Monthly Archives May 2015

Don’t Put Your Health at Risk! Exercise Daily

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Our lives are hectic. Every day we struggle to simultaneously perform our work duties, take care of our families, and maybe, if we’re lucky, find an ounce of relaxation time for ourselves. Amidst all of our priorities we often forget to take care of ourselves — our bodies in particular.

Over 80% of adults don’t achieve the required amounts of aerobic or muscle-strengthening activities per week, and not even 5% of adults perform a half hour of physical activity per day. These troubling numbers suggest that by the year 2030 almost half of the adult population in the U.S. will be considered obese. But you can personally stop this trend by getting active today!

Health Benefits of Regular Activity.

It might seem impossible to designate time for exercise and proper nutrition, but dedi

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Study Shows Botox Relieves Symptoms Of Depression

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Lately, it seems like researchers discover new benefits of Botox just about every other day. (Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration… but not much.) What is the latest gem to emerge from these studies? Apparently, Botox isn’t just good for your skin — it may also ease depression. The research, presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and lead by Dr. Ajay Parsaik, produced impressive results.

Reviews of data from more than five, large scale studied revealed that “eight times as many patients who received injections of Botox saw improvement in their depression symptoms when compared to patients who did not receive the shots,” according to Medical Daily. Researchers evaluated a standard metric (self-reported depression as gauged by the Goldberg Depress

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4 Reasons to Consider Urgent Care Before the Emergency Room

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When you get sick or injured, the only thing on your mind is likely getting care, fast. That’s why you should make sure you know the facts before such an event arises. To help you with that, we’ve compiled a list of three reasons why you should consider choosing urgent care over the emergency room.

1. It takes less time.

About 80% of urgent care patients wait 15 minutes or less for treatment. That’s a significantly shorter wait time than an emergency room. In fact, 35% of emergency room visits could have been resolved faster at an urgent care facility, and an estimated 80% of visits are resolved within an hour.

2. Are there really that many differences?

Did you know that an estimated 27% of emergency room visits could have been resolved at an

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