- Submitted by TedL on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 2:28pmGuest Blog
CPR has been a practice since the year 1740. So it has been around for literally hundreds of years. And perhaps it has remained so integral to emergency response because it triples a person’s chance of survival when CPR is performed. The good news is that despite being centuries old, CPR guidelines are updated every five years.
- Submitted by Admin on Tue, 01/20/2015 - 5:58pm
Drugs that work adversely when taken alone are due to either an allergic reaction or overdose. However, when taken in combination, they can interact in unexpected ways. Adverse effects from drugs can either result in a temporary illness, like becoming paranoid or passing out, or death. All adverse results are due to an overstimulation or understimulation of the nervous system, which might cause heart failure, respiratory failure, or multiple-organ failure.
- Submitted by Admin on Fri, 01/16/2015 - 10:59am
While most expectant mothers take great care to avoid vices that could be harmful to an unborn child - such as drinking, smoking, drug use, etc. - there are some things that just aren't talked about in the same breath when it comes to prenatal care. Expectant mothers often hear tips ranging from borderline (or completely) ludicrous, to those based in fact, but slightly off the mark.
- Submitted by Admin on Tue, 01/13/2015 - 12:00pm
The deadline for enrolling in a healthcare plan through the New York State of Health marketplace was December 20, 2014, for coverage beginning January 1, 2015. Anyone who did not enroll through the marketplace for coverage by that date would not have insurance coverage for January.
- Submitted by TedL on Mon, 01/12/2015 - 4:45pmGuest Blog
Healthcare is changing drastically and everyone is trying to figure out what their new options are. Advancements in technology and changes in the structure of healthcare have created new options that make receiving great healthcare easier than ever before. However, all of these new options only make choosing a new doctor more difficult.
- Submitted by Admin on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:12am
physical activity, many mistakenly treat it as just another form of exercise class one can squeeze into their busy schedule. That's why those who practice yoga sometimes leave their class feeling anything but bliss and serenity.
- Submitted by Admin on Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:03am
In a world saturated with the latest fitness fads it can be easy to forget one of life’s simplest pleasures; going for a stroll. One of the easiest ways to achieve the recommended two and a half hours exercise a week is a brisk walk every day. It will help you get fit and stay fit and stimulate those feel-good endorphins that exercise can bring.
- Submitted by Admin on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:39pm
There are two types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Both types of diabetes prevent blood sugar from getting into your cells, where your body can convert it to usable energy. As a result, the excess sugar builds up in the blood steam causing damage to the blood vessels and nerves, and starving the body of the energy it needs to perform daily functions.
- Submitted by Admin on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 6:26pm
Today's world is a stressful place, with its many demands, crises, and sudden changes intruding into the lives of its inhabitants. Constantly bombarded with pressures and stresses, it is not surprising that most people absorb this negative energy into themselves, and begin to suffer the detrimental effects of becoming attuned to the modern world's problems.