and…

A Few of the Ways Outdoor Activities Support Sober Living

It may be necessary for Norwegian Cruise line to up its security the next time they schedule another electronic dance music party cruise. This is the second year that passengers were found with drugs. The cruise that was scheduled in early January 2018 and several passengers are now facing drug charges. Depending on the circumstances,…