Using the Internet for Medical Information

internet use for medical informationThe internet can be used to find out information on just about anything. There was a study done by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, that researches the percentage of people who have used the internet for health information. In this study they looked at the participants who have shared the information they found online with their doctor, verses those who have not. They found that the information shared with doctors to be of higher quality.

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10 Facts About Zika That Your Should Know

zikaZika is a fairly new disease that is known to be transmitted through mosquitoes. Zika is also rapidly spreading, therefore it is important to know some facts about the disease and how you could possibly prevent it. Because it is such a new disease it’s important to educate yourself about it. Some of the symptoms include: red eyes, joint pain, rash, and fever. Here are some facts you should know about the Zika virus.

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Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

cardiovascular diseaseDid you know that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of woman according to Kathleen Mitchell from BuissnessWest.com? Well the best way to prevent this diseaseĀ is a healthy lifestyle. Healthy living is something that only you can control. No one can make that choice for you, you have to choose to motivate yourself to eat right and exercise. Kathleen also states that estrogen helps protect against cardiovascular disease, but a women’s estrogen decreases as they go through menopause. This means the older a woman gets, the more important it is to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Visiting an Urgent Care Center Has 5 Main Benefits

urgent careWhen you are sick or injured, waiting several days to see a doctor can be too long. Yet, there are many times when your symptoms do not warrant a visit to the emergency room, but they are severe enough to make you miserable. Urgent care clinics help to bridge this gap by treating many common ailments, such as sprained ankles and strep throat, that are simply too important to wait. In addition to these services, you can enjoy the following benefits offered by urgent care centers in your area.

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7 Ways to Find Your Fitness Motivation

fitness motivation Embracing a fitness routine, and healthy lifestyle is a difficult task for most people. Having a fitness routine and eating a healthy diet are essential to living a healthy and long life. According to Anna Almendrala, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, we be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week. Here are some tip to help you find your fitness motivation.

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