Category Archives: Health

Self Inflicted Wounds Mistreating Acne

0

Cuts and punctures aren’t the only wounds that break the barrier of the skin. Mistreating acne can, too. “You start out with a simple acne, and you end up with a secondary infection with staph or strep, or it turns into impetigo that requires aggressive care with internal antibiotics,” said Doctor, a dermatologist in her own practice, Cosmedical, in Paramus, N.J. Read more »

Breaking the Smoking Habit

0

The good thing about bad habits is that you can break them using the idea behind Ivan Pavlov’s research. Forming a connection between a certain situation and smoking created your habit. Now, you just need to reverse this process. The main way to break the connection is by practicing not smoking in the very situations in which you used to smoke. Read more »

Postpartum Contraception Is Necessary

0

When you’re pregnant, the last thing you may want to think about is birth control after the baby is born.
I can’t tell you how many women have said to me, “Don’t worry, I don’t need any birth control. I’m not having sex after this baby is born.” I can describe these women in two words: Moms, again. Read more »

Pesticides and Your Facility

0

While pesticides may help to curb the insect problem at your club, improper or careless use can lead to a host of health problems in your members and may negatively impact their athletic performance, according to the November issue of Current Comment from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Read more »

Cut Your Calorie Intake

0

Consuming even a few more calories a day than you burn can make you gain weight over time. So by taking in fewer calories — and also burning more calories with exercise — you can’t help dropping some weight. Read more »

The Betrayal of the American Man

0

In 1991, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Susan Faludi attacked men’s resistance to feminism in Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. With Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man (William Morrow & Co.), Faludi shifts her focus to the opposite sex, setting out to trace the roots of male opposition toward women’s independence.

Read more »

How You Can Help a Depressed Loved One

0

You’ve noticed a change — and it’s not for the better. Your loved one is showing symptoms of depression. “There’s a big difference between being moody and being clinically depressed,” said Douglas Chay, a social worker with the Mercy Counseling Group, a service of Women’s Mental Health at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Md. “You can snap out of being moody. You can’t just snap out of being depressed. You need help.” Read more »

New Guidelines for ADHD Treatment Released

0

An expert panel of doctors, mental healthcare providers and educators on Monday issued a new set of guidelines aimed at treating school-age children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

The guidelines, published in the October issue of Pediatrics, follow a set of guidelines issued last year to help doctors diagnose ADHD in children.

Read more »

Smoking Worsens Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

0

Women with breast cancer who smoke are nearly twice as likely as non-smokers to have tumors spread to their lungs, according to a study appearing in the June issue of Chest, the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Read more »

Headaches Certain Symptoms May Indicate Stroke

0

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, usually because of a blocked artery, but sometimes because of bleeding. Read more »

 Page 3 of 9 « 1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »