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...]

4 Natural Ways to Look After Your Health

Looking after your health is a responsibility that you should take seriously, especially if you want to live a good quality life. Your environment is filled with so many things that can both threaten and harm your health, so protecting yourself is key. One of the foremost ways that you can do so is by maintaining healthy habits. This may include ensuring your diet is filled with healthy foods, being as active as possible and doing things that make you feel happy and stress-free. Below you’re … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Benefits of Collagen Peptides for Women

Let's start off by understanding that collagen is one of the most abundant forms of protein present in the body and is responsible for maintaining the health of hair, skin, and nails. It works as a cement that maintains the elasticity of the skin and holds the skin tissue together. Thus, it becomes important to talk about the benefits of collagen as it has become a buzzword in the health industry. This article deals with letting you know some of the health benefits of using collagen peptides. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Women Need Friends

When a woman has friends, she tends to keep those friends for life, unless a major falling out occurs. The bond between females in friendship is massively strong and can outlast many other different types of relationships. In fact, studies have shown that women need friends in order to live a happy, healthy life. Here are some of the reasons why this is the case. 1. Reduces Stress When women have friends, it is good for them in both the physical and emotional sense. It is easy to become … [Read more...]

Vaping and women’s beauty?

Myths about female smoking Light ladies' cigarettes do not harm the body so much. This is absolutely not true because the harm of smoking is caused not only by nicotine, dozens of hazardous substances are contained in cigarette smoke, regardless of their strength. The reduced nicotine content is compensated by the smoker unconsciously - they become deeper than puffs, poisonous smoke lingers longer inside the lungs. The addiction does not weaken from switching to light cigarettes, and by … [Read more...]

What Neck Pain Means to the Female Body

Believe it or not, men and women have different anatomies. While that doesn’t much impact how we think — or how we function in the workplace — it certainly does impact how we physically feel and the types of medical attention we need. The most obvious example is gynecology: Women need annual check-ups to ensure their reproductive systems are healthy and functioning appropriately, whereas men have no such dedicated doctor and require reproductive check-ups much less frequently. Another good … [Read more...]

Women at Higher Risk of Alcohol’s Dangerous Effects

Having a drink – or two, three or four – is not an unusual activity in our everyday lives. There are happy hours after work, brunch, lunch and dinner cocktails, family get-togethers, and friends’ celebrations to attend where alcohol is prevalent. Not to mention relaxing at home with a bottle of wine or a pitcher of margaritas. Problem is, drinking too much alcohol over a long period of time can spell health trouble…particularly for women. Unfortunately – glass for alcoholic glass – women … [Read more...]

How to Get Back to Your Best Self After an Injury at Work

Work-related injuries can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Perhaps you tried to put a box back up onto a shelf and the ladder broke. Perhaps parts of the ceiling or scaffolding fell on you, or perhaps you just slipped on ice managed on a sidewalk that is managed by your company. Injuries can range from minor to life-changing, but regardless of how serious your injury is there is one thing that should stay the same – your attitude. With a great attitude you can get back to your best self, … [Read more...]

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