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Don’t Let the Signs of Aging Win

Sometimes, your fast-paced life passes you by in an instant. By the time you take a good look in the mirror, you find yourself in shock in seeing those wrinkles and fine lines creeping around your eyes and along your forehead and mouth. How pronounced and severe they still depend on the level of exposure you had to environmental factors, but these signs of aging can begin to show up as early as your mid-twenties. Putting...

3 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Dental Health

Dental appointments can be overwhelming for some people, let alone, children. Sitting in a dentist’s chair can be a scary adventure for them. As parents, you know that good oral health is of utmost importance. Whether you want to make regular trips to a family dentistry practice in Lakeville more interesting for your kids or you just want your children to learn good dental habits, here are a few things...

Understanding the Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community

While most seniors may prefer to age in place, it may not always be the best, most cost-effective, and safest option. In fact, in the long run, it may even become more expensive than moving your loved one to a retirement home. Cost should not be the only consideration, and there are many other advantages of living in a retirement community in Salt Lake City. These include: Flexibility in Adapting to Changing...

Not Smoke and Mirrors: Will Legalising E-Cigs Get Kiwis off of Nicotine?

While the US cracks down on vaping, New Zealand moves to relax its e-cigarette laws. The government has unveiled their plans to legalise the sale of e-cigarettes in the country, with hopes to get people off nicotine and to achieve their goal of making NZ smoke-free by 2025. Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner has released a statement announcing the legal sale of e-cigarettes, which will come to force in...

Understanding Elderly Care and Independent Living

Nearing your retirement age, or do you have a senior family member that needs full care and attention? Nowadays, retirement facilities in Provo offer convenient living spaces for senior citizens. They have amenities to satisfy the need for independent living, assisted living, and for personal care and services. Seniors are assured to live in a friendly atmosphere and a peaceful community. The Preparation After...

Crack Babies: Cocaine Use During Pregnancy

If you want a baby, then you have to know that there are certain prescription drugs that you can’t take while you’re pregnant; this especially goes for illegal drugs. These, on their own, are bad for your body, but with a baby growing inside you, both prescribed and illegal substances can have adverse effects. What Cocaine Does to the Body It boosts the production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps...

Fluffy Pain: How Your Pillows Cause Neck Pain

The pillow under your head may be a piece of comfort in your sleep, but did you know that its fluffiness can give you pain? While their purpose is to provide support for a restful night’s sleep most take it for granted and use it inappropriately so, they do more harm than good. Don’t let their softness and fluffiness fool you. Here are some of the factors that your pillows are affecting your sleep. Spine...

Helping Dyslexic Kids Reach their Full Potential

For most people, reading may seem easy and automatic. For people with dyslexia, however, this task is very complex and challenging. According to the Australian Dyslexia Association, this condition becomes evident during the early years of schooling. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Children with this condition may experience difficulties in spelling, writing and even speaking. Dyslexia is a...

3 Everyday Things You Didn’t Know are Causing Your Tiredness

You can’t always blame sleep deprivation for the lack of energy you experience regularly. Most of the time, it’s the little things you do (or don’t do) that exhaust you physically and mentally. With that, here are a few common habits that you didn’t know were bad for your energy, plus easy lifestyle tweaks that can help you bounce back from being tired all the time. Take Time off from the Gym When You’re...

Memory Complaints May Be Sign of Dementia

Sometimes, not remembering where you put your sunglasses is just an inconvenience borne of lapsed attention, but a study says when seniors often complain about misplaced belongings, you should take it seriously. The researchers suggest that self-reported concerns about memory slips are an indication of dementia. Right now, there is no absolute way to prevent it, but care provider Royal District Nursing Service...