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4 Actions Home Health Leaders Should Take

When you become the owner, manager or administrator of a home health agency people look up to you for leadership, to clarify, and guide them in the right direction, even if they don't ask for it they do want it. When I was thrust into a leadership position a few years back, I kept looking for someone who could guide me and show me "the ropes." I started reading as many leadership books that I could get my hands on. However, what... ❯❯❯

Everything You Need to Know About Eczema/Dermatitis

What is eczema? There are two main types of eczema, atopic and contact. Atopic eczema is usually found in folds of skin, such as arm pits, behind knee caps in on the joints of your arm. Atopic eczema is common in individuals who have either a personal or family history of hay fever or asthma as "atopy" often runs in families. The second type is called contact eczema and this most commonly occurs on the hands and feet. Eczema... ❯❯❯

Top Reasons Why Athletes Should See a Sports Medicine Doctor

The life of professional athletes isn't easy. They have to participate in intensive exercises and training activities constantly to deliver maximum performance in front of an audience. While these activities are crucial for athletes to stay in shape, they can also damage their body. Sports medicine is a growing healthcare field dedicated for treatment of injuries related to sports and exercise like fractures, dislocations, sprains... ❯❯❯

The Most Ancient Meditation Practice on Earth

Buddhism is about 2,500 years old. It's an oppressive amount of time. A hundred generations (give or take) have lived, shaped the world and died during that span. No empires and few cities have survived since then. Looking back in time a fifth of the way there brings you to Leonardo da Vinci's day. Going back halfway puts you in Charlemagne's Holy Roman Empire. It is an old style of meditation. But it's not the oldest. There's a... ❯❯❯

Burning Desire: Want To Lose 5 Pounds Of Fat Fast Without Starving Yourself?

Jumpstart your metabolism with the following eating plan: Ripped. Cutting up. Shredding. All different labels to describe the bodybuilder's ultimate goal - to send unwanted body-fat packing while keeping your hard-earned muscle mass right where it is. Though the often-prescribed method of eating fewer calories each day while burning additional calories via exercise is certainly the foundation upon which a six-pack is based, many of... ❯❯❯

Varicosities: What They Are And What You Need To Know About Them

"I'm sorry, sir, but you've got varicosities. They're not dangerous, but they will impact your life in different ways." Now, if you didn't know that a varicosity was another term for varicose veins, would that just absolutely scare the living daylights out of you? Herein lies one of the more difficult issues plaguing the healthcare system in this country - it's the lack of straightforwardness. Then again, how many times have you... ❯❯❯

Lung Transplants - Risks That You Should Be Aware Of

Spine is an important part of the body's structure. There are 33 bones individual bones in the spine and they are stacked on top of each other. The primary function of spine is to provide support to the body and allowing us to do different physical movements such as standing, bending, sitting etc. Apart from this, strength and stability is also provided by them. There are some diseases and conditions which are suffered by the body and... ❯❯❯

What Are the Conditions Treated by Spine Surgeons?

Spine is an important part of the body's structure. There are 33 bones individual bones in the spine and they are stacked on top of each other. The primary function of spine is to provide support to the body and allowing us to do different physical movements such as standing, bending, sitting etc. Apart from this, strength and stability is also provided by them. There are some diseases and conditions which are suffered by the body and... ❯❯❯

Ulcers - Powerful Natural Remedies Revealed!

  If you had a pound for every person who has been "cured" two or more times of his ulcers, you would be a wealthy person - probably with ulcers. For some reason, totally unknown to me, ulcers are considered an ailment of the wealthy. (Probably by the same people who think money brings happiness.) Again, if you had a pound for all the low and moderate income people who suffer from ulcers, you would be able to balance the... ❯❯❯

Fitness Tip: How To Hydrate and Replace Electrolytes When Working Out

Water is essential to life. A few days without it could result in death - it's that important. So considering a hydration strategy, especially when working out in the heat is essential to overall health. We lose water through respiration, sweating as well as urinary and fecal output. Exercise speeds up the rate of water loss making intense exercise, especially in the heat, a possibility of leading to cramping, dizziness and heat... ❯❯❯