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For people who temporary, or permanently,y move to the U.S. from other countries, fitting in is a big deal. An expat’s most common enemy is loneliness. That’s because it takes time to build a new entourage, especially if he or she isn’t a native English speaker. There are a variety of tricks that can be applied in order to integrate more faster. For example, working on one’s accent can be very helpful, because this will prevent native US residents from perceiving the expat as an outsider. [click to continue…]

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New medicines, surgeries, and medical devices are constantly being developed nowadays. These advancements are great for medical patients in that they can receive treatment in ways that were not available (or not as convenient) in years’ past. As science and technology continues to merge, new medical developments hit the market at an exponential pace. [click to continue…]

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Staying healthy becomes harder and harder as a person ages. In some cases, a person will need to have certain medicines on a daily basis in order to keep their conditions in control. Getting the right medicines is something that can only be done with the help of a doctor. Once the required pills are prescribed, you’ll have to find the right pharmacy to fill them at. Finding a company that offers things like prescriptions delivery, is a great way to increase the convenience you experience. The following are some factors to consider when trying to find the right drugstore in your area. [click to continue…]

Smart Tips For Diet And Exercise

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Making the commitment to exercise and eat a healthy diet sounds simple until you discover just how many ways there are to do it. With dozens and dozens of diet plans and just as many fitness approaches, how do you know what’s really best? Making the journey to a healthier, stronger you doesn’t have to feel like a guessing game. With a few smart tips to get you on track, you can master the exercise and diet plan that’s right for you. It is also very clear that “one diet does not fit all” and that personalized nutrition is becoming a reality. The NIH recently stated that “every diet plan should incorporate genetics.” [click to continue…]

The most Popular Cosmetic Dental Procedures

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When you have a great looking, healthy smile, it can act as a booster for your self-confidence. The good news is that modern dental treatments provide a number of advanced procedures that can help to reshape your grin. Getting a visit to a dental office can help you regain a beautiful smile in no-time. Some of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures that are able to help you achieve a beautiful smile are highlighted here. No matter if you just wanna whiten your denture, fix chipped teeth or solve a missing tooth, we’ve got your covered! [click to continue…]

Caring for Diabetic Wounds

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Diabetes is a metabolic condition that can cause serious complications if not properly managed. Skin problems are one of the most common complications, that individuals with diabetes may face. Wounds that are merely a nuisance for healthy individuals may be more easily-acquired and more difficult to treat for those living with diabetes. Here is how to avoid and tackle skin injuries in case you’re needing that daily insulin dose. [click to continue…]

eyelid surgery before and after pics

Staying healthy is a big concern for the majority of people and something they are willing to go to great lengths to ensure. For some sufferers, there are a number of physical issues that they face which prohibit them from doing certain things. Experiencing sagging or larger eyelids can really affect the way a person sees, among many other ‘less important’ things that relate to the physical aspect. Having eyelid surgery, can help a person rectify this type of situation in a hurry. Here are some of the benefits that can come along with this procedure. [click to continue…]

Which Form of Hair Removal Is Right For You?

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Hair is a very important aspect of our body. However, if we aren’t talking about our scalp, where an abundance of hair is always welcomed, excess of hair in other areas of the body, require constant hair removal methods to be applied. This way we ride the modern trend and keep our bodies fresh and good looking! No matter if we talk about men or women body hair removal is very common nowadays. There are quite a few methods to lose that unwanted ‘fur’. [click to continue…]

Learn about Nutrition…From Your SmartPhone

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Nutrition apps for smartphones are all the rage for families wanting to keep up the conversation about health and fitness. There is a lot of really good information out there that can benefit you when you’re on the run and in the dark about caloric intake and exercise. For example, the Runkeeper app available in both Apple App Store and Android Play Store, allows you to calibrate and track your heart rate, calories burned, and distance traveled while you’re chasing that second wind, while the Kitchen Stories software provides a lot of healthy recipes! [click to continue…]

man maintaining gum health

A recent study published in the PLoS Pathogens, a scientific journal, reveals that a bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis is responsible for periodontal disease. Interestingly, the bacterium also worsens rheumatoid arthritis by leading to earlier onset and faster disease progression.
Periodontal disease (PD) and Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are two known chronic inflammatory diseases, whose association has been hinted at, but the mechanisms have been unclear- especially when it comes to microbial connection. [click to continue…]