Health & Wellness

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The Burden of Informal Caregiving Hits Hardest on Women

The saying goes that charity begins at home, but statistics also reveal that so does caregiving. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, nearly 30% of the US adult population is taking care of a disabled or sick relative. That’s equivalent to over 65 million. Further, the average lifespan of an American is increasing. Therefore,

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What does Invisalign do?

In short, it is a clear aligner that is used to straighten teeth. Physically, it is a piece of clear plastic that you wear over your teeth; it’s fairly subtle, due to it being clear and thin. Most people who wear them go about their day with a second thought. Best of all, Invisalign W1

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Posture and Balance: Exercises You Should Know

Throughout most of our lives, physical activities such as exercise or playing sports are great ways of improving our motor skills and posture. But as we grow older, we have less time for ourselves, especially when we have to work eight to 12 hours a day, five or six days a week. Although we will

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Restless Lately? Here are 4 Ideas to Improve Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Maybe you’re not a morning person, but it could also be that your bedroom isn’t as healthy as you think it is. If you’ve been suffering from frequent bouts of restlessness and fatigue lately, it’s worth observing the quality rest you get. Several factors in your bedroom could actually be hindering your body from reaching

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The Consequences of Having a Family Member with Substance Use Disorder

The consequences of the mind and body of illegal drug use have long been documented and discussed. The drug deteriorates their mental and physical health, increasing their risk of illnesses and death. Despite knowing the negative effects, drug users find it difficult to quit because their body has become accustomed to it, manifesting in often

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How to Make Staying at Home Fun for the Family

It can be challenging for both children and adults to stay home for a long period of time. This is why parents need to make their home a fun place for everyone. This does not mean you have to break the bank and have a swimming pool installed; there are practical ways to make your

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Jump-starting Your Journey to Self-improvement

Only you can make a big change in your career. All too often, people wait for a big sign from the sky before making a major decision. But if you wait too long, you could miss your window of opportunity. The corporate world rewards bold risk-takers, and if you feel like you’ve hit a rut

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DIY Home Projects for Destressing

There is no denying that this year has been causing so much stress for everyone due to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has resulted in several financial problems, work-related issues, health problems, and perhaps personal problems. Stress can have an expensive toll on your mental health. It can even exacerbate and develop into more serious

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Senior Care Basics: Rules for Healthy Hair

For a lot of men and women, their hair significantly impacts their overall appearance. This might not seem like such a huge deal to some people, but it could really make a massive impact on the well-being of many seniors. That’s why caregivers must know about basic hair care essentials that could help them care for an

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Need a way to straighten your teeth quickly? A brief guide to the Inman Aligner

There is a somewhat common misconception amongst dental patients that having braces fitted as an adult will ultimately mean wearing heavy, metal aligners. And, as adults, very few people can accommodate such a noticeable change into their appearance without feeling self-conscious or worried about how others perceive them. Thanks to advances in both cosmetic and

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