Safety Precautions to Keep in Mind When Vaping to Quit Smoking

Did you know that the first non-tobacco e-cigarette was developed in the year 1963 by Herbert Gilbert? However, the first commercial vaping device was created by a Hong Kong company in the mid-2000s. Since then vaping as a popular activity to help people quit smoking has been growing significantly. PR Newswire estimates that by the year 2023, the industry will likely be worth more than $43 billion. The interesting factor about e-cigarettes and other vaping devices is that manufacturers now sell … [Read more...]

How to Trim Your Pubic Hair without Irritation

Trimming your pubic hair may seem to be a straightforward process for many women. However, it is a hectic one to women who develop complications after the shave. No matter the quality of the shave, itching might be unavoidable to most people. For this reason, trimming can be the best solution to these problems. What you do to your hair down there is a personal choice. Unfortunately, you might be repeating the mistake now and then out of ignorance. Mistakes made during … [Read more...]

When to Move an Aging Parent into Your Home

Wanting your parents to be safe and comfortable as they grow old is a concern for many adult children. Older people tend to want to stay in their own home as they age, but it’s not always the best option. Having them move in with you is one scenario that many adult children consider. There are, however, many things you need to think about before inviting them to come and live with you. Is it the Right Thing for Everyone? Worries about your parents' safety, wellbeing and health can play … [Read more...]

10 Tips For A Better Nights Sleep

Getting a great night's sleep is challenging for millions of Americans and individuals from around the world. With hectic schedules, an increase in technology, and the inability to ever cease communication with the outside world can greatly impact your ability to sleep well each night. Implementing a few tips can drastically improve your ability to sleep through the night without feeling exhausted each morning you wake up. Invest in a Better Mattress One of the biggest issues individuals … [Read more...]

HOW TO QUIT SMOKING

When the matter at hand is the smoking habits of men and women, we can say that the two genders cannot exactly be considered equal, which is a saddening reality. In other words, research shows that when it comes to quitting your smoking habits and getting out of a smoking routine, women tend to have a much harder time than men, most of the time. Even though the research on this issue is still considered to be “mixed”, it is said that in an investigation conducted not too long ago, more than a … [Read more...]

A Lady’s Guide to Hormones

Your body is a wonderful symphony of hormones, all working constantly every day for your wellbeing. While many women are familiar with the hormones estrogen and progesterone, there are many more hormones that are significant to our health. Like traffic controllers, hormones direct numerous important processes in the human body. Here is a brief introduction to some of the hormones present in your body, what they do, and the health effects they may have. Estrogen Perhaps the most famous … [Read more...]

Effective Methods for Women in Removing Skin Tags

A skin tag is basically a harmless growth and almost half of the adults all across the globe can or may be affected by it. They are usually tiny raised protrusions on one's skin that can be felt via touch using your fingers. They very rarely cause any medical complications at all, but they can prove bothersome sometimes. There are several home-removal remedies marketed all over the place, however, some are usually more effective than others. In this article, we're going to take a look at the … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Start a Healthier Lifestyle

Choosing to stay healthy is a conscious choice people need to make. The modern world we live in now is full of unhealthy food and lifestyle choices, so we need to educate ourselves so that we can make better choices, prevent diseases, and live longer and healthier. 1. A healthy weight is the key Maintaining weight within the normal range can be difficult for some, especially if they've been living a sedentary lifestyle for a while or all their lives. But if you start with something small, … [Read more...]

Using Sunscreen to Reduce Women’s Risk for Skin Cancer

The number of people with skin cancer in Canada is increasing annually. In fact, there are around 7,200 cases of malignant melanoma that are diagnosed every year. About 90% of these cases are caused by UV radiation by natural sunlight, or by the use of tanning beds. 11% of Canadian women use tanning beds regularly, putting themselves at higher risk. This is why it is so important to protect the skin from the sun’s rays, not only in the summer months, but also in winter. Wearing sunscreen on a … [Read more...]

Qualities to Look for in a Physician Recruitment Firm

It is not easy looking for medical staff. You are searching for someone who has expertise in the chosen field. Whether you are hiring a physician or a nurse, you need someone with the right medical background and years of experience. Therefore, it is a great idea to find a physician recruiter instead of doing the job yourself. You want a firm that specializes in the recruitment of medical staff since they can guarantee you that they will search the best candidate to work for the hospital or … [Read more...]

Diagnosing Autism in Women — and Thriving Afterward

Most depictions of autism in the media show young boys and men struggling with the diagnosis. In well-known movies like “Rain Man” and “P.S. I Love You” as well as shows like “Parenthood,” “House,” “Boston Legal” and even “Arthur,” autists featured are exclusively male. While it is a major victory to see real and fictional autists in the media, it is disappointing that the diagnosis is seen almost entirely through a masculine lens. In truth, autism manifests differently in girls and women. It … [Read more...]

Health Care Jobs That Desperately Need More Women

There is a monumental push to push more women into health care jobs — but the truth is that women already make up more than 78 percent of the health care labor force. This isn’t a misleading statistic; if you visit any hospital or clinic, you are likely to see an abundance of women at work: staffing front desks, maintaining administrative functions, providing nursing care, assisting medical professionals, offering social assistance and more. The problem is that women aren’t well represented … [Read more...]

Why Taking a Break is Good for Your Health

Are you too busy to take a break? Women’s lives are so full of responsibilities and commitments that the idea of taking time out for yourself is rarely a priority. You feel like you’ll be letting someone down or shirking your responsibility if you take a couple of days off, so you keep going regardless of how much you could do with a rest. If this pattern of behavior sounds familiar, it’s the kind of attitude women have had for centuries; putting the welfare of others before themselves and … [Read more...]

Healthy Foodies to Follow on Instagram

Like millions of people, you enjoy sharing and seeing photos of your friends and family (and their pets!) on Instagram. You also follow a number of celebs and/or sports figures in order to get the latest on what they are up to. As it turns out, you can use the power of Instagram for a lot more than cute selfies of you and your pup or to see how many points NBA star LeBron James scored last night. You can also follow a number of people who can inspire you to meet whatever types of goals you … [Read more...]

A Guide To Preparing Yourself For An Operation

Having an operation will always be daunting no matter what type of surgery it is and whether or not you have had an operation before. There are sure to be many questions and concerns that you have, and the medical team should be able to answer these questions and alleviate any concerns that you might have. You can reduce stress and speed up the recovery process by making sure that you are both physi-cally and mentally prepared for the surgery and the team will be able to advise you on how you … [Read more...]

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