It is not very surprising that Denver is one of the top healthiest cities in America. With 300 sunny days a year, the Mile High City boasts of trails and parks for many outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, mountain climbing, biking, and yoga. No wonder the city has the thinnest residents of any U.S. city, and less than 20% of Colorado adults are overweight. Check out these Denver areas […]
Putting on a fresh coat of paint to your rooms can make your home livelier and brighter. Plus, if you do it yourself, you can definitely save a lot of money. But wait—there’s a downside. Painting sounds like it doesn’t take a lot of effort to do, but you do have to watch out for harmful paint fumes. Before you pick up that brush, learn as much as you can […]
Many physical ailments are best alleviated through the help of physical therapy. These conditions may be caused by fractures, injuries, strokes, arthritis, heart attack, as well as Alzheimer’s disease. Physical therapy aims to treat and rehabilitate the patient to help him return to his daily activities and prevent further injury. Below is a list of the most common injuries that are treated with physical therapy.
Extreme heat in the summer is dangerous and one of the major killers in the country. The lethal combination of high temperatures and high humidity can make people, especially children and seniors, suffer from heat-related illnesses. The body naturally cools itself off by sweating, but some people are unable to properly cool themselves. If the body temperatures are not decreasing, they may lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
You might have heard of ELISA test kits before, but not really understand what they are for. And the name ELISA is not really a woman’s name, but the term actually has a more scientific origin. ELISA stands for “enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay”, which is a method commonly used in laboratories to diagnose various diseases in the form of ELISA tests. Using blood or urine samples, the ELISA test measures a […]
If you’re one of the many people in the world that is plagued by snoring, either as the snorer or the bedmate of a snorer, then no doubt you will be interested in methods to help kick the night-sawing. Here are three different solutions that are sure to surprise even the most seasoned snorer. Exercise This is one of those weird things that most people would never think about, but […]
In today’s unsurprising news, Yahoo! reported that for some people, their sweet tooth is biologically similar to a cocaine addiction. For anyone who demolishes king size candies in mere seconds like myself, this bit of news did not come as a shock. It did, however, alert me that there are plenty of other suckers like me who can’t stay away from having something sweet after every meal (and sometimes in […]
Nursing assistants are an important part of hospital staff, and must receive training to perform their jobs properly. To become a certified nursing assistant requires two qualifications; a high school diploma or the equivalent (such as a GED) and to have completed between six to twelve weeks worth of training in a CNA certification program.