Archive for January, 2014
Did you know that more than half of all urgent care centers in the United States have been in operation for more than five years? Immediate care facilities first opened in the U.S. in the 1970s, and since that time, they have become viable alternatives to emergency room care. There are several benefits of urgent care facilities, which makes them an effective way to prevent ER crowding.
1. Variety of treatment. Immediate care centers are equipped to treat a wide variety of non-life-threatening conditions. Not only can they treat lacerations, burns, concussions, and upper respiratory illnesses, but they can also perform x-rays, blood work, and physical exams, as well. As a result, these facilities are a helpful way to obtain medical care for minor conditions.
2. Cost. Immediate care is often less
Perhaps as long as men have been going bald, the search has been on for the best hair restoration for men. A lot of strange therapies have been tried through the ages. Vikings were known to rub goose droppings in their hair, and other cultures prescribed the application of honey, boiled wheat, and beer paste by a virgin. These days, most men are aware that the only truly effective remedies for hair loss are viable because of drugs, surgery, or unique illusions. However, the hunt for the best restorative treatment or procedure is still on.
Is hair transplant the best hair restoration for men?
If you can afford it, and if you suspect that further hair loss is not going to occur, then a hair
Lower back pain tops the list as the leading cause of disability worldwide. In fact, chronic back pain will affect approximately 26 million people between 20 and 64 across the United States. If just a small percent of those chronic pain sufferers were to miss work because of their pain, productivity losses could rise to significant levels. Your pain does not have to insurmountable, with some preliminary research you can find back pain relief from family chiropractic clinics near you.
While some patients may be candidates for acupuncture or simple back strengthening exercises, other individual
Once upon a time, if you were having a baby, you would call your family doctor. If you broke your leg, your family doctor was contacted. If you were anxious, or if you had chronic headaches, the family doctor was your go-to. These days, knowing who to contact can be a bit confusing. In the United States, the medical industry is growing at approximately 20% each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health clinics, general practitioners, emergency rooms, and physical therapists can all overlap in one form or another. This brief guide should help you find the right medical provider when you’re in need of some medical attention.
Contact your general family doctor when…
- You need to talk about family planning.
- You want screening and diagnosis for a disease.
Good healthy diet foods should be easy enough to identify, but so many dieting programs these days call for low-fat this, and sugar-free that. After you have gone through their lists of do’s and don’ts, what you sometimes end up with is a list of highly processed foods, devoid of vitamins and nutrients. If that plan isn’t serving your diet, or your health, then you may want to consider some of the more nutritious food options out there. Here are just three that will add excitement to any diet, and valuable nutrition for better health.
Sample some nutrient dense vegetables.
Perhaps the pinnacle of good healthy diet foods is the nutrient dense vegetable. Topping the lists for nutrient density are those of the dark and leafy variety. Here are a few that stand out:
Many people want to set personal fitness goals to give them a more healthy lifestyle. This is understandable when you consider that an estimated 60% of American adults do not meet the physical activity guidelines set down by the CDC. According to IdeaFit, an estimated 33% to 40% of women in America are trying to lose weight, while an estimated 20% to 24% of men are trying to lose weight. Many of these people use gyms to help them attain their goals. In fact, according to Statistic Brain, an estimated 45,300,000 Americans currently hold gym memberships.
One of the best ways to get into shape and lose weight is to do core fitness training. Core exercise strengthens the muscles around your pelvis and trunk. Core fit