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[4 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 27,014 views]
Cervical Health – improve your ods

Did you know that Cervical cancer is largely preventable and, if detected early, curable. Key to prevention is vaccination and early detection comes down to two tests: Pap and HPV Testing.
Cervical cancer is cancer that forms in the cervix, the lower, narrow part of the uterus that connects with the vagina and it is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). In 2013 here were approximately 12,000 new cases of cervical cancer and 4,000 deaths just in the US.
Pap and HPV Test
Pap looks at cells obtained from the cervix for abnormalities …

Did you know?, Headline, Health Risks, Lifestyle »

[29 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 34,894 views]
15 essential tips for a healthy pregnancy

If you already decided to have a baby it’s good to know a few things that will help you get pregnant quickly and safely go to term. Find out where to quit unhealthy habits to increase your fertility
Take a medical exam
It is important to schedule a visit to the doctor for both you and your partner. In this preliminary consultation you can discuss with your doctor about your family history of diseases and conditions and you will get answers to all the questions you are concerned before making a …

Did you know?, Health Risks, Nutrition »

[27 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 16,955 views]
How to check out if a fish is fresh or not

If you always want the certitude of buying  fresh fish, it is a must to check that the following apply:

eyes are clear and bulging
the body is flexible and the back elastic
mouth is closed
it has no unwanted smells (like rotten smell)
scales are shiny and firmly attached to the body
muscles firmly attached to the bones
nice clean, odorless and pink gills

Although fish and seafood is healthy and good for diets, under improper storage it is quickly altered. If any of the conditions above does not apply, stay away from that particular fish or …

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[5 May 2010 | No Comment | 7,937 views]
Sleep deprivation can lead to premature death

People who sleep less than 6 hours per night have a shorter life, according to a recent study.  After reviewing 16 studies conducted on more than 1.3 million people, a team of researchers from two universities1 found that people who sleep for less than the recommended 6-8 hours each night have a 12% higher risk of dying prematurely.
Previous research showed that sleep deprivation may be associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol level.
The study also showed that consistent over long sleeping can be …

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[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 7,863 views]
Stay away from dangerous cooking habits

Nutrition is essential for our health and like eating habits that have a negative impact on our metabolism; there are dangerous cooking habits of which not all people are aware.
Poor hygiene is one of the most dangerous cooking habits, so washing your hands, utensils and ingredients used for cooking is absolutely necessary whether your are cooking at home or outdoors where you don’t have the same conditions as in your kitchen.
Another dangerous cooking habit it’s the use of knives, spoons, forks or other cooking utensils made of aluminum because aluminum …