Understanding Gestational Diabetes: An Introduction

Get In Shape And Practice Running Prior To Entering A 5K Race

If you want to enter a 5K race this summer to help raise awareness for cancer research, getting in shape so that you can endure the race and potentially lead the pack of runners can be accomplished with some disciplined training sessions. Discuss Your Goals With A Personal Trainer If you are the type of person who feels self-conscious while exercising or lifting weights inside of a crowded fitness center, a private gym that offers personal trainers may be appealing to you.   Read More...

Reasons That Your Hearing Aid May Fall Out

When you get a hearing aid, you may notice that it takes some time to adjust to how it feels in your ear — or, you may find that you're hardly aware of its presence just a few days after getting it. One thing that may make you aware of the hearing aid is if it slips out of place. Perhaps you feel it loose inside your ear, or maybe it begins to fall out and you have to grab it.   Read More...

Osteoporosis 101

Most women as they near menopause know they have a greater risk of developing osteoporosis, but sadly, many women don't fully understand why and are in desperate need of postmenopausal osteoporosis information. Here is a brief summary of what you need to know to help you make the right lifestyle choices and informed healthcare decisions. What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is essentially porous bone. The reduction in bone mass makes the bones weak and brittle.   Read More...

How Does Weight Lifting Make Bones Stronger?

If you've been diagnosed with osteoporosis or have worried that you could be someday, chances are you've heard that weight-bearing exercises strengthen bones. While this is true, it might seem confusing to think that weak, thin, and brittle bones could be helped by putting more weight on them. If you're curious how this mechanism works, read on to discover why weight lifting is good for bones. Bones are Living Things   Read More...

4 Tips For Working While Undergoing Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatment can feel like a full-time job all on its own. But not everyone can afford to quit their job while they're undergoing cancer treatments. In fact, since so many people use employer-provided health insurance, continuing to work is key to affording treatment for many cancer patients. If you can't afford to take time off of work while you're undergoing cancer treatment (or if you just don't want to stop working) take a look at some tips that will help you manage your professional life while undergoing cancer treatments.   Read More...