Health and Wellness
You have probably heard others discuss the future of nursing, particularly the growing need for nurses to meet the needs of an aging population. But what are some of the challenges facing nurses, nursing students and education as we move forward to meet these changing societal needs in health care?
Most of us have heard the phrase, “The eyes are the window to your soul,” but in reality, your eyes may actually be the windows to your overall health. And yet, the health of eyes is still something that most of us tend to ignore. Unless we are having some type of vision problem, we do not regularly visit the eye doctor. We tend to think of vision problems as something that will occur as we age; however, vision problems can occur at any age, from infants to seniors, and often without symptoms.
Surprising facts show that certain kinds of exercise not only build muscles, strength and endurance. They also cause brain growth and make you smarter.
You don't have to be a boxer to enjoy these shadow boxing, speed bag routines and heavy punching bag exercises as part of your leisure fitness regimen.
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When asked about the future of health care, Mark Lodes, M.D., chief medical officer of Froedtert and The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Practice Group, said, “I think health care is increasingly moving toward providing better health care for the population.
Women are, and have been, the major coordinators of the family’s health and wellness; they are often the link to the health care system for their families. Many women also assume the role as caregivers for their families, themselves and relatives who are sick, disabled or elderly.
Be kind to your feet. Years of wear and tear can be hard on them. So can disease, bad circulation, poorly trimmed toenails, and wearing shoes that don’t fit. Foot problems are sometimes the first sign of more serious medical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes and nerve or circulatory disorders.
Vitamins and supplements are made differently and for different reasons. Knowing which will work for you could mean good health or an adverse health reaction.
Swimming on a regular basis can make you feel younger, and revitalized and is also among the doctor recommended exercises to help relieve back pain.
As we age, eye problems increase, including cataracts. Fortunately, this problem can be treated by wearing stylish UV ray filtering sunglasses to match your wardrobe.
Learn how you can chow down and pig out on healthy food by eating six times every day while remaining slim, trim and even losing weight in the process.
A mastectomy does not have to mean the end of your love life. Losing a breast is not what love or sex is all about in the first place. A loving partner will help you celebrate life.
Statistics on breast cancer show the importance of early detection of the disease and each and every woman should take their breast health seriously.
Almost nine out of 10 of us simply don’t get enough whole grains in our daily diet. Yet, 75 percent of us want to, according to a poll by the International Food Information Council. To start to tackle this issue, getting to know whole grains is the first step. Just what is a whole grain? Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Whole grains, as opposed to refined, contain the entire grain kernel -- the bran, germ and endosperm.